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DIY Options for Charging Drone Batteries Off-Grid

If you have a drone, sooner or later you’re going to want to charge your drone battery off-grid. The problem is that drones use big batteries, so to charge a big battery you need an even bigger battery – a simple solar panel USB charger might be good enough to charge your phone, but it […] The post DIY Options for Charging Drone Batteries Off-Grid appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Diy, Batteries, On Location, Drone Photography, Drone Batteries


Why Self Driving Cars Will Never Fly

Like many photographers and film makers I have a drone in my gear closet – a DJI Mavic to be precise. Every time I take it up for a spin I’m amazed at how ridiculously sophisticated this little machine is. It’s so easy to fly my 8 year old can do it with ease. It […] The post Why Self Driving Cars Will Never Fly appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Technology, News, Drone, Drone Photography


How to fix the DJI Mavic Pro Tilted Horizon problem

After a while of shooting with the DJI Mavic Pro, I notice something weird, my footage was off.  Whatever I did I could not get a clean sliding shot. Looking deep I realized many of my shots were a bit crooked. Turns out my gimbal was not calibrated. When you are taking photos or footage […] The post How to fix the DJI Mavic Pro Tilted Horizon problem appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Drone, Dji, Drone Photography, DJI Mavic Pro, Drone Videography, Mavic Pro calibration, Tilted Horizon, Tilted Horizon problem


How to process and grade drone photos in Lightroom

With drone cameras improving on an almost weekly basis, shooting photos with drones has become very popular. Possibly even more so than shooting video with drones. They allow us to reach vantage points that are otherwise impossible to attain. In this video, photographer Michael Shainblum goes through his process for processing photos from his DJI Phantom […] The post How to process and grade drone photos in Lightroom appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Drones, Lightroom, Post Processing, Drone Photography, Michael Shainblum


These aerial photos will make you see familiar shapes in the surfs on the shore

Remember that little game we’d play as kids, finding familiar shapes in the clouds? I still play it from time to time, but Australia-based photographer Peter Adams-Shawn has raised it to a whole new level. His project titled “From the Deep” features aerial photos, taken with a drone above the surfs of his local beach. […] The post These aerial photos will make you see familiar shapes in the surfs on the shore appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Australia, Surf, Beach, Aerial Photography, Drone Photography, Peter Adams-Shawn, Aerial Perspective, Waves Photography


DJI’s new interchangeable lens drone camera takes aim at filmmakers

 DJI just introduced a new camera designed to work with drones, and in particular its Inspire 2 flyer. The camera is a “world first” in that its a super 35 digital film camera tailored for aerial cinematography – in other words, if you’re a filmmaker, documentarian or professional cinematographer, you are probably going to want one of these. The Zenmuse X7 camera has… Read More
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Hardware, Tech, Drone, Dji, Drone Video, Drone Photography, Zenmuse X7


DJI’s new interchangeable lens drone camera takes aim at film makers

 DJI just introduced a new camera designed to work with drones, and in particular its Inspire 2 flyer. The camera is a “world first” in that its a super 35 digital film camera tailored for aerial cinematography – in other words, if you’re a filmmaker, documentarian or professional cinematographer, you are probably going to want one of these. The Zenmuse X7 camera has… Read More
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Hardware, Tech, Drone, Dji, Drone Video, Drone Photography, Zenmuse X7


DJI’s new 6K drone camera packs a Super 35mm APS-C sensor with 14 stops of dynamic range

DJI have announced the world’s first Super 35mm digital camera designed specifically for aerial cinematography. The Zenmuse X7. It shoots 6K CinemaDNG raw video at up to 30fp. The X7 also features a new DJI Cinema Color System to maximise its 14 stops of dynamic range. For aerial photographers, it’s also capable of capturing 24 […] The post DJI’s new 6K drone camera packs a Super 35mm APS-C sensor with 14 stops of dynamic range appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Dji, Drone Video, Drone Photography, Drone Camera, Zenmuse X7


Drone Photography from Kyrgyzstan

It has been a while since I’ve been to a country with as much freedom to roam, explore, and fly drones as Kyrgyzstan.  The country is just so wide open that it’s really easy to fly.  It’s also very safe to fly.  And, of course, it’s really beautiful which is a bonus. Unfortunately, my drone […]
Tags: Travel, Kyrgyzstan, Travel Photography, Drone Photography


These are the best drone photos of 2017

Dronestagram is the first social network dedicated to aerial photography. Four years in a row, they’ve been choosing the best of the best aerial images. In partnership with National Geographic, they have recently published the winners of their 2017 drone photography contest. There were about 8,000 photos submitted. Photographers all over the world sent their […] The post These are the best drone photos of 2017 appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Drone, Contest, Aerial Photography, Drone Photography, Dronestagram, Aerial Perspective


Man arrested for delaying firefighters after flying drone over wildfire

Grounding fourteen aircraft battling a massive wildfire, a man in Arizona thought it would be a great idea to operate his drone in a temporary no-fly zone in order to take aerial photos. The post Man arrested for delaying firefighters after flying drone over wildfire appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Drone, Arizona, Arrest, Wildfire, Firefighters, Drone Photography, Cool Tech


Man arrested for flying drone over wildfire, delaying firefighters

Grounding fourteen aircraft battling a massive wildfire, a man in Arizona thought it would be a great idea to operate his drone in a temporary no-fly zone in order to take aerial photos. The post Man arrested for flying drone over wildfire, delaying firefighters appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Drone, Arizona, Arrest, Wildfire, Firefighters, Drone Photography, Cool Tech


How to shoot and edit those crazy Inception style drone photos

If you have been following anything drone related lately chances are you have seen one of the mind bending images like above that are very reminiscent of the scene from Inception when the ground is bent up at 90 degree angles. These images are crazy to look at and really make you look hard to find […] The post How to shoot and edit those crazy Inception style drone photos appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Tutorials, Drone, Drones, Drone Photography, Inception, Matthew Maas


Hong Kong Looks Beautifully Uncanny When Seen From the Sky

Few cities represent the remarkable 20th century trend of skyscraper-filled, obscenely dense cities better than Hong Kong. At its height, The Kowloon Walled City, which was demolished in 1993, was perhaps the most dystopian portrait of urban living. And according to photographer Andy Yeung, 21st-century Hong Kong…Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Photography, Science, Urbanism, Cities, Drones, Drone Photography, Kowloon, Kowloon Walled City, Andy Yeung, Urban Dystopia


Using the Litchi App for Drone Photography and Filming

Most of us who have invested in drones will be using a DJI Phantom or perhaps the new Mavic. Whilst there are better photography platforms available they are significantly more expensive and really designed for higher end commercial operations. DJI provide their drones with a free app to control it with. It is called DJI Go and it's a pretty comprehensive app. It allows you to control many complex aspects of your drone both in setting it up and flying it. However, to differentiate its model rang...
Tags: Photography, Drone, Jason, Drone Photography, Cool Photos, Litchi App for Drone Photography, Litchi app Litchi, Litchi, Mission Hub, Litchi App Summary Litchi, Jason Row Rise of the Drones


This photographer turns aerial photos into dream-like composites

Being able to turn your vivid imagination into art is not an easy task. It takes skill, time, and of course – the imagination, of course, above all else. Photographer Darren Wilden is an imaginative artist, passionate about flying a drone and working in Photoshop. He brought his two passions together in a magnificent series of […] The post This photographer turns aerial photos into dream-like composites appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Aerial Photography, Drone Photography, Adobe Photoshop, Dji Phantom 3, Phantom 3, Composites, Aerial Perspective, Darren Wilden


Surreal Drone Photos Transform America Into a Roller Coaster

Texas never looked so nauseating. The post Surreal Drone Photos Transform America Into a Roller Coaster appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Texas, Photo, Aerial Photography, Drone Photography, Surreal Drone Photos Transform America Into


Just how good are drone cameras? Not very, according to DxOMark

The third-party company that ranks camera sensors with software is now looking at drone cameras -- and the results cover a wide range -- from drones on par with a semi-pro mirrorless to cheap drones with smartphone quality. The post Just how good are drone cameras? Not very, according to DxOMark appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Drone Photography, Dxomark, Cool Tech, Camera Sensor, Drone Camera


Using Drones for Photography and Making the Right Choice

Thinking of Investing in Some Airborne Photography Gear? Drone photography was one of the big growing trends of 2016 and may well become a mainstream photographer’s tool in 2017. The ability to get up high and out over water have allowed drone photographers to record the world from a unique perspective. The drone market is massive but choosing the right one for you can be a challenge. Like buying a camera, there are drones to suit all different needs. These range in price from a few hundred dol...
Tags: Photography, Quadcopter, Karma, Camera Gear, Drones, Gear, Dslr, Jason, Drone Photography, Standard, Jason Row, Dave Lundy, Mavic, Kent DuFault, Mark Lehmkuhler Yuneec, Jason Row Review


Dramatic drone photos show a difference between the rich and the poor

No matter where you live, it can be difficult to clearly see differences between the communities. But when you rise above it (literally), you can see just how many discrepancies there are in the same city, even in a very small space. And more than that, you see how clearly people are divided. South African […] The post Dramatic drone photos show a difference between the rich and the poor appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Drone, Aerial Photography, Drone Photography, Urban Landscapes


Biggest aerial photography competition shares impressive worldwide drone shots

SkyPixel, a drone photography community run with DJI, recently shared the top aerial shots of 2016 from the biggest aerial photography contest of the year. Explore a worldwide view from the skies with these top shots. The post Biggest aerial photography competition shares impressive worldwide drone shots appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Drone Photography, Cool Tech, Photography Contest


Drone the World: pay a professional drone photographer to capture your travel memories

When I first saw a selfie stick, I thought it was quite a strange way of capturing travel memories. And now I’ve discovered another quite unusual way of doing this – and a more expensive one. A London-based company Black Tomato offers you a service of hiring a professional drone photographer. He or she will […] The post Drone the World: pay a professional drone photographer to capture your travel memories appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Travel, Photography, London, Inspiration, Drone, Travel Photography, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video, Drone Photography


The Best Drone Photographs of 2016

TIME selects the best images shot from the skies
Tags: Gadgets, Photography, News, Uncategorized, Drones, Aircraft, 2016, Drone Photography


From zero to drone in one hour is MIT’s vision for drone building

Have you ever had a problem finding a drone that suits all your needs? If this is the case, then a group of MIT’s students has the invention which could solve your problem. Thanks to their interactive program, it may soon be possible for everyone to build their own drone, even without any technical background. […] The post From zero to drone in one hour is MIT’s vision for drone building appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Mit, Drone, Aerial Photography, Drone Photography


How to Pick the Right Drone for You

We put three of the most popular drones to the test
Tags: Gadgets, Photography, News, Uncategorized, Christmas, Drone, Flying, Drones, Buying Guide, Aircraft, Drone Photography


Fall in Denmark Is Even More Beautiful Seen From a Drone

Get lost in the foggy countryside. The post Fall in Denmark Is Even More Beautiful Seen From a Drone appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Photography, Photo, Denmark, Drone Photography


How Drones Are Changing Our View of the World

The spectacular images are a feast of color, texture and outstanding natural beauty
Tags: Landscape, Photography, News, Uncategorized, World, Drone, Environmental, Wildlife, Dji, Aerial Photography, Dji Phantom, Drone Photography, Bird's Eye View


DJI dominates 2016 with a two-cameras Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro drones

DJI already had 2016 going for it drone-wise. Their Mavic Pro smashed the competition from GoPro and is possibly what everyone is getting for Christmas, but now, they are making another push with two new drones: a pro Inspire 2 and an update to the popular Phantom line: Phantom 4 Pro. Inspire 2 This is a […] The post DJI dominates 2016 with a two-cameras Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro drones appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Gear, Dji, Drone Photography, Gear Announcement


This 20-year old’s drone shots will inspire you and probably make you want to move to Australia

Shooting stills and video with drones is ridiculously popular, and shows no signs of slowing down. A lot of drone shots, though, are very much just the same old thing everybody else is doing. Occasionally, though, you come across something special and interesting. The work of 20-year old Gabriel Scanu is such a thing. Looking [...] The post This 20-year old’s drone shots will inspire you and probably make you want to move to Australia appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Australia, Inspiration, Drones, Drone Video, Footage, Drone Photography


GoPro Karma drone is now ‘boarding’ passengers with updated app

GoPro's Karma may be pretty small, but it can take on passengers -- virtually, anyway. The new Passenger app offers a second user the view from the drone as well as the chance to control the camera. The post GoPro Karma drone is now ‘boarding’ passengers with updated app appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Gopro, Drone Photography, Cool Tech, Drone App