Drone Photography

Hiring a Drone Pilot in Cumbria or the Lake District for Aerial Photography – What you Need to Know? – Aerial Photography Article

Hiring a Drone Pilot in Cumbria or the Lake District for Aerial Photography – What you Need to Know? If you’re looking to hire a drone operator for the first time, be it for a drone filming project, aerial photography or a building survey; it can feel a little confusing when you start to look into it. Legal Drone Hire Cumbria & Lake District Once you read through articles online, you will see a lot of use of specialist terminology…

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500px Blog » This week in Editors’ Choice: Shadows, dramatic drone shots, and water in action – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s curation highlights models in the shadow, dramatic drone shots, and water in action. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Check out which photos are catching our Editors’ eyes today in Editors’ Choice! Not on 500px yet? Sign up here to explore more impactful photography. <h3… This is…

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Your Rights to Retrieve a Drone If It Lands On Private Property, Part 2 – Aerial Photography Article

What If An Irate Property Owner Has Your Drone? Aerial drones are usually reliable, and in the hands of an experienced operator are brought home with sufficient battery power in reserve. However, there may be circumstances when the aircraft can’t be brought home and it lands on someone else’s property. I established in Part 1 that the property owner does not have a lawful claim on your aircraft. In this blog, we review your recovery options in less-than-friendly circumstances. What…

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Your Rights to Recover a Drone If It Lands On Private Property, Part 1 – Aerial Photography Article

Did Your Drone Come Down On Private Property? Aerial drones are usually reliable, and in the hands of an experienced operator are brought home with sufficient battery power in reserve. However, there may be circumstances when the aircraft can’t be brought home and it lands on private property. Does the private property owner have a lawful claim on your drone? In Part 1, we review your recovery options in relatively cooperative, no-harm circumstances. In Part 2, we’ll review your recovery…

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Does a Private Property Owner Have the Right to Shoot Down Your Drone? – Aerial Photography Article

Shooting at a Drone is Illegal Shooting down an aerial drone is a federal crime and could result in criminal liability. Regardless of how a property owner feels about a drone’s (perceived) invasion of privacy over their private property, there are more civil solutions available. State Privacy Laws Favor Property Owners We established in our May 2017 blog that case law has favored property owners for altitudes up to 500 feet above their property. So, the wise drone pilot will…

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DJI Drone Photography – Blur vs. Focus – Aerial Photography Article

DJI has created an entirely new sector of working photographers. These are aerial drone photographers, many of whom are trying to raise their skill level with a yearning to earn a few dollars or establish a new career.  The DJI Phantom, Mavic, and Inspire lineup of drones has made aerial camera placement and operation an uncomplicated process. What is not so simple yet is the basic understanding of photography.  Some of the fundamentals, like types of blur & focus, are…

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Does an Aerial Drone Pilot have the Right to Fly Over Private Property? – Aerial Photography Article

Does This Sign Apply to Aerial Drones? There’s an altitude limit at which property owners own their airspace. Above that altitude, it’s owned by the federal government. But regardless of altitude, airborne aircraft are always operating under the jurisdiction of the Federal Aviation Administration. Federal case law first established property owner’s airspace in 1946 as a minimum altitude of 83 feet in a foundational ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court “United States v. Causby, 328 US 266 (1946).” A navigable…

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Polarizer Filters for DJI Drone Photography? Maybe Not. – Aerial Photography Article

    Filters on drones – this is a hot topic in the drone forums, and often clouded with misinformation. The use and effects of filters should be understood before adding additional glass to the front of your lens. In drone photography, we have a slightly different set of challenges than tripod-based photographers when it comes to filters.During the film and chemical days, we used a variety of filters in front of our lens, behind the lens, in front of our studio…

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Mavic 2 Pro Video Settings – Demystified (Part 2) – Aerial Photography Article

This is part two of a three-part blog about video settings on the DJI Mavic 2 Pro, with the integrated Hasselblad camera. A quick look back at part one will refresh your memory. In that blog, we discussed the options for video formats, codecs, and containers; things often overlooked or misunderstood by amateur videographers. The conclusion was this: you do not have to use the highest resolution, the fastest frame rate, or the new H.265 (HVEC) codec. In fact, unless…

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How Drone Photography Can Help Your Casino or Resort – Aerial Photography Article

28 Feb How Drone Photography Can Help Your Casino or Resort Posted at 15:58h in Drone News by velocity Photographers have been taking cameras into the air almost as long as cameras have existed. Some photographers hovered above in hot air balloons while others hooked their cameras up to kites with electrical charges to release the shutter. Even birds were utilized until aircraft were invented. Today, drones can do it all and are easily controlled by the remote in your…

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Secret Spot-Meter in the DJIGo4 App – Aerial Photography Article

Compared to the Phantom 1 days, we drone operators now have so many tools to work with! Serious aerial photographers are especially excited to have two small drones now that allow complete control over the three variables of the exposure triangle. Both of these drone cameras also have a relatively large 1” camera sensor. These drones are the DJI Mavic 2 Pro, and the DJI Phantom 4 Pro. Despite the drones being listed as consumer-level, a photographer with experience can certainly…

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New Orleans’ Best Drone Company Has Great News! – Aerial Photography Article

15 Feb New Orleans’ Best Drone Company Has Great News! As New Orleans’s best drone company, we have a few things to tell you about the new and exciting opportunities for drones! Photographers have been taking cameras into the air almost as long as cameras have existed. Some photographers hovered above in hot air balloons while others hooked their cameras up to kites with electrical charges to release the shutter. Birds would even be utilized until aircraft were invented. Today,…

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Drone Photography: Some Like it RAW – Aerial Photography Article

With our aerial DJI drone cameras, we all have the choice to capture either JPEG or RAW photograph files. Each format serves its own purpose, but there are vast differences. A realtor, home inspector or hobby pilot may prefer JPEG files to save time and end up with a tidy, smart looking image straight out of the camera. My choice is to shoot RAW because I intend to spend time processing every selected image. In my opinion, it is crucial…

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Construction Surveying with Drones | V-Drone – Aerial Photography Article

31 Jan Construction Surveying with Drones | V-Drone Drones are quickly and drastically improving the construction surveying process. On its own, construction surveying allows construction companies and their clients to learn more about the land surrounding their building. With drones, however, surveying can begin to develop even more detailed maps of the land, including topographical and heat charts. By using drone technology, the construction companies can even see 3D images of the land, a clearer and more realistic depiction than…

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Drone Companies in New Orleans Look at Animation. – Aerial Photography Article

30 Jan Drone Companies in New Orleans Look at Animation. By now, you already know that drone companies in New Orleans are few and far in between. Here at V-Drone, we are constantly researching the latest news in the drone world!  In a typical motion-capture animation setup, an actor goes through their actions in a studio equipped with multiple cameras while a computer tracks the markers on the actor’s body. This enables them to build a moving 3D skeleton that…

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How Drones Can Help The Business Industry – Aerial Photography Article

28 Dec How Drones Can Help The Business Industry We already know that drones are reinventing old businesses and creating brand new opportunities, but how? Whether it’s innovation in media coverage and filmmaking or new capabilities for emergency responders, drones open up so many doors. V-Drone is already in the drone industry and taking full advantage of the opportunities. Here are five ways taht drones can be utilized in the business world.   Architecture and Construction Contractors in the architecture…

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Drones and Christmas Trees – Velocity Aerial – Aerial Photography Article

14 Dec Drones and Christmas Trees Christmas time is here and this year, when you are looking at your Christmas tree in awe, we hope you think about the drones. Drones have the potential to revolutionize the nursery industry and that’s where many Christmas drones are produced. As labor continues to be the number one challenge for nursery growers, any potential for automation should be considered. Labor shortage isn’t the only problem presenting itself in the agriculture industry: agriculture businesses…

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What Should I Expect To Pay For Aerial Drone Photography Services? – Aerial Photography Article

Let’s Start With Some of the Costs of Running a Business . . . The Business Aspect of Aerial Drone Photography . . . specifically, our drone photography business. There are many operating costs spread across aerial photography operations. They include: drone hardware, accessories, digital camera, camera glide, desktop computer, laptop, tablet, software, office expenses, Internet access, desk phone, mobile phone, aviation liability insurance, FAA certification, transportation, accounting, banking, taxes, etc. These costs are spread across all of our services.…

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Drones for Christmas | V-Drone | New Orleans, LA – Aerial Photography Article

30 Nov Drones for Christmas | V-Drone | New Orleans, LA It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and it’s looking like are all getting a dose of drones for Christmas! Everyone’s eyes are on Madison Square Garden during the Holiday season. This year,  Intel’s Shooting Star drones will join the Radio City Rockettes for the finale of its annual Christmas Spectacular at Radio City. These drones won’t be filming but creating a light show over the stage, using…

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Drones Filming Ghost Towns | V-Drone | New Orleans – Aerial Photography Article

30 Oct Drones Filming Ghost Towns | V-Drone | New Orleans What better way to celebrate Halloween than to tell you all about ghost towns and drones! There are few things more chilling than an empty death camp or an abandoned city ravaged by radiation. Thanks to the use of drones, we can see parts of the world that we may never get to see in person! V-drone is always exploring the various uses of drones no matter the occasion!…

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Flying in High Winds – What Could Possibly Go Wrong? – Aerial Photography Article

Wind Gusts Caused This Problem In this blog, we explain why we limit our flights to wind speeds of 10 mph or less. Seem drastic? Please read on; this is good information. Drone electronics are quite sophisticated, as they use inertial navigation to stabilize the drone’s camera so it’s almost free from the effects of wind patterns. However, there’s a design limit at which the stabilization reaches the “stops” and no longer holds the camera level. When the drone is…

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Commercial Drone Services Brisbane | How Drones Help Businesses – Aerial Photography Article

Construction Progress ReportingAugust 22, 2018How 360° Panoramas can Showcase Your Business and Raise IncomeSeptember 20, 2018 With the increasingly competitive business landscape, business owners need to stay on their toes and come up with different innovations to promote their products. Recently, the use of drone services has been providing a unique advantage for companies wanting to get ahead of the competition. Droneworxs Aerial Photography, a drone photography company based in Brisbane has been helping businesses with their state of the…

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Jacksonville drone videography – – Aerial Photography Article

Sky High Aerial Productions provides event cinematography for North West Florida AIDS Network. Sky High Aerial Productions often does drone videography in Jacksonville. This time were  contacted by the North West Florida AIDS Network a area 4 prevention partner earlier this month to provide Jacksonville drone videography and make some amazing marketing material to help promote their event for years to come and also get funding for future events. Katrina Odell was the lead on the project and she was a…

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Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company | Bannister Energy Solutions | Sparta Re-use Facility – Aerial Photography Article

In 1996, city officials in West Monroe noticed an alarming trend: water was being overdrawn from the Sparta Aquifer by eighteen million gallons per day (18MGD) beyond the recharge rate and if this trend was not reversed, Ouachita Parish and sixteen (16) other parishes in Northeast Louisiana would lose their source of fresh water for potable water consumption, agriculture and industry. The Sparta Aquifer is the primary fresh water supply for nearly eight hundred thousand (800,000) people and the industries…

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Drone use for Tree Surgeons – Aerial Photography Article

Why are Drones good for Tree Surgeons?It is becoming increasingly popular for tree surgeons to use drones to capture images of the specialist work that they do as there is no other photography option that allows up close and personal images captures of these guys at work!Who was the work for?I had the pleasure in working with Creative landscapes and Tree Care who are based in Waterlooville in Hampshire.What happened?I conducted an all-day shoot for them arriving on site at…

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