Tag Archives: Drones

DJI to Unveil a New Drone (or Multiple Drones) January 23

  At 10:00am Eastern Time on January 23, DJI will hold a live announcement event where it will introduce at least one new drone. Many are speculating that an update to the ultra-popular Mavic Pro will be the prime subject … Continue reading

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Best drones 2017: DJI, Parrot and more for pros and beginners

Once the stuff of a madman's dreams, drones are now very much a reality – so much so that it's possible to own one of these flying technological wonders for a surprisingly small amount of cash.  As the general public's … Continue reading

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Tips for Aerial Photography from Small Planes and Drones

At its heart, good photography is about showing people views of the world they would not otherwise see. That might be; places your viewers have not visited, impossible ways of seeing to the human eye such as long exposures and … Continue reading

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Watch Researchers Smash Drones Into Crash Test Dummies For Science

Gear Virginia Tech scientists want to know just how bad it hurts to get hit with a drone Crashing drones into advanced dummies helps evaluate the potential for injury. Popular Photography

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Limited Time Sale: Great Deals on DJI Drones at B&H

There have been a few deals on drones this holiday season, but this sale seems to be more comprehensive in nature.   For a limited time, B&H has the following deals on DJI quadcopters.     Item Reg. Price Sale … Continue reading

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This Drone Gun Uses Radio Waves to Take Down Drones

News A gentler way to knock a drone from the sky? The Dronegun from DroneShield disables drones through the power of radio waves. Popular Photography

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DJI goes pro with two new camera drones

After the launch of the company’s most portable drone yet, the Mavic Pro, DJI has turned its attention back to the high-end sector, launching two pro-spec drones with some serious camera chops. The magnesium-alloy Inspire 2 is capable of speeds … Continue reading

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Sweden Bans Camera Drones in Public Places for Violating Surveillance Laws

Sweden’s highest court has ruled that unmanned aerial vehihicles (UAVs) with onboard cameras are illegal for use in the country’s public spaces unless a permit is obtained. In the same ruling, the Supreme Administrative Court found that video recording devices … Continue reading

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Tips for Getting Started Doing Photography with Drones

Until very recently, my mindset was decidedly anti-drone. To me, drones seemed like a complicated plaything for geeks. After all, isn’t this photography hobby expensive enough without adding flying apparatuses to the equation? Plus there was very little doubt in … Continue reading

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People Are Flying Camera Drones Near Wildfires and It’s Really Messing With Firefighters

News Please, just stop! Firefighters had to stop their efforts briefly because of unauthorized drone flight over a wild fire. Popular Photography

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The Skywall 100 Is a Bazooka Designed To Bring Down Drones Without Destroying Them

News Take down an intrusive drone in style The Skywall 1000 is a bazooka that shoots nets specifically designed for taking down drones Popular Photography

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FAA Bans Drones Within 32 Miles of Super Bowl 50

 From the Federal Aviation Administration: The Federal Aviation Administration is launching a new public service announcement to let people know the airspace around Levi’s Stadium is a No Drone Zone during the Super Bowl. Temporary Flight Restrictions will prohibit certain aircraft operations, … Continue reading

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