Everyone who has felt the need to purchase a drone and excitedly anticipated getting a flying gadget has been deflated by one thing. The cost of a good quality drone! There’s no doubt that is is a relatively large outlay for anyone – especially if you don’t know what drone you want. There are so many features, styles and options that it can get confusing about which one to actually buy. Does cheap mean rubbish? Does expensive mean that there will be things that you don’t use – or does it mean quality manufacturing? Let’s talk about why drones are so expensive…
The amount of potential that a drone delivers to your creative expression is unparalleled. The ability to see the world from a viewpoint once reserved for birds strikes awe into the most cynical of people. With all of this potential there’s one thing that regularly holds us back – our own imagination. That’s why I’ve put together these 20 ideas for drone photography that you can use to spark your own little bit of creativity! Here are 20 drone photography ideas to help!
Sending a drone into the sky is an exciting activity. Many times I have sent my drone up just because I wanted to get some flying time in! But drones can be used for so much more than fun! As the price of advanced drone technology goes down and scientists and engineers push the limits of what is possible with tiny motors – well see more and more drones that are able to lift heavier and heavier things. Here, let’s look at drones that can carry things and what the future looks like for them.
Getting to grips with the best drone video settings will make sure that your precious time in the sky will be well spent every time! There’s a fair amount of tinkering that we can do with the video settings to make sure that you capture drone footage in the highest quality but there’s so much more to capturing awesome shots than the settings – however, they are an excellent place to start!
When launching your drone into the wild you have to accept responsibility for the animals and nature that you will be observing. Just like a well-known hiking moto “Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints”, as drone pilots we have a responsibility for acting responsibly and ethically when flying our drones. Here we’ll go over how drones get attacked by birds and the things you can do to protect your drone and the birds you encounter.
Capturing the world from a great height is such a cool and rewarding experience. But showing how awesome the natural world is sometimes needs a little touch-up – not because the photo’s subject isn’t awesome but rather that the lens and camera of the drone capture things a little differently from your eye!
Are you thinking of buying a drone? There’s a load of questions of why a drone is so very worth the investment AND so many reasons why a drone is NOT worth it at all! It all depends on why you are buying a drone and making sure you buy a drone that matches HOW you are going to use it! Are drones worth it? Well, it depends…
The tech side of setting up a drone can be pretty intimidating for a new drone owner and flyer. There is a massive array of drones – each with its own connection and app download requirements. You’ve probably seen that some features spruiked by the manufacturer involve Wifi – 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz. But what does this all mean, and does it mean that a drone needs wifi to operate? Let’s take a detailed look at this question…
When you are looking for a great gift for someone special in your life – a drone can be a great option! From the excitement of learning something new to becoming part of a new community of friends with a common interest – buying a drone for someone can be a bloody fantastic gift! Here are 15 reasons that will answer the question “Is a drone a good gift?”…if you are looking for the short answer it is YES!
It’s happened to nearly every drone flyer at some point. You are enjoying some nice panoramic shots and a few black dots appear on your monitor. At first, it’s annoying that something is ruining your perfect shot but then you realize a swarm of bees is attacking your drone! When it first happened to me I was worried that I would wipe out an entire beehive. But also that they would swarm my drone in such huge numbers that they’d easily take it down! Let’s take a look at why bees attack drones and what you can do about it!