Aerial Cinematography

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Matt Zefi has some tips for getting started in, and getting creative with, drone hyperlapses using the DJI Mavic 3. You'll learn to capture beautiful scenery such as clouds rolling over mountains, colorful sunsets, bright car trails, and other subjects. 0:00 - Introduction 0:25 - Setting Up Your Drone 1:13 - Settings (Day and Night) 2:48 - Tips for Improvement 4:03 - Final Thoughts Click to
by Robert Sansivero ·Posted
In 2013, the world of mini drone cinematography and photography was in its infancy. I bought my first drone that year: the DJI Phantom 2. I had to add a GoPro to it if I wanted to capture video or photos. Flash forward a few years and drones capable of recording 4K video, omnidirectional obstacle avoidance, auto-tracking, high resolution stills, and extended battery life started to appear on the market. Today, drones that fit in the palm of your hand can deliver high-end cinematic imagery and photos for a fraction of the cost of full-sized,
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If you’re new to using an FPV drone, then this is the intro guide for you! You'll learn the benefits of FPV droning, important rules before you start, how to practice before you fly, and additional tips! 0:00 - Introduction 0:30 - Flight Modes 1:31 - Practicing in a Flight Simulator 2:41 - Before Your First Flight 3:44 - Flying in Manual Mode 4:32 - FPV Tips 4:57 - Final Thoughts Click here to learn more about the DJI Avata FPV Drone. The video features
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
Are you ready to take to the skies with your Sony camera for some amazing aerial footage? Fans of Sony Cinema cameras like the FX3 and the Alpha a1 owe it to themselves to explore the Airpeak S1 Professional Drone. When combined with the Gremsy Gimbal T3, the Airpeak S1 supports the
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
When DJI created the Ronin 4D 6K and 8K production cameras with built-in vertical stabilization, in addition to the 3-axis gimbal stabilization, the cameras made quite the splash. Now, new firmware expands the already impressive
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DJI is expanding its family of drones with the recently announced DJI Avata. The Avata, an FPV (first-person view) drone, works in tandem with the new DJI Goggles 2 and DJI Motion Controller to provide a completely immersive flight experience. Those on the market for a lightweight, efficient, and precise drone that can capture beautiful images and steady video should look no further than the Avata. Designed with built-in propeller guards,
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Lightweight with superb image quality, DJI's Mini 3 Pro boasts a 1 x 1.3" sensor, 4K60p video, tri-directional obstacle avoidance sensor, 8K hyper-lapse shooting, vertical shooting mode, and more! Click here to learn more about the DJI Mini 3 Pro. 0:00 - Overview 0:45 - Specs 4:50 - Accessories & Kit 5:46 - More Upgrades 6:10 - Final Thoughts Any final thoughts of your own? Share them in the Comments section, below!
by Mos Khan ·Posted
When the DJI Mavic 3 first flew into markets in November 2021, some users were disappointed to find that certain key features weren't available right at launch. That's now water under the drone, so to speak, with DJI finally rolling out a major firmware update, unlocking the Mavic 3's full potential. Many of the missing features that users have been requesting since launch are being added with aircraft firmware v01.00.0500 and remote controller
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Watch this video if you want to learn how to capture cinematic drone footage! Join Matt Zefi as he captures the beautiful fall colors with the DJI Air 2S and shares his 10 tips for drone filming that will level up your aerial videos, including drone moves, camera settings, and more. Do you have any tips or techniques of your own to share? Post them in the Comments section!
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
In our recent introduction to first-person view (FPV) drones, we went over the basics of FPV flying. Specifically, we focused on aircraft requirements, necessary equipment, and FPV use cases. Now, we’d like to expand upon that primer with a glossary of terms and abbreviations commonly associated with FPV drones. Knowing these terms, and understanding why they are important, will benefit you if and when you decide to become an FPV drone pilot. Acro: Short for
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Paul Seibert, aka Beholding Eye, shares his 5 aerial photography tips to help you get the best shot from above. He discusses which camera lenses to use, basic camera settings, how to get the most out of your experience and more. Whether you’re using a drone or camera in a helicopter or plane, traveling to a new city or in your hometown, these tips will help you improve your aerial photos! Special thanks to Edge for allowing us to film there! Edge, is the highest
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
With its global market share now approaching eighty percent, DJI is the undisputed leader when it comes to consumer drones. However, despite widespread recognition and its dominant market standing, many consumers don’t realize DJI’s product line goes well beyond its unmanned flyers. For those understandably unaware individuals, we’ve put together this buying guide that covers several of DJI’s prominent categories, with exemplary products from each. Drones Despite
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Jake introduces the new DJI Mavic Air 2. This lightweight drone contains highly advanced features such as 48MP photos, 4K at 60 fps, 1080p at 240 fps, 8K Hyperlapse, HDR video, a 10km video transmission range, and up to 34 minutes of flight time. Additionally, the Air 2 has a newly designed controller and smartphone clamp.  Check out the video, then read more about the Air 2 on
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
When DJI released the Mavic Air, in January 2018, it was a legitimate game changer. By introducing many of the prosumer elements found in some of its larger drones into a smaller form factor, DJI opened up a new world of possibilities for aerial photographers and cinematographers. Now, more than two years later, we have the direct sequel to that legendary flyer, the aptly named
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
In this segment of Show Us Your Shot, skydiver and aerial cinematographer Laszlo Andacs discusses the possibilities and the challenges of camera work while jumping out of airplanes. The piece is illustrated with breathtaking aerial sequences that capture the beauty and technique of aerial cinematography as the cameraman hurtles toward the ground with cameras mounted on his helmet. You can see footage of jumps and the preparation behind them as Andacs and other cameramen capture various projects, such as Anthony Flammia's music video "My Life