One simple pro mod for better aerial images Multirotors and sports cameras are very nearly synonymous at this point in time. The popularity of one has undoubtedly boosted the popularity of the other. I bought my first DJI Phantom in part because I already owned a GoPro and wanted to see if I could make […]
Thanks to the advent of smaller and lighter cameras that can easily be attached to our multirotors, more and more pilots are getting their high-quality shots and HD video from the sky. Let’s discuss lifting cameras into the sky by multirotor and how to guide your camera through the air. Be sure to also stay tuned for […]
Learning a new craft, such as filming from a drone, can be a time consuming adventure. As with any learning curve, advice from experts in the field is invaluable and worth its weight in gold. That’s why we asked eight of the best aerial shooters we know to share their tips and tricks on how you can improve your […]
From the very start, the combination of digital camera and rotor drones has been a match made in heaven. For years, people have been trying to get bird’s-eye views with their sports cameras, and now, it’s easier than ever to get those high-quality, one-of-a-kind airborne shots. Our editors have reviewed many rotordrone products, and these top 10 camera drones have a lot to offer. Whether you shoot video or are looking for […]
We think these tips from Kansas State Polytechnic’s UAS program are right on the money! Spencer Schrader, a student in the UAS program and a flight instructor, says “The world of unmanned aircraft, or drones, is still relatively new and some standards in technology either haven’t been set yet or continue to mature. Following fundamental […]
When I fly my racing quad I use a GoPro camera on it, and on most of my videos, I have some wavy lines running on the outside of the frame. Is there any way to get rid of these?—Luis Gonzalez, Sun City, CA Answer: What you might be experiencing is the effects of rolling shutter, also called “jello” or […]
I recently had the fortune of test flying three independent light sources for nighttime flying. Depending on what your project is, you might want to illuminate the crops below you; a person walking or in a vehicle; or your background hills, buildings, etc. Aircraft used for testing purposes were the DJI Phantom 3 Advanced and 3DR Solo. We are going […]
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