Drone Video of the Week – The New Perspective

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This week’s drone video of the week, ‘PERSPECTIVE’, comes to us from Jay Worsley. In this film Jay takes us over the beaches of Big Sur, to the deserts in the Southwest and everything in-between.

Check out his video below and then get the back story from Jay after the jump. Read More

Gift ideas for budding drone pilots

Below are some gift ideas for that budding drone pilot in your life. Please note that the list of drones below are considered toy-grade drones which are intended to be just for fun to get your feet wet in the world of drones.

If you have any further questions shoot me an email or leave a comment down below!

The Drone Pilot's Handbook The knowledge, the skills, the rules

The Drone Pilot’s Handbook: The knowledge, the skills, the rules – $10
This is a brand new book that I just finished reading. It provides a readers with a great general overview of everything drone related. (Amazon Link)

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Walkthrough of the New DJI Phantom 4 Flying Features

Curious to see the new smart features that are packed into the new DJI Phantom 4 drone? In this short video I run through some of them……I even recorded my iPad screen for you guys so you could see exactly how they work.

Thanks to artificial intelligence the Phantom can now sense and avoid obstacles, it can automatically track a subject using ActiveTrack, you can tap anywhere on your screen and the drone will fly to that spot thanks to TapFly and lastly you can fly the drone up to 45mph in the new Sport Mode.

If you have any questions or specific things you want me to demo in a future video be sure to let me know in the comments below! Read More

Interview with drone photographer Gabriel Scanu

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I discovered Gabriel Scanu’s drone work (@gabscanu) late last year and was completely blown away by his unique drone views of Australia.

What caught my eye was not just his fresh perspective on Australia’s sheer cliffs, desert landscapes and the gorgeous turquoise beaches but the way in which he also edits his photos to bring about a warm and soothing quality.

It’s no wonder his photos are constantly some of the most liked photos on the @fromwhereidrone Instagram account time and time again. Because of Gabriel’s aerial work, visiting Australia is now one of the places at the top of my list of places to visit with my drone.

I recently caught up with Gabriel to learn more about his gear, inspirations, what he looks for in creating a photograph and his vision for the future of drones. Take a look below for his answers… Read More

5 Useful Tools for Drone Videography Post-Processing

Drone Videography Post-Processing

While getting up in the air and capturing those beautiful views by drone is a great step, please understand that the road rarely stops there.

In fact, the majority of the drone videography videos you spend hours watching on YouTube have undergone a sometimes time-consuming and laborious editing process once the aircraft is back on the ground. But just because this endeavor takes effort doesn’t mean there aren’t tools available to make the process less painful.

Here are a few of our favorite drone videography editing and post-processing tools on the market for various operating systems. Read More

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