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The Seattle skyline at sunset, photographed from a drone.Adding a drone to my photography toolkit has been one of the best decisions I've made in my creative career, allowing me to take pictures and videos that I would not have been able to take otherwise. After three years of flying drones for both recreation and commercial projects, I've come to the realization that adding a drone to a photogra
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, they say, and if that's the case, then there's a heck of a lot of flattery going on between Chinese manufacturers. The Vitus 320, from Walkera out of Guangzhou, bears an uncanny resemblance to the Mavic, from DJI out of Shenzhen...Continue Reading Portable Walkera Vitus 320 drone takes on the DJI MavicCategory: DronesTags: Drone photography
Your camera drone can now be shot down with US government permission if you fly it over a military base. That’s a new policy that was recently signed off on by the Pentagon.The Military Times reports that the actual policy itself is classified material and was sent out to US military branches back in July. The gist of the policy, however, was confirmed by Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff
Work is well underway on Heatherwick Studio's "tree-covered mountains" in Shanghai, as shown in this flyover movie filmed by a drone. Read more
When DJI launched its diminutive Spark drone back in May, a key feature was a set of gesture controls that allowed users to ditch the joysticks and fly it with their hands. The Chinese company has now rolled out a firmware update that adds further functionality, including the ability to stop and start recording with a wave of the arm...Continue Reading DJI Spark drone gets a gesture control u
Miggo, the smartphone and photography accessory makers who brought us the Pictar iPhone camera grip among other innovative products, have returned to crowdfunding to launch the new Agua line of waterproof bags designed for DSLRs as well as the DJI Mavic and Spark drones.There are three models in the series which are all made from a matt-finish tarpaulin material and offer the IPX3 environmental p
A post shared by RyanMcMaster (@ryanmc_33) on Jun 24, 2017 at 7:13am PDTThe use of drones for aerial photography has grown rapidly over the past few years, and systems are now available in all shapes and sizes, ranging from small hobby aircraft to complex commercial systems. Whether you’re a beginner just looking to have fun, or an experienced photographer exploring new creative opportunities, t
The world is closing in on lawless drone operation, with Canada now following on from last week’s proposals by the UK. Transport Canada has proposed a draft of strict drone regulations — laws that drone company DJI isn’t happy about.DJI was welcoming of the regulations proposed by the UK, showing that it is all for tighter controls and responsible drone operation. After all, DJI
As it stands, crew aboard the Japanese module Kibo on the International Space Station spend around 10 percent of their time capturing photos and video. But they may soon find themselves with a little more spare time, thanks to a cute autonomous drone that has arrived to lighten the load...Continue Reading Japan's floating space drone offers a window into the ISSCategory: SpaceTags: Ca
DJI is the biggest player in the drone market and it's no surprise that they offer a wide variety of drones. There is something for everyone in their lineup, but that also means that for many prospective purchasers, it can be hard to determine which drone is right for them. Fstoppers has written a nice guide covering four of DJI's most popular drones, the Spark, Mavic Pro, Phantom and Ins is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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