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Fstoppers Reviews the DJI Smart Controller – Photography Article

The smart controller merges a CrystalSky monitor with a regular controller to offer an all-in-one package. This solution is effective and comes with interesting features. Disclosure: DJI provided a smart controller for this review. I used it intensively for several months before writing this independent review. Here is my honest feedback, but feel free to add your remarks in the comment section. Inside the Box As usual with DJI, the packaging is nicely done, and the box contains the following…

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True Cost of Flying a Drone – Aerial Photography Article

The true cost of flying a drone. What’s the question asked of a drone operator most of the time? You’re out on an operation; the drone is down safely and shut down. A voice pipes up behind. “Been watching you fly, looks great fun, what a great job”. Here comes the question. “How much is the drone?” I have lost count the number of times I have been asked this. My reply is on the face of it, “the drone…

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Oregon and Washington Landscape Photography Vlog – Time Lapse Photography Article

Seascape Photography and Aerial Video on the Oregon Coast The Pacific North West is by far one of my favorite places to capture images. I am excited to share this new vlog series with you all, where I cruise around with my girlfriend Jenny. Capturing Landscape Photography, Timelapse and Aerial video of Oregon and Washington. In this episode we head up the Southern Oregon coastline. We check out the beautiful redwoods and shoot a memorable sunset in Bandon. Capturing Flowers…

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500px Blog » [Aerial Photography] The Most Breathtaking Views Of Beautiful Earth From Above – Photography Article

Take in the beauty of the planet we call home with these majestic views shot from above. As we celebrate the many diverse landscapes that make up the Earth, let’s think about the ways we can conserve and save these fragile environments from their total destruction in our hands. (And then just go and do it.) Ready to fly? Scroll down—it’s awesome at the top! Can’t get enough? Browse some more lovely landscapes from the top. You Might Also Like…

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Aerial Work July 2019 – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Aerial work July 2019 for Skylark Aerial Photography has been very varied and busy. Aerial survey, roof inspection, TV filming, property shoots, commercial property shoots, boat cruises, holiday cottage shoots to property developments. Variety is what it is all about for Skylark Aerial Work July 2019. We are also pleased to see that the aerial survey work is now making up at least 50% of the workload, with another contract signed for more national water pipeline survey. Some of which…

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BAE Systems Generation Tempest – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

A few weeks ago we were invited to film over a 2 day period at BAE Systems Academy for Skills & Knowledge (ASK), for a feature about BAE Systems Generation Tempest. Drone filming took place both on the apron, in the hanger and workshop at BAE. In all over 6 hours of flying inside were completed around some very expensive aircraft. Drone used was the DJI Mavic Pro 2, and even with all the sensors on an observer was still…

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A Photo for Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary – Photography Article

I’ve been fascinated with the idea of incorporating the moon into photos whenever possible. And so, with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing on July 20th, I was excited by the possibility to shoot something special for the occasion: Putting a man “on” the moon. The man here is Ty Johnson, a paramotor pilot, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. As NASA will tell you, getting a man to the moon is harder than it looks. This is how we…

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Process for Planning an Aerial Portrait Shoot – Photography Article

I have been shooting aerial photography for years now, but have never really shared much of my process when it comes to creating images. Here is a quick look at what sometimes goes into a simple photo of mine. Idea/Inspiration As the creator, it all starts with a blank canvas. Our ideas come from things we’ve seen, known, and experienced. Using a camera, we can look at the world from a certain perspective, determine what we want to photograph, and perceive it in…

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500px Blog » This Week in Editors’ Choice: Water in motion, summer love, and starry nights – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s curation highlights water in motion, summer love, and starry nights. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Check out which photos are catching our Editors’ eyes today in Editors’ Choice! Not on 500px yet? Sign up here to explore more impactful photography. Related … This is only a…

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Operational Statistics First Half – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Operational Statistics First Half for Skylark Aerial Photography. A busy first 6 months for 2019 The half year numbers for commercial operations for 2019 have just been released by our admin staff. Commercial Operations (each time a flight is logged). 181 flights ranging from 4 minutes to 42 minutes. The latter being the fixed wing drone which has an endurance of 50 minutes. The 181 operational flights represent an average of 30 per month or a flight a day. First…

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DJI Makes Formal Complaint Against BBC Over ‘Biased’ Drone Coverage – Photography Article

Drone maker DJI—the self-proclaimed “world leader in civilian drones”—has lodged a formal complaint against the BBC over two different pieces of investigative reporting on drones and drone safety. The complaint surrounds two programs: BBC Panorama’s “The Gatwick Drone Attack” that aired on April 15th, and BBC Horizon’s “Britain’s Next Air Disaster? Drones,” that aired July 1st. The first focused on a well-publicized incident at Gatwick Airport where drones forced the airport to close, costing millions and leading to a military…

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Video Captured by Micro Drone Shows Massive Protest in Hong Kong – Photography Article

The ongoing protest in Hong Kong attracted more than one million people last week to demand the withdrawal of a highly controversial law that would allow local citizens to be extradited to China. The heated demonstrations were filmed by a local pilot with the help of a micro-drone. Despite the withdrawal of the extradition bill by the local government, the crowd continue to pressure the political system fearing that mainland China will continue to erode the legal system inherited from…

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The Game Changer – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

The Game Changer The Mavic Pro 2 changed all this. Along comes a drone with an excellent camera and the airframe is bustling with obstacle avoidance technology. We all know how good the Mavic Pro 2 is for external filming. But there is little written out there which goes into a little detail about its capability for internal shoots. Well we are about to change that. Within 6 months here at Skylark we have already carried out over 15hrs of…

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CAP1789 EU UAS Regulations – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Updated regulations for implementation within the UK next year which will be a huge change to all drone operators.The first (Open Category) is roughly what we work to at the present.The last (Certified Category) will be in line with a commercial operation of an aircraft and require full pilot licence, pilot licence for radio, medical for pilot and drone registration/service record for drone. At Skylark we will look to hold this category and add a drone rating to our current…

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How to Shoot Epic Drone Photos – Photography Article

Aerial photography is a different game than photographing from the ground. It’s much more difficult and slower to make a composition and you have to think of all kinds of rules and limitations to get your shot. However, drones opened up many new angles and possibilities when it comes to photography. I love new technology and I love drones. I mainly use the small drones (Mavic 1 Pro, Mavic 2 Pro) because they’re easy to bring with me in my…

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Photographing the Milky Way From an Airplane? – Photography Article

If someone said that you could shoot the milky way right out of a plane window, what would your first thoughts be? Would you say given the right time and location it’s possible, or would you say no way without a tripod? Landscape and adventure photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj recently shared an image of the milky way as viewed from his window seat on a plane. Apparently, the image was very well received and sparked a bit of a debate about whether…

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Seven Tips to Get Cinematic Drone Footage – Photography Article

Here’s a short video from Joey Helms that hits some great points on how to achieve more cinematic drone shots. Almost all of these points hold true for any photography or video shoot.Whether you’re a drone pilot, or film photographer this short video has some useful points about how to approach any shoot and get better looking video or images. The first four can be directly related to all video and still photography shoots. Probably the most important is Variety.…

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Filming Inside With A Drone – Aerial Photography Article

Filming inside with a drone the story begins. The use of drones for capturing unique perspectives and replacing what would normally be a Heli shoot territory is now really something that can be seen in most productions. The use of a drone is now becoming a standard requirement on any film or TV shoot. As drones become smaller and the camera systems, they use become better, drones are now starting to become used more for internal shoots. Three years ago,…

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Filming for LNER – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Filming for LNER. We have been asked to provide aerial footage for LNER of the new Azuma trains which have come into service on the North Eastern line of the UK. https://www.lner.co.uk/ In collaboration with DropZone Images of Newcastle, drones will provide aerial footage of the new trains.   https://www.dropzoneimages.co.uk/ Filming for LNER The new trains have been launched on the East Coast Main Line, five months later than planned. LNER unveiled the first of 65 new Azuma trains at…

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SUA – CAA Airspace Access Report Form – Aerial Photography Article

SUA:- Following the 2019 amendment of the Air Navigation Order (ANO). CAA have launched an online form to report instances where access to airspace has been denied to UAS, and where the request may not have been considered in line with the guidance set out in CAP1788 and with consideration of the interests described below. Users are reminded that the ANO, as amended, gives provision for aerodromes to grant or deny access to Flight Restriction Zones on the grounds of…

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Creative Aerial Photography: Photoshop Time-lapse – Photography Article

As I continue to add content to my YouTube channel, I thought it would be fun to try something new and screen-record myself while doing an edit. During this process I remembered the importance of trying edits like this  to familiarize myself with the programs I use on a day to day basis. In 2016 I was always pushing myself to get out and shoot with my drone. That ended up being one of the best choices I had ever made…

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500px Blog » » 500px celebrates Asian Heritage Month: 5 photographers to watch – Photography Article

Here at 500px, we’re proud to host a blend of content creators of Asian descent: Pacific-Asian, East-Asian, and beyond. Asian Heritage Month is a great opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the works and contributions of our community members. We spoke to five photographers about their creative journeys, why they chose photography, how they’ve honed their craft, and more. Read on for their stories. Why did you become a photographer? I always liked taking photos but never dreamed I could…

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Drones on a Construction Site? | Baltimore Aerials — Maryland Drone Video & Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

With so many parts moving at once, communication is essential on any construction site. Before the flights started, we had a general safety meeting held by the head of safety. When the safety meeting was over, I pulled the safety coordinator, crane operator, and those bolting the letters and Harp to the building aside for a second to explain my intentions. After our discussion, all parties were on board, and most people were excited to have the drone document these…

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Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company | FedEx Ground Distribution Center – Aerial Photography Article

Louisiana Helicam recently completed weekly project aerial photos, videos, and panoramic images for the newly-constructed FedEx Ground Distribution Center located in Carencro, Louisiana.  We visited the site each week for 36 weeks during the course of construction. The new project, developed by the James Saad Development Corporation, replaced an existing facility in Scott, LA. The site was chosen because of its ease of access to major highways, proximity to customers’ distribution centers and a strong local community workforce for recruiting…

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Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company – Aerial Photography Article

This video consists of highlight footage from a larger video that was filmed for a new property owner. The owner received a 230 aerial image/17-minute video package for the 500-acre hunting property. Keywords: aerial, aerial, duck, ducks, dynasty, hunting, louisiana, parish, photography, tensas, … This is only a snippet of a Aerial Photography Article written by mark@louisianahelicam.com (Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company) Source link

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