Articles tagged "aerial-photography"

Intro to drones part 1: Drone basics

Unsure of how to get started with drone photography? In this article, the first of a three-part series, we walk you through the basics of a drone system.

Nat Geo photo of the day shows colorful Katowice

The Polish town of Katowice is not famed as an area of beauty, but as all photographers know, that doesn't mean that beauty can't be found if you look in the right places. Mariusz Pietranek used a drone to look down on the colorful sedimentation tanks at an ironworks.

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography part 5: examples and comparison

In the fifth and final part of his series of articles on aerial photography, Erez Marom recaps some of his most formative experiences.

Surreal photo shows London high-rise fire from the air

Photographer Jason Hawkes had planned on taking aerial photos for architectural firms, but on Wednesday morning he unexpectedly encountered a scene that will haunt him for the rest of his life.

SkyPixel and DJI now accepting entries to 2017 Aerial Video Contest

Your best aerial footage could help you win a DJI drone and a new Nikon DSLR.

Chicago from the sky: Razvan Sera's view of the windy city

A 22 year-old Romanian photographer uses his DJI Phantom 4 drone to capture unique perspectives of the city where he now lives.

Hasselblad launches A6D 100MP aerial camera

The A6D appears to have replaced the A5D series, which had a number of sensor options, with a single body using the company’s highest resolution back.

Ecuador Airlines pilot captures incredible photos from the sky

When not on duty, 767 pilot Santiago Borja Lopez is a photographer, capturing dramatic photos of phenomena like storms and lightning.

SkyPixel, DJI and Tourism Australia team up to launch aerial photography contest

The Australia From Above contest's aim is to inspire aerial photographers from around the world to experience and share new photographic perspectives of Australia. Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - part 4: technique

Landscape shooter Erez Marom's series on aerial photography continues with some advice to help you get the shot once you're in the air. Read more

Take flight over Australia: aerial photos by Scott McCook

Australian photographer Scott McCook gives us some insight into how he goes about capturing amazing aerial scenes. Read more

Take a look at a 380-shot mosaic of Apple’s new campus created with a 100MP Phase One camera

A composite of 380 100MP aerial images has been created of the site of Apple’s new campus by photo mapping and data company SkyIMD. Read more

Great heights: Tim Kemple's aerial mountain photography

Adventure photographer Tim Kemple has made a project of photographing some of the world's tallest peaks from high-altitude planes and helicopters. Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography – part 2: aircraft

If you've got your eye on trying out aerial photography, landscape shooter Erez Marom has a few tips to share on getting into the right aircraft for the job. Read more

The FAA finalizes commercial drone use rules, is fine with your drone photography business

The FAA has finalized rules regarding commercial use of drones, and they are a-okay with you profiting from aerial photography – provided that you follow some guidelines. Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - Part 1: Why shoot aerials?

There are incredible benefits to aerial photography, but the cost and logistics can be intimidating. In this series, veteran landscape shooter Erez Marom shares what he's learned from his aerial shoots. Read more

Photo bomb: Student project sends Instax camera skyward

In what must be a one-of-a-kind project, a student at the Rochester Institute of Technology has installed a Fujifilm Instax camera on a DJI drone, making it possible to shoot instant photos from the air. Read more

Bird's eye view: Photographing Cherry Blossoms with the DJI Phantom 4

The cherry blossoms at the University of Washington are well known throughout Seattle, attracting hordes of photographers armed with professional cameras, selfie sticks and everything in between. Rather than fighting the crowds, photographer Dale Johnson embraced them and captured the scene from an entirely different angle. Read more

DJI Inspire 1 Raw Edition with Zenmuse X5R 4K MFT camera starts shipping March 28

The DJI Inspire 1 Raw Edition quadcopter with Micro Four Thirds Zenmuse X5R camera will begin shipping on March 28, the company has announced. Read more

Pricing announced for Parrot Bebop drone

Parrot has revealed pricing for its newest drone, the consumer-level Bebop.