Drone Video of the Week: ‘RISE’ An Oregon Aerial Journey From Michael Shainblum

‘RISE’ is a gorgeous aerial film from Michael Shainblum that shows the diverse landscape of Oregon. It features imagery from Oregon’s rugged coast to its lush forests. I was completely hooked once I saw Michael’s opening shot where he flew his drone out of a narrow sea cave! Definitely don’t miss this one!

Check out more of Michael’s work on his website and his Instagram feed.

Filmed with:
Phantom 3, Phantom 4
Soundtrack by:
James Everingham- Guardian

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How To Create Interactive 360˚ Aerial Panoramas Using A Drone


Today I’m going to show you how to create an interactive 360˚ aerial panorama using your drone!

After watching the video or reading the post below you’ll know how to shoot, compile and post an interactive 360˚ panorama that you can share with family and friends. Read More

2016 Christmas Drone Holiday Gift Guide (+ $150 Drone Giveaway!)


With Christmas right around the corner I thought I’d share my 2016 list of gift ideas for drone pilots or for that drone obsessed friend or family member that you may be shopping for.

Below you’ll find a wide list of gift ideas that work for any budget and that can work for almost any age. Feel free to message me if you have any questions! Read More

7 Ideas on How to Price and Package Your Drone Photography/Videography Services


I have visited a ton of drone services websites, and each company tends to package their services in a slightly different way than the rest.

This can be confusing for an aspiring commercial pilot. How should you price and package your aerial photo/video services?

Despite the differences in how pilots sell their services, there are some common options you can mix and match to best fit your business and market.

In this article, I’m going to break down seven ways you can price and package your aerial drone services. Use them to come up with your own complete array of packaging options.

Let’s get to it.


1) Custom Quote Each Project

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How to create an aerial panorama with a drone using Adobe Lightroom

Today I’m going to show you how to create an ultra wide aerial panorama (pano) using your drone.

In both the video above and post below I walk you through each step for creating a basic aerial panorama.

What is a panorama? Basically it’s a large photo that was stitched together using multiple overlapping images. The resulting effect is a very wide view of a scene.


For instance with the pano above, I used a total of 6 overlapping images or tiles to create this very wide photo. Read More