Articles tagged "drone"

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This aerial masterpiece was created with DJI Mini 2 in zero-degree temps

Award-winning videographer Vadim Sherbakov created an aerial film, 'The Noor,' with a DJI Mini 2 in zero degree (-18ºC) temperatures.

DJI confirms battery issues for its Mini 2 drone

DJI released a statement today confirming that there are issues with the batteries that power its Mini 2 drone.

Video: Emmy-winning storm chaser has his drone sucked into a tornado while filming

Brian Emfinger from Live Storms Media got close to a tornado with his drone before losing it. Here is some footage he managed to pull from the DJI GO 4 app.

Incredible video showcases world’s first 8K VR drone footage of Iceland’s Mt. Fagradalsfjall volcano

The video was captured by a photographer/pilot duo who used an Insta360 Pro 2 attached to a DJI Matrice 600 drone to capture the close-up visuals of Iceland’s Mt. Fagradalsfjall volcano.

Lava Frenzy: Shooting Fagradalsfjall Volcano in Iceland

Nature photographer Erez Marom shares the story of his recent trip to Fagradalsfjall Volcano in Iceland

New Part 107 and Remote ID drone rules take effect starting today in the US

Today marks the effective date’ that Part 107 and Remote ID rules take effect in the United States. This includes the Operations Over People rule. We break down what changes, what hasn't yet, and what you need to know.

Sony shows off its upcoming Airpeak drone flying steadily in 44MPH winds

Sony went to a wind tunnel to see just how well its forthcoming drone could fly in high-wind environments.

Volcano for the People: Stunning visuals from Iceland's spectacular volcanic eruption

Conservationist and photographer Donal Boyd and filmmaker Frank Nieuwenhuis visited the ongoing volcanic eruption on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland, where he captured beautiful visuals of the eruption.

DJI’s new Air 2S has a 1” sensor, 5.4K/30p recording, improved optical avoidance and more

DJI has unveiled the Air 2S, a follow up to the Mavic Air 2. This compact, consumer-grade drone most notably has a camera with a 1" sensor.

Video: This is what happens when a DJI Mavic 2 Pro hits a car windshield at 100km/h

Researchers from Virginia Tech have shared a video showing what happens when a DJI Osmo 2 Pro drone hits a car windshield at 100km/h (62.5mph).

A filmmaker melted his DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone to get these incredible shots of an active volcano

Filmmaker Stefan Forster pushed his Mavic 2 Pro drone to the limit as he captured incredible close-up footage of the still-active Fagradalsfjall volcano, located near Reykjavik, Iceland.

FIMI releases the X8 Mini drone, a direct competitor to DJI's Mini line

FIMI, a member of the Xiaomi ecosystem, recently released the X8 Mini drone – a direct competitor to DJI's Mini products.

FAA confirms you will be able to complete your Remote ID training online starting April 6th

The FAA announced a new launch date for Remote ID recurrent training. This will allow Part 107-certified remote pilots to renew their certificate online instead of in-person.

Video: Incredible footage from a drone flying over an erupting volcano in Iceland

FPV pilot Bjorn Steinbekk did the unthinkable when he flew a DJI FPV drone up a trail of lava and directly over the crater of an erupting volcano in Iceland.

Slideshow: Winners for SkyPixel's 2020 Aerial Storytelling Contest

SkyPixel and DJI announced the winners and finalists of their 2020 Aerial Storytelling Contest.

Video: FPV drone takes you through a bowling alley in spectacular tracking shot

Tracking shots are difficult to pull off but filmmaker Jay Byrd Christensen accomplished one with a Cinewhoop drone. Watch the exhilarating 'Right Up Our Alley' video featuring FPV footage of Bryant Lake Bowl & Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The DJI FPV is an all-in-one solution to first-person-view drones

DJI has revealed the FPV, a first-person-view drone that's ready to take flight out of the box with settings for pilots of all levels.

U.S. Senator Mike Lee reintroduces Drone Federalism Bill

Utah's Senator Mike Lee reintroduced his previously-defeated Drone Federalism Bill on February 4th. If passed, it could hit hobbyist and commercial drone operators, financially.

Sony reveals new information about its upcoming ‘Airpeak’ drone

On day one of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Sony has released a few more details about its forthcoming Airpeak drone – expected in Spring 2021.

EU has passed a uniform set of drone rules, paving the way for easier flight

EASA recently passed a uniform set of rules for commercial and hobbyist drone pilots. It will now make it easier for travelers to legally fly.

FAA releases final rule on Remote ID and operations over people/night flights

On Monday, December 28th, the FAA released its long-awaited ruling on Remote Identification (Remote ID) for drones along with a final rule on flights over people and at night.

How one drone pilot got slapped with $182,000 in fines from the FAA

A Philadelphia-based remote pilot managed to accrue $182,000 in fines from the FAA. Renowned aviation attorney Jonathan Rupprecht says it's the second largest fine he knows of, to date, and explains how it happened.

SkyPixel announces 6th annual drone photo and video contest

SkyPixel has announced their 6th annual drone photography and videography competition.

DJI's GO 4 app adds local data mode, preventing third parties from accessing flight info

The DJI GO 4 app recently added local data mode on iOS. This keeps your flight data strictly on your phone instead of being sent to servers.

Litchi app's latest update adds new features, including subject-tracking, to your Mavic Mini

Litchi, a third-party app that is compatible with DJI drones, recently announced a new update. Notably, Mavic Mini users can now track and follow subjects.

New DJI Mavic Air 2 firmware update includes remote control compatibility with Mini 2

DJI just released a new firmware update for its Mavic Air 2 drone. Included is remote control compatibility with the Mini 2.

Sony announces it's getting into the drone game with its new 'Airpeak' brand

DJI might soon have some competition. Sony Corporation has announced it's working on 'Airpeak,' a new drone brand that should see the first product released in Spring 2021.

DJI Mavic Mini 2 sample gallery

The DJI Mavic Mini 2 is a versatile little machine that's easy to use, convenient to transport and full of sophisticated features in a compact package. Take a look at the image quality it's capable of producing.

DJI's Mavic Mini 2 now has 4K/30p video, Raw photos, OcuSync 2.0 and more

DJI has taken its sub-250g drone and made it even better with some of the most-requested features. This includes 4K/30p video capture, Raw photo capture, improved transmission with OcuSync 2.0 and more.

Slideshow: Winners of the 1st annual Aerial Photography Awards

Winners and special mentions were recently announced for the 1st annual Aerial Photography Awards. we've rounded them up into a gallery for you to peruse.

Video: How to create 'mind-bending' drone photos with a little creative thinking

All you need is a cool space, a little creative composition and a bit of work in post-production to create these inception-esque drone photos that appear to bend reality.

Freefly Systems announces Astro quadcopter, hints at new 4K camera

Freefly Systems recently introduced the Astro drone. While primarily geared toward the enterprise, it currently remote pilots the ability to mount a Sony a7R IV camera on its frame.

Slideshow: Winners of the 2020 Drone Photo Awards from Siena Awards

The international competition dedicated to aerial photography, hosted by Siena Awards, recently announced their 2020 winners. We've rounded them up into a gallery.

Report: Air Force One nearly collided with a drone, investigation launched

On Sunday night, witnesses on board Air Force One spotted a drone. The White House has launched an investigation into the near collision.

DJI's new Mavic Air 2 firmware update allows for 4x zoom, 4K hyperlapse, and more

Earlier this week, DJI updated the firmware for its Mavic Air 2. The new features include 4x Zoom, the ability to record 4K Hyperlapse, and more.

Judge rules DJI infringed patent, recommends ceasing sales and imports of most DJI drones

The ITC's chief administrative judge ruled that DJI infringed upon a patent belonging to Autel Robotics.

DJI unveils the Matrice 300 RTK drone platform and Zenmuse H20 series camera systems

The new Matrice 300 RTK and Zenmuse H20 series payloads bring DJI's latest technologies to the skies in a unique form factor.

DJI announces the Mavic Air 2 with 4K/60p capture, ActiveTrack 3.0 and more

In addition to 4K/60p capture, the Mavic Air 2 can also record HDR video at 4K/30p and dole out 1080p slow-mo video at up to 240 fps. Battery life also gets an improvement, with a 34-minute flight time.

Photographer cited, had drone confiscated for documenting Hart Island mass burials

George Steinmetz, whose aerial photography work appears in National Geographic and the New York Times, was cited for flying his drone over a massive burial ditch on Hart Island.

A behind-the-scenes look at filming a Bugatti Chiron at 250mph/400kph

Award-winning automotive filmmaker Al Clark talks about how he was able to capture a Bugatti Chiron accelerating from 0 – 250 mph.

Tiffen is now shipping their DJI Mavic Mini ND filter kits

At the end of last year, Tiffen announced ND filter kits for the DJI Mavic Mini. They're now shipping.

The latest LEGO Collectable Minifigure series includes a UAV operator complete with drone, controller and battle wound

Based on the bandage on the drone operator's face, they might want to reconsider going back to a basic drone safety class.

Interview: How the brother duo at Abstract Aerial Art create masterpieces from above

The duo of brothers that makes up Abstract Aerial Art captures stunning images, mostly from the air. DPReview asks them about their process, advice for aspiring photographers, making money from your work and more.

Sony patent suggests it's working on developing a folding camera drone

For the past few years, Sony has quietly been developing a camera drone. Sony Alpha Rumors first discovered the patent in October 2018 and another recently-filed patent with more details.

Yuneec launches E30Z 30x optical zoom camera for H520 Hexacopter drone

The new model expands Yuneec's camera lineup for its pro-grade six-rotor drone.

US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones in its fleet citing ongoing security concerns

The order formalizes a 'pause' first announced back in October 2019.

Autel pushes back EVO II launch to March after discovering pre-production bug

Autel has confirmed to DPReview that its EVO II series drones won't hit shelves until March 2020 after discovering a bug that ‘could limit flight performance under normal operation.’

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