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How MIT’s Drone Fleets Would Help With Search and Rescue in Forests

forest rescue by search and rescue drones

One of the most difficult places to perform a search and rescue operation is in a forest. Helicopters, the best tools for covering large areas in a short period, can’t always see through the dense tree cover. They are also expensive to operate and may not always be the safest solution in certain types of […]

Latest Drone Tech: Flying a Drone Using Eye-Tracking Glasses

eye-tracking glasses that can control drones will make UAV training much easier for beginners

One of the goals of drone companies like DJI is making drone flying as simple as possible. Using a wireless controller is still the most common method of flying a drone. But manufacturers have added all sorts of features to make drone control easier. Take DJI drones for instance. They have automatic obstacle-detection and evasion […]

How to Use Hyperlapse Mode in the DJI Mavic 2

Hyperlapse mode in new DJI drone - the Mavic 2

The just released Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom are packed with new and upgraded features especially when it comes to the cameras. We are still going through all the awesome new features but there’s one that every drone photography enthusiast is raving about: hyperlapse videos. The new hyperlapse mode lets you easily create […]

Everything You Need to Know About DJI Care and DJI Care Refresh

DJI Care Refresh for DJI camera drones

The moment your new drone lifts up into the air, the probability that it will crash goes up significantly no matter how good you are. Even with obstacle sensors on every side, there’s still a decent chance your drone could lose control or smash into a tree or building. That’s where DJI Care and DJI […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Hobby and Commercial Drone Insurance

FAQs on hobby and commercial drone insurance

Wondering whether you need insurance for your hobby drone? How much commercial drone insurance costs? Whether you need liability insurance? Below are quick answers to some of the most common questions about drone insurance. If you have a question not covered below, feel free to ask in the comments. Is Drone Insurance an FAA Requirement? […]

Planning to Start a Drone Business? Tips From Real Drone Entreprenuers

tips on drone liability insurance, marketing and other areas

The drone services market is hot right now. There are all sorts of business opportunities coming up ranging from aerial photography to infrastructure inspection and 3D mapping. In other words, it’s a great time to get into the drone business. You may have realized that also and maybe you are thinking about going from a […]

5 Tips for Shooting Stunning Real Estate Photos With Your Drone

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Other than showing up and checking out a piece of property, drone shots are the second best way for potential buyers to look at a house. They add a certain stunning perspective to photos that is hard to capture with traditional ground-level pictures and videos. They can go a long way to highlight the scale […]

Experiencing Shooter’s Block? 5 Inspirations for Your Next Drone Shoot

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Photography is one of the most exciting things you can do with your drone. You get to see things from a whole new angle and create stunning shots that everyone admires and maybe even make money from. But every drone photographer will at one point experience a sudden drain of creativity. After you’ve shot the […]

5 Essential Drone Pre-Flight Checks You Probably Never Do

Pre-check essentials before flying a camera drone

Most drone owners have experienced at least one of those scary moments when something goes terribly wrong and you expect the drone to come crashing to the ground. Read some of the scariest moments photographers have experienced while flying a camera drone in this Shutterstock blog post. This problems can be caused by a lost […]