You’re Hired! We are often asked, “How can I make money flying a drone?” While there are many different ways to cash in using your aircraft, one that is available to new pilots in almost every city is real-estate photography/videography. Because getting started can be a challenge, we asked our good friend Joe McBride, owner […]
Finding the right position to stand when flying your drone can make the difference between a great aerial video and a crashed drone. Here are a few quick tips on finding the perfect location to make it easy to see your drone and any obstacles that may hinder your flight.
From DJI: A marvel of engineering and design, the Mavic Air was built to go wherever adventure takes you. Inheriting the best of the Mavic series, this ultraportable and foldable drone features high-end flight performance and functionality for limitless exploration. 32 MP Sphere Panoramas Foldable & Portable 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera 3-Directional Environment Sensing […]
Checking out the drone news, you’ll see that it happens a lot. We’ll be we on a photo shoot with a new rotordrone and a passerby will hang back a while and finally ask “Hey! That’s cool, how does your quadcopter work?” Well, we always stop what we’re doing to give them the basic “five […]
In January 2016, an action-packed web show appeared on YouTube aimed specifically at the burgeoning first person- view (FPV) multirotor community. But unlike earlier attempts, this one eschewed technical language, avoided instructional videos, and circumnavigated hobbyist clichés, opting instead for something a lot more exciting. Taking cues from snowboarding and skating videos, it portrayed the […]
When working as a commercial drone pilot shooting footage for TV commercials and movies, pilots have to be able to fly their multirotors in a wide array of circumstances. This includes flying indoors and outside under various weather and lighting conditions. Needless to say, this can create a stressful environment for pilots, who can have […]
Here are some more winners from the Inaugural Los Angeles Drone Film Festival that was this past weekend. WINNER of the EXTREME SPORTS CATEGORY UNITED WE RIDE Amanda West of Four oh Four Film Factory WINNER of FEATURING DRONES CATEGORY MERRY CRASHMAS This is Tilt & Animasjonsdepartementet Merry Crashmas from This Is Tilt on Vimeo. WINNER […]
This is a video submitted by one of our readers and we thought we would share it with you. As you can see adding in drone footage to any video really add to the overall quality of the film. Enjoy. Winner Peugeot Dutch Drone Film Festival 2017 A glimpse of the beautiful nature and friendly […]
This is the latest offering by Yuneec, their new H520 commercial drone. Although this is a first look at this nice bird, we are very impressed at what we were able to do with it on our first outing. There will be a full review in the next issue of RotorDrone Magazine.