Video of the week: Stunning Views of Iceland Captured From a Drone

Shot over the span of several months, filmmaker Garðar Ólafsson brings us captivating time-lapses and drone footage of some of Iceland’s most stunning landmarks.

You can view more of Garðar Ólafsson’s work over on his website.

Hover: Flight App for Drone Pilots

Hover Drone App

If you don’t have a newer drone then chances are you’re flying without the help of a smart phone app. If that is the case you might want to check out one of the highest rated drone apps in the app store called Hover.

Hover is a free, simple, no-frills flight app for drone pilots

Hover is a free, simple, no-frills flight app that provides pilots with a place to store analytical data about their flights through a flight log. Pilots can track flight times, locations, battery usage, and write notes and when finished they can send the generated reports off through email.

Hover Drone App iOS Review

The app features real-time wind and weather information, sunrise/sunset times, a humidity report, compass, as well as a timer so you can track how long you have to fly until your batteries are low.

One of the more helpful features is the No-Fly Zone Maps that are powered by which pulls up no fly zones and temporary no fly zones from the FAA, US National Parks and the US military so you have a simple fly or no-fly indicator.
Hover Drone Android Review

The different menus can be slightly confusing to navigate because you access them by swiping up, left, right and down but my favorite feature of the app is when you right swipe to reveal the drone news feed. If you swipe right one more time you can even personalize the feed and set the app to only include your favorite drone news websites.

If you want to learn more about Hover or download the app check out the Hover website here.


Interview with Drone Photographer Kyle Kuiper

I’m excited to share our very first feature on the new website! We have Kyle Kuiper who is a professional photographer based in San Diego, California. If you are on Instagram then chances are you are one of his almost 900,000 followers or you have at least seen one of his photos featured somewhere around the web.
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12 Beautiful Pictures of Fireworks Captured with a Drone

With recent advancements in app software, drone photographers are now able to drag the camera’s shutter and capture long exposures from more than 400 feet up in the sky. This has unleashed a number of amazing images of fireworks from never before seen angles. Here is a collection of some of the best firework pictures captured from drones this past Fourth of July weekend. Enjoy!

IMG_9469Photo by maxchicity

IMG_9465Photo by flyingfilmsny

IMG_9461Photo by toledoaerialmedia

IMG_9446Photo by highdrone

IMG_9485Photo by dronebois

IMG_9448Photo by danielpeckham

IMG_9476Photo by norcaldrone

IMG_9471Photo by razdood

IMG_9092Photo by dirka

IMG_9463Photo by dronerider

IMG_9490Photo by lancechilders IMG_9450Photo by treesisgod Read More

Baby Announcement with the Help of a Drone!

We’re having a…

Yup, that’s right! Our family is expecting our third baby girl this coming January and we are so excited!! I am however now outnumbered in our house 4 to 1. Yikes! So, yes, it’s definitely time to get a male dog :)

Side note: When we found out two years ago that we were having our second daughter we made this video called “The Secret” which featured our oldest daughter taking you on a journey through a garden. Check it out below! Read More

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