Video Stories September 3

Peter McKinnon just released his first impressions video on YouTube. As always the video is very well put together and highly enjoyable to watch. He loves the new DJI Mavic 2 Pro so much that he is considering selling all his other drones as this new one basically replaces them all. Of course, the Mavic Air is a smaller package that is easier to bring along. And, the Phantom 4 Pro arguably still has better image quality and delivers 4K video at 60fps. But, if you have to pick one drone that does it all. Well, you really cannot go wrong with the DJI Mavic 2 Pro.

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Video Stories June 4

Recently, DJI uploaded this video to YouTube, showing how five organizations in different parts of the world use drones to help save people’s lives. Five finalists were presented the AUVSI XCELLENCE 2018 award during this year’s AUVSI Xponential conference in Denver, CO, sponsored by DJI. In the video DJI’s Managing Director of North America, Michael Perry explains how drone initiatives in five different continents have helped to reduce the time and risk in saving lives

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Video Stories December 8, 2017

“The Big Ugly” is the Winner of the “News & Documentary” Award on the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival 2017 edition.

In February this dramatic drone video footage of a massive wave at Nazaré, Portugal was captured by Daniel Neves and Pedro Miranda of Maquina Voadora and has been viewed more than 20 million times, making it the most famous footage of big wave surfing atNazaré.

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Video Stories November 29, 2017

Antarctica has to be one of the least human-friendly places on earth, one could visit in terms of weather conditions, yet last week it was the scene of some amazing feats, including the fastest Antarctic mile ever run, as well as the Antarctic Ice Marathon and 100k(!) race events. The event has been documented partly by drone in the amazing video you can see below. The scenery at the Union Glacier in Antarctica, just 650 miles from the South Pole, is amazingly beautiful and the drone footage is very cinematic.

Grab a coffee and enjoy watching this short movie.

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Last weekend in South Beach Florida, Kenny Melendez, who flies drones professionally, was flying his drone when he spotted a large shadow in the water right next to a swimmer. He flew the drone towards it to get a better shot of the large shark, which he believes to have been a tiger shark, very close to the shore and the swimmers.

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Video Stories November 7, 2017

Today I stumbled upon this video on Facebook, from a talented drone pilot, who on a recent trip to Iceland flew his DJI Mavic Pro through a rock and into Iceland’s world of wonders. By doing so he convinced me that;

  1. you don’t need crazy expensive gear to make amazing footage and,
  2. I need to book a flight to Iceland asap and witness the amazing landscape and scenery myself.

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