The DJI Mavic Air 2 is the latest drone from the company, and it brings with it a range of improvements along with new features. This excellent video review takes a look at the new drone and the sort of performance you can expect from it.
The paparazzi have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, with celebrities in lockdown leading to a 95 percent drop in output. It seems paparazzi are resorting to even more invasive methods by flying drones very low over celebrity residences.
Before we jump into this blog post if you haven’t already read how I do drone light paintings horizontally in the sky be sure to check this out here. If you have done that already (or don’t wanna read something else) get ready to have your socks knocked off because we are flipping them into vertical space and animating our light paintings all with stop motion.
To create this effect we use a similar process as I did in the link I mentioned above, but with a couple twists.
The use of drones over sensitive areas is certainly a point of contention here on Fstoppers. I think we can all agree that airports are a no go. Even if the risk is small, the damage could be catastrophic. What about irreparable heritage sites?
DJI makes a range of consumer drones at varying price points, sizes, and capabilities, and you can generally find one that fits your needs within their lineup. If you are wondering which one is right for you, this great comparison video takes a look at the Mavic Air 2, the Mavic Mini, and the Mavic 2 Pro to help you decide which one is right for you.
If you’re the parent of small children in this global pandemic, stop right now and order a drone. It will keep you (photographically) sane during what is most definitely a trying time. It certainly has helped me.
A drone video shared online has caused quite a stir over the past few days. It’s a drone footage showing the US Navy Blue Angels performing a flyover, with the drone flying way too close to the aircraft. The video was shot on 12 May, while the military jets were performing the America Strong flyover […]
A highly-controversial drone video surfaced online this week that seems to have been captured illegally. In it, the pilot flies shocking close to the US Navy Blue Angels as they performed an “America Strong” flyover in Detroit on May 12th.
According to The Aviationist, The video was allegedly published by one Giovanni Lucia (@giolucia) on Instagram and Facebook. Mr. Lucia seems to have deactivated both accounts and taken the video down, but not before YouTuber Moss Photography downloaded the video and shared the mirror on his YouTube channel in order to send the link to “multiple government agencies” who
Elle Mexico is determined to continue working throughout COVID-19 by finding creative and safe ways to do so. For their latest issue and cover story, a photographer took to using a drone to capture the editorial from above, while respecting social distancing guidelines.
DJI makes a variety of great drones at various price points and with different feature sets, with the Mavic Mini being one of the most inexpensive, making it an intriguing option for lots of new drone users. This great video review takes a look at the Mavic Mini and how well it performs, particularly how it has improved with new firmware updates.
Helsinki-based photographer and filmmaker Anders Lönnfeldt loves drone photography, architecture, and geometric compositions that draw you in. Now that he’s found himself out of work due to the pandemic, he’s bringing all three of those sensibilities together in a new series of done photos called Urban Aerials.
“The pandemic means less or no work for many creators. That is also the case for me,” Lönnfeldt tells PetaPixel. “This is the first time in many many years I have ‘nothing to do’ and it was an unfamiliar feeling.”
So he came up with a personal project that he could do
I love drones, but I don’t love the stereotypes, stigmas, attention, and negativity that comes with them. I’ve been flying since the Phantom 4, so I got into it right as the wild west of drone flying was coming to an end, and restrictions and regulations were being rolled out.
Now several years after that, the general public perception of drones, the way they draw attention to me no matter where I am, and the challenge of even finding a legal place to send my drone into the air have soured my affection for them.
Memory card maker ProGrade Digital has unveiled a new lineup of UHS-II microSDXC cards that are both faster and cheaper than their predecessors. And since they come with a full-size, full performance UHS-II SD adaptor, they’re extremely versatile as well.
The cards were announced this morning, and they represent a significant little spec bump over the previous generation.
Max sustained read and write speeds have been increased to 250MB/s and 130MB/s, respectively (up from 200MB/s and 80MB/s), prices have been cut by up to 45%, and there’s now a 256GB version available. And just like the previous cards, every purchase
Hidden cameras have given us stunning footage of wildlife that we never would have seen otherwise. PBS has employed a pretty interesting one in the mountains of Mexico. It’s a tiny spy hummingbird that has infiltrated into the heart of a huge monarch butterfly swarm. It has filmed the incredible spectacle from up close, and […]