How to correct the GoPro lens distortion (fisheye effect) on photos

This week I was contacted by Christian who asked me how he could fix the fisheye effect he was getting on his photos from his GoPro camera. If you’re using a DJI Phantom 2 or a 3DR Solo drone then chances are you have probably run into this as well where your photos seem to bulge at the center which results in a curvy horizon. After sharing with Christian how to correct it using Adobe Lightroom I decided to also turn it into a quick tutorial for those who were struggling with this same issue. Below is a short video tutorial as well as screenshots on how you can correct this effect.

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Ireland From Above in 4k

Ireland drone aerial video

This week Matthew Coakley of Blue Mantle Media shares with us the vast and dramatic countryside of Ireland. Matthew traveled around Ireland for 10 days with his family and put together this beautiful video of their travels. In it we see drone views of the enormous Cliffs of Moher, Benbulben Mountain, the Dingle Peninsula, and the now-ruined medieval Dunluce Castle. Be sure to check out the video below! Read More

My Favorite Gear

drone aerial gear guide

I’m often asked how I got started, what gear I like to shoot with and what tools I use to take and edit my photos and videos. So I thought to make this little gear page with some very brief thoughts so it can serve as a quick guide to the things I like to use with the hopes that it may help you get started with shooting the things you love. Read More

Video of the Week: Iceland by Air in 4k

iceland by air drone video - 1

This week’s video of the week comes to us from filmmaker Jesse Moore of Modern-Atelier. He recently went on a trip to Iceland with his drone and came back with a bunch of stunning aerial views of vast landscapes and epic waterfalls. Check out the video below as well as the short interview I conducted with him to get an inside look at this beautiful project! Read More

Video of the Week: Riviera Maya, Mexico

From Where I Drone Video Flightgeist Mexico From Above

This week I spoke with Flightgeist, a two-man team consisting of filmmakers Corey Eisenstein and Joseph Pickard who are based out of Brooklyn, New York. They recently made a five-day trip to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and filmed this gorgeous video of Tulum, Cozumel, Cancun, and the Sian Ka’an. Be sure to scroll below to hear the story behind this project. Read More