Articles tagged "drone-photography"

Landscape photography with a drone: the advantages - part 3

Beyond the advantages of cost and availability, a drone presents the landscape photographer with another key advantage: a complete lack of fear in the face of danger.

Kittyhawk, FAA update B4UFly app so drone pilots can easily see where they can fly

The FAA partnered with Kittyhawk earlier this year to help revamp their B4UFly app. The long-awaited update is now available.

Autel wants you to trade in your old drone for an EVO, even if it's not one of its own

Autel is looking to make the most of a rather silent drone market to push its own 4K-capable EVO drone.

Incredible total solar eclipse hyperlapse captured from a drone

Photographer Matt Robinson captured the only total solar eclipse to occur this year with a hyperlapse video using a DJI Mavic 2 Pro.

Drone Awards 2019: Winners and finalists

The second annual Drone Awards aerial photography contest received over 4,500 submissions from 107 countries, and some of the winners are pretty amazing.

LAANC to be made available to recreational drone pilots later this month

The FAA is expanding Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) to recreational drone pilots on July 23rd.

DJI Spark 2 drone will not be released this summer as rumored

Rumors have been circulating about a possible Spark 2 drone release from DJI this summer. DroneDJ recently confirmed that the release is now on hold indefinitely.

FAA expands LAANC capabilities to 100+ new airports

The FAA has expanded LAANC to increase access for commercial drone pilots in controlled airspace. 100+ airports have been added.

Storm chaser captures incredible tornado footage with a drone

Storm chaser Brandon Clement used a drone to capture stunning 4K footage of a tornado near Sulphur Oklahoma.

Drone footage shows the extent of damage from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire

The roof and spire of Notre Dame Cathedral were destroyed in a devastating fire this past Monday. Drone footage shows the extent of the damage done to the historic Parisian landmark.

Skydio under fire for promoting illegal drone footage

Bay Area-based Skydio, a robotics startup that produces a completely autonomous drone, is in trouble after falsely geotagging a promotional video on Instagram.

DJI challenges drone plane collision test, accuses researchers of 'sowing fear'

Following the release of footage showing what kind of damage drones can do to airplanes, DJI has responded with a critical open letter.

New Pennsylvania bill will fine drone operators up to $300 for invading privacy

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed House Bill 1346 into effect, which imposes a fine upwards of $300 to drone operators who invade the privacy or harm the physical wellbeing of citizens.

PSA: This is what happens when a drone hits the wing of an airplane

The University of Dayton Research Institute created a video detailing what damage is caused when a drone strikes the wing of an airplane.

US Congress approves bill granting warrantless private drone take-downs

The United States Senate has passed that gives law enforcement officials the authority to shoot down and/or confiscate private drones if they're deemed a threat.

DJI debunks rumor: Leaked 'Phantom 5' was just a custom-built Phantom 4 Pro

Last week, some 'leaked' photos were published online that purported to show a DJI Phantom 5 drone with interchangeable lens camera and several prime lenses. The rumor was widely reported, but DPReview has learned that those images do not, in fact, show a Phantom 5 at all.

Taking your drone to a wedding? Read this first

It's spring, and that means wedding season is upon us! If you're one of the many photographers planning wedding shoots this year, this is a great time to think about including aerial photography in your plans.

DJI reveals the winners of the 2017 SkyPixel aerial photography contest

The Grand Prize went to Arctic and wildlife photographer Florian Ledoux for his top-down photograph of a polar bear, captured with a Phantom 4 Pro drone.

Shooting Kīlauea Volcano, Part 1: How to melt a drone

Erez Marom shares the story behind a beautiful series of Kilauea Volcano drone photos... and how his enthusiasm led to a melted drone camera!

DJI releases mandatory firmware for DJI Spark: update by September 1st... or else

DJI just released a mandatory firmware update for the DJI Spark. If you own a Spark and don't update your firmware by September 1st, DJI will remotely ground your drone.

Photo story of the week: Drone portraits bring healing and awareness after wildfire

Award-winning photographer Jeremy Cowart tells the moving story behind this drone photograph, captured in the aftermath of the devastating wildfire in Gatlinburg, TN in 2016.