Drones

0 Views ·Posted 06/19/2022
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 M. Brett Smith ·Posted 05/10/2022
DJI has unveiled its latest sub-250g flyer, the Mini 3 Pro. The new miniature boasts serious upgrades compared to its non-Pro predecessors, including a dramatically improved camera system, a bigger battery with longer flight time, and, for the first time in a Mini-series drone, tri-directional obstacle avoidance. Mini 3 Pro
by Mos Khan ·Posted 02/07/2022
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
0 Views ·Posted 11/21/2021
Jake Estes tests the new DJI Mavic 3, capable of capturing up to 5.1K video, zooming up to 28x, avoiding obstacles with the omnidirectional sensing system, and more. Are you as excited about this new Mavic compact drone as we are? What are your impressions? Start a conversation in the Comments section, below. Read more
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 10/08/2021
Autel Robotics has launched two new drone series: the EVO Nano and the EVO Lite. Each new flyer is intended for pilots of a specific skill level. The ultra-lightweight EVO Nano looks to be one of the most capable beginner-class drones ever made, while the mid-range EVO Lite is a larger bird, with more sophisticated hardware, additional features, and broader
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 08/10/2021
Less than a year after DJI released what was arguably the best beginner drone on the market, the company is back with the Mini SE. This brand-new, ultra-compact flyer weighs about as much as the average smartphone, yet includes several features that far exceed its diminutive frame, including a 1/2.3" CMOS camera capable of shooting 2.7K
by Jill Waterman ·Posted 03/22/2022
A thirst for discovery and lust for adventure is the fuel behind automotive and adventure lifestyle photographer Shelby Knick. After sampling the rarefied world of high fashion merchandising, Knick reinvented herself by chasing down pictures on the racetrack, and her career has skyrocketed from there. Among the many accolades from her global trek to capture elegant living and all things fast, Knick is one of the first Hasselblad Heroines, leading us to celebrate her many accomplishments in honor of
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 04/15/2021
DJI's latest drone, the Air 2S, has officially taken flight. And while early reviews seem overwhelmingly positive, one big question about the new flyer remains: Is it that much better than the original Mavic Air 2? To find out, we put
0 Views ·Posted 04/15/2021
The new DJI Air 2S is here! Featuring a powerful imaging system that includes a 1" CMOS sensor, all-new autonomous functions, as well as the ultralight design for which the Mavic Air series is known, the Air 2S appears to be the total package. It’s portable. It’s powerful. And if you’re an aerial photographer looking for the perfect all-in-one drone, the Air 2S might just be it. Super-Sized Sensor Although it shares the same family name as
0 Views ·Posted 03/02/2021
Today, after months of anticipation, DJI unveiled its first-ever FPV drone: the DJI FPV. The official reveal comes almost a year after the rumors about the alleged first-person flyer began circulating through the Internet. Based on today's announcement, the wait appears to have been worth it. Not only is DJI's newest drone a high-speed, low-latency FPV racer, it also functions as a conventional flyer and aerial imager capable of shooting
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 02/10/2021
DJI continues to expand its First-Person View (FPV) drone segment with the release of its new FPV Goggles V2. This upgraded headset is the follow-up to DJI’s original FPV Goggles, which were generally well received and regarded as a solid option for recreational FPV drone pilots and racers. The FPV Goggles V2 look to build upon that good standing by offering a number of notable upgrades, including a higher refresh rate, improved
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 01/15/2021
First-person view (FPV) drones have increased in popularity in recent years, evolving from a niche collection of specialized flyers to a robust category of remotely operated aircraft designed for specific-use cases and applications. In this primer, we’ll cover the basics of FPV drones, including what they are, how they’re used, and the equipment you need to become an FPV drone pilot. What Are FPV Drones? The first thing to know about FPV drones
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 06/09/2021
Today, after months of speculation, Sony unveiled the highly anticipated Airpeak S1 professional drone. Though it was teased last November, and even made a brief appearance at CES 2021, detailed information about Sony’s first drone has remained a heavily guarded secret—until now. Sony Airpeak S1 Drone What Cameras Does the Airpeak S1 Support? According to Sony, the Airpeak supports an array of camera bodies, including the Alpha 7S
0 Views ·Posted 12/21/2020
Jake reviews the new Autel EVO II 8K Drone, which builds upon the success of the EVO I with improvements in every way. With a variety of resolutions and frame rates (such as 25 fps 8K), you can achieve the cinematic drone footage you’ve always wanted. This drone also boasts a video ISO range of 100 to 6400, a stills ISO range of 100 to 3200, the ability to record HDR video at up to Ultra HD 4K resolution, phase detection autofocus,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 12/18/2020
Landscape photography has a lot to do with getting to the right location at the right time. Many photographers quickly find out that sometimes the best angle is unreachable by those of us stuck with our feet firmly on the ground. Drones might just be the next best tool for photographers. No need to rent a plane, you can get more angles, and you don’t need to schedule out so far in advance. There are even some less obvious ways to use a drone for