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Ty Poland

Yesterday

This happens to be a funny story from a few years back when the Mavic 2 was first released. We took the drones out to fly but encountered quite a funky situation that resulted in one of the more unique drone recovery missions I’ve witnessed.

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January 14

At the end of 2020, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino created some fun posts for their “Elf on a Shelf” campaign. With the aid of a few drones, they were able to give their audience a new, unique perspective.

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January 12

Being an avid drone pilot myself, I always wonder what the current “video surveillance” system would be like if drones were used. If this were a real thing today, how would it work?

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Sony has done some crazy things for their Play Station V campaign. Yet, this has to be one of the craziest videos/advertisements of 2020. Here you will see some stunning drone work, architecture, and aerial performance from the beautiful city of Dubai.

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January 8

Drone photography can always be fun to look at because of the unique perspective it offers. But what if the drone could be used as a paintbrush to make light paintings instead of capturing the image?

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September 18, 2020

Drones may not have the means of recording audio now. The main reason is that even if drones did have a microphone, you’re more than likely going to hear the sound of the props. But… what if that could change?

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August 28, 2020

In September 2016, DJI released the first foldable camera drone. The Mavic Pro was a huge success and has been one of the most popular drones on the market ever since.

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August 12, 2020

Painting can be done in many unique ways. Here, the concept of “Spin Art” was done with the aid of a drone.

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August 5, 2020

If you are a drone pilot who likes to shoot photography or video, the Boston Drone Film Festival (BDFF) is a fun place to share your work. With a submission deadline of September 21, there is still time to create!

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July 27, 2020

Early Saturday night, a man went missing in the water at the reservation in Mahwah, New Jersey. With the help of drone technology, Mahwah Police were able to aid first responders in finding the body.

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July 22, 2020

In the world of production, large cameras and sensors are king. Paul Nurk is pushing the limits of FPV by piloting large cameras mounted to custom-built aircraft. These custom drones provide a completely new perspective for high-end production.

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July 21, 2020

Due to all that has happened in 2020, the Film Festival will no longer be held in person at NYC this weekend. Instead, NYCDFF and AirVuz decided to push back the date and host the event online!

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July 9, 2020

When it comes to creating content with your drone, getting the color *just* right can really help your videos stand out. Just as presets are available for photography, LUTs can be used to give you great control over the colors when shooting or in post-production.

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June 24, 2020

Australian aerial photographer Brad Walls creates simplistic yet beautiful images with his drone. One quick look at his work and you can tell he puts the time into perfecting his ideas.

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June 22, 2020

The Mavic 2 has been around almost two years now. During that time, it has become one of the top selling and most reliable drones on the market. At a price point of $1200, how does this thing stack up against heavy wind?

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June 18, 2020

Over the past five years, aerial photography has helped shape the content we see, whether it’s commercials, movies, or even social media. However, there haven’t been many published books that show drone photography today. Dirk Dallas from Fromwhereidrone has curated the latest drone photography book Eyes Over the World.

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June 15, 2020

FPV drone cameras don’t always record HD footage. However, even if you do have an HD camera, is it worth it to fly with the Insta360 GO? Here we will look at a brief comparison of camera performance on the Air Unit versus the Insta360 GO.

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May 28, 2020

Drone footage is becoming increasingly popular all around the world. With all the different drones available, I want to go over a few reasons why the DJI Inspire 2 is superior to many other models on the market today for professional photography and cinematography.

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May 21, 2020

After the DJI Mavic Pro emerged in September 2016, drone companies have been creating smaller portable drones that fold up. But are these small drones suitable for professional photo and video work?

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Petra Leary is an aerial photographer from New Zealand. Her work is colorful, creative, and very fun to look at. Even after years of following Leary’s work, I am always excited to see what she is working on. expand full story

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