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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Flying a Drone Through a Fireworks Show

It has been a year since Jos Stiglingh captured stunning video with his Phantom 2 drone while flying through a fireworks display. Since posting the video, it has racked up over 11 million views on YouTube, which more than likely makes it the most watched drone video of all time, and for good reason, it’s simply incredible! Happy Fourth of July!

If you’re looking for more firework drone footage check out this short video or this video filmed over a Nashville firework show.

Drone Buyers Guide: The Best Drones for Any Budget

I am asked on a weekly basis which drone I have and which drone I recommend for taking aerial photos & videos. As a teacher, I love to help and share the things I myself have learned so I decided to put together a simple buyer’s guide that I hope is helpful to you, no matter the budget!

drone-Buyers-guide-quadcopterPhoto by Tyson Wheatley

This drone buyers guide is aimed at the user who wants a ready to fly drone

First, a little background: I have been flying radio-controlled airplanes and helicopters for over 10 years. I originally started with electric helicopters and airplanes. Then I started flying one of the first consumer drones with a camera that could only be controlled with an iPad back in 2012. Today, I own numerous toy drones and serious drones. The advice you’ll read below is based on me conducting hours and hours of research and flying/testing. While changes happen pretty quickly in this new emerging field I try my best to stay on top of the newest and best drones that come out on the market so you can hopefully get a better idea of what might be best for you.

Therefore, this drone buyers guide is aimed at the user who wants a drone without having to do any of the DIY stuff like programming and soldering circuits. Below is my guide for the user that is looking for a simple, turnkey solution no matter the budget. As always, let me know if you have any questions or want any clarification on any of these recommendations and I will try my best to help you out! Read More

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