33 Epic Drone Photos to Inspire You to Visit Australia

Need a little getaway? From sheer cliffs, to vast coral sand, and gorgeous aquamarine water, Australia looks even more incredible from the air.

Thanks to amazing photographers and their drones, you get to experience Australia’s exotic plant-life and terrain like never before.

After viewing these images you’ll want to add this beautiful continent to your bucket list!

 


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Interview with Aerial Photographer Tommy Clarke

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This next feature is from London based aerial photographer Tommy Clarke. Tommy doesn’t actually shoot with a drone, instead he hangs out of helicopters with his camera.

I’ve been interested in aerial photography for a while now (yes even before drones) and Tommy is one of those photographers whose work I have always admired. I love the way Tommy captures colors and patterns from the air and I thought it would be interesting to hear from someone who captures amazing aerial imagery the old school way ;) and see what we can learn from him.

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Getting Started: How to edit your photos in Adobe Lightroom

Hey all! I put together this 20 minute overview video for those of you looking to get started with editing your photos inside Adobe Lightroom.

In this tutorial I assume nothing and start right at the beginning by showing you Lightroom’s library and importing process and then we dive right into editing photos through the develop module.

I’ve also made available a FREE RAW photo that was taken with my Phantom 4 so that you can follow along. You can download that by clicking here. Read More

Drone Photography Tips From a Traveling Photographer

This is a special guest post from Sam Gellman. Sam has spent time traveling around India, Indonesia, and the Philippines this year with his drone and he was kind enough to reflect on his travels and share some of the things he has learned with our #fromwhereidrone community…

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A passport, an alarm clock, and a drone

Travel photography brings new perspectives to our lives, and adding a drone can take it to a new level. I logistically find travel with a drone pretty easy. I’ve never had an airport give me trouble, even in India where drone regulations are pretty restrictive. That said, I have a friend who had hers taken away in El Salvador at customs, so I know it’s not invincible.

I travel with my wife so I try to limit the flying to early morning so we can spend the day together without distraction. I generally get up around 6:30am (Google what time sunrise is before you set your alarm or download one of these handy apps), I fly for an hour or two, and then spend the day with family. Read More

2016 Flying Robot international Film Festival

2016 Flying Robot international Film Festival
The 2016 Flying Robot international Film Festival (FRiFF) is now accepting submissions for this year’s event which will be held in San Francisco this coming October.

Last year FRiFF awarded over $10,000 in cash and prizes to winning drone filmmakers and they will be doing the same this year.

Here are a couple of my favorite films from last year’s event:

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