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March 18, 2019

How One Photographer Earns Passive Income From Drones

Meet Missie Ellis, the owner of small business Vantage Point Drone, which does aerial photography for a range of work, from residential to commercial projects like cell tower inspections, construction progressions and roof assessments. Do you know an awesome drone girl I should profile? Contact me here. This interview has been […]
March 16, 2019

How Drones Can Teach Your Kids About Science

The following is a guest post by Emily Folk. You can read more of her work on her blog, Conservation Folks. Drones can be a useful tool that science teachers can use to spark interest in various subjects and demonstrate concepts to their students — and it’s not just flying. […]
March 7, 2019
LuxNoctis-RubenWu

NYC Drone Film Festival Best in Show

The New York City Drone Film Festival’s mission is to help progress the art of aerial cinematography and storytelling using drones. Congratulations to all the #NYCDFF winners! 2019 #NYCDFF WINNERS CINEMATIC FPV CATEGORY & BEST IN SHOW – MOABLASTER 2 – THE STORM by AIRBLASTR EXTREME SPORTS CATEGORY – GOOD […]
March 6, 2019
Ag Drone

10 Ways Drones Are Changing The Future Of Agriculture

By now, you’ve probably heard that drones are disrupting the agriculture industry. But what does that mean, exactly? Drones aren’t harvesting crops or watering plants, so what are the drones doing all day? There’s a lot more to farming than just planting seeds, watering them and picking them once they’ve […]
February 23, 2019
Pensa Drone

Pensa Drone Checks Store Shelves

For retailers, empty or incorrectly stocked shelves come with a high price tag. New startup Pensa thinks drones can help, giving close-to-real-time updates on in-store inventory to both retailers and brands. It’s a lightweight alternative to the armies of cameras that track a customer’s every move in Amazon Go convenience […]
February 20, 2019

DJI Phantom 4 RTK Costs More Than 4x The Original Phantom 4. Is It Worth It?

The DJI Phantom 4 RTK might look nearly identical to the original DJI Phantom 4, but the two drones are quite different. Beyond the obvious difference — the price tag — the two drones are quite different. One, the Phantom 4 is primarily used for photographers or low-intensity enterprise projects. […]
January 30, 2019
DroneGun Tactical

Rogue Drones: Counter-UAS Systems Take Down Outlaw Aircraft

The expansion of drones into our everyday lives is occurring at an unprecedented rate, and although the vast majority of people using drones find them as enjoyable forms of entertainment or specialized tools for industrial applications, there are unfortunately some who fly them in an improper manner. With a relatively […]
January 23, 2019
DJI Inspire

Pro Tips For Aerial Photos

Many drone pilots will begin the process of moving from just flying drones to flying drones with some purpose, and for many that purpose is to document their flight through photography or videos. Let’s talk about what you will want to look for in a drone to document your adventures […]
January 19, 2019

PowerVision Doubles Down On Underwater Drones, Focuses On Fishing

Sure, the autonomous flying egg was a little kitschy. But Chinese drone manufacturer PowerVision, which first caught the general public’s eye with its flying egg called the PowerEgg, is now doubling down on underwater drones. PowerVision used CES 2019, a massive tech tradeshow in Las Vegas, to debut the PowerDolphin. […]
January 15, 2019

Finally, DJI’s New Smart Controller Means You Don’t Need A Phone Or Tablet Anymore

It took a few years, but FINALLY(!), you no longer need a smartphone or tablet to control your DJI drone. Dronemaker DJI launched its new Smart Controller at CES 2019, a massive tech trade show in Las Vegas. The Smart Controller finally allows pilots to fly (some of) DJI’s drones […]
January 13, 2019
Drone Wedding Photo

5 Reasons Why You Should Incorporate A Drone Into Your Wedding Photos

The following is a guest post by Chams Edhia Riahi, a drone enthusiast and founder of The Drone Logic. This is the third in a three-part series about drones and wedding photography. Read part one here and part two here. A wedding is undeniably one of the most beautiful moments […]
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
GDU

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 […]