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January 6, 2019

The 3 Best Professional Wedding Photography Drones In 2019

The following is a guest post by Chams Edhia Riahi, a drone enthusiast and founder of The Drone Logic. This is the second in a three-part series about drones and wedding photography. Read part one here, and look for part three this time next week. Wedding moments are not repeatable, […]
January 2, 2019

CES 2019 Drone Preview: All The Drones You Can Expect To See In Vegas This Year

The International CES 2019 show kicks off this year on Jan. 8 in Las Vegas Nevada. The technology trade show, which runs through Jan. 11, features a slew of the latest and greatest tech across all industries. Expect to see 5G, voice-powered devices, mood detectors, foldable screens and plenty of […]
December 30, 2018

7 Tips For Using Drones For Wedding Photography

The following is a guest post by Chams Edhia Riahi, a drone enthusiast and founder of The Drone Logic. This is the first in a three-part series about drones and wedding photography. Look for part two this time next week. As drone photography and videography continues to gain popularity, some […]
December 24, 2018

DJI’s Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual Combines Side-by-Side Visual and Thermal Cameras

On the heels of the launch of the DJI Mavic 2, the Chinese dronemaker this week announced the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, an industrial-grade version of its Mavic 2 and Mavic 2 Enterprise drones, which launched earlier this year. The main differentiator with the new Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual is […]
December 19, 2018
Marks Drone

Drone Airspace ABCs

Situational awareness is key to safe and successful flights On June 30, 1956, the first major midair collision in our nation’s history occurred over Grand Canyon National Park. On a clear day, a TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC-7 collided in uncontrolled airspace, causing 128 fatalities. The deadliest […]
December 18, 2018
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10 Pro Tips for Professional Video

I love everything about editing video: the software, the equipment, and how you can spend 40 hours working to get a 3-minute piece just right. When it comes down to it, I realize what I love most is the look on other people’s faces when they watch my work. Whether […]
December 15, 2018
Atop the Climatron, Nathan Wambold

The Best Drone Photos Of 2018, According To B&H Photo

Here for your end-of-the-week drone photo inspiration, the B&H 2018 drone photo contest winners have been announced. Yours truly, me, The Drone Girl had the pleasure of being one of B&H Photo’s judges. The other judges were Armando Ferreira, Dom Esposito, Enobong Etteh, Jason Vong, Jonathan Casey and Tomas Villegas. […]
December 12, 2018

Going Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS)

Beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) is the most talked about concept in the commercial-drone world today—and for good reason. Many of the most lucrative opportunities for introducing drones into real-world commercial use are based on inspecting and gathering data over large swaths of land, such as railroads, utility lines, […]
December 12, 2018
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A Day In the Life of a Commercial Drone Operator

Within the past few years, drones have become just another tool in the toolbox for movie creators, both big and small. The next time you finish watching your favorite feature film or TV show, pay attention to the credits at the end. More than likely, you will see the names […]
December 7, 2018

Graupner Droneball Sweeper — Review Coming Soon!

We just received the new Rotorball Sweeper quadcopter from Graupner USA. This fun and unusual rotordrone is very rugged and crash proof with its built-in dome like cage. Ideal for the beginner as well as experienced drone pilots, the Sweeper is about the size of a basketball. Watch for a […]
November 30, 2018

6 Drone Startups To Follow In 2019

The following is a guest post by Mark Sheehan, founder of My Drone Authority. Drone companies have come and gone over the past few years. Many notable ones left us in 2018, including Airware, which unexpectedly shut down in September. Others aren’t gone for good, but left us in the […]
November 29, 2018

DJI Osmo Pocket Is An Adorably Tiny Gimbal Camera

The DJI Osmo Pocket is a teeny, tiny, gimbal camera that shoots 4K footage, and it’s only a few hundred dollars. The Chinese manufacturer known for its drones, including the Mavic, Phantom and Spark, today launched the DJI Osmo Pocket. The Osmo is a lineup of 3-axis gimbal stabilized handheld […]
November 17, 2018

Why The Australian Military Is Making A Big Bet On Drone Racing

This article was originally written by Sally French for Slate. As first published in Slate’s Future Tense: In 2017, the Australian military drone-racing team made its competitive debut during the Australian Drone Nationals. Given the technology’s long history within the military, you might think they would have an edge. But that’s […]
November 5, 2018

Fluidity Technologies FT Aviator Drone Controller

Drone pilots, from commercial experts to novices, can now increase their flight precision and improve their image/video quality with a first-of-its-kind single-handed controller from Fluidity Technologies. The FT Aviator drone controller was conceptualized and designed by former NASA  astronaut, pilot and physician Scott Parazynski, who has applied spaceflight and robotics […]
November 3, 2018

DJI Is Pretty Pissed About That Phantom 2 Drone Collision Research Video

Last month, the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) released a video illustrating its research on the impact of a potential drone collision with manned aircraft. It’s a pretty alarming video that has conjured up frightening headlines that don’t exactly put anyone who has ever ridden in a manned aircraft at […]