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How to Fly a Drone: Beginner’s Guide

You’ve picked up a drone, congratulations! You have taken the first step into a fun new world. A limitless world with new perspectives and freedoms that come with being...

These 17 User Stories Will Make You Want a Drone

For our recent Skypixel competition, we asked users to submit aerial photos and video showing off all of the unique ways they use drones. We received over 6,000 submissions,...

Photography and Videography Tips for Your Island Vacation

Across each splendid page of Mother Nature's story, the thrill of adventure is yours to own. Islands around the Pacific Ocean offer abundant ocean resources and sublime photographic inspiration....

Aerial Photography: The World Is Your Playground

Let's go behind the scenes with one of the most talented drone photographers on Instagram. Originally from Ireland, and now currently residing in Toronto, Canada, Gary Cummins (Instagram: garycphoto)...

How to Fly Safely Over Water

The prospect of flying over water can be a scary one for most drone pilots. Water environments are often filled with potential hazards such as boats, waves, high winds,...

6 Tips to Make Your Drone Photos Instagram-Ready

Instagram is the destination for some of the most wonderful aerial photos and videos. Have you ever wondered how those geniuses produce the beautiful images we see? Sometimes we...

Mapping Out a Drone Photo Route

Planning is one of the most important aspects of aerial photography. I like to map out my shooting sessions well in advance so I can choose the exact days...

Tilt-Shift Photography: Create a Micro World with Your Drone

Ever wanted to turn the world into a miniature model? Well, the good news is that you don’t need to ascend to godhood nor do you need an expensive...
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The Zenmuse X7 & Inspire 2 in Action – Heliguy Interviews 5kdigitalfilm

Here at Heliguy, we go above and beyond for our customers. That’s why, when 5kdigitalfilm, an aerial filming company booked a job for the Cine Tirol Film Commission to...

In Love with Drones: Ideas for Every Couple

Shot by Spark, Photographer: Terry McLaughlinWho ever said that drones are for tech geeks and pros only? With intelligent features and intuitive functions, today's drones are great for anyone,...

2017 Aerial Photography Year in Review:Fantastic Aerial Shots and the Trends

With the proliferation of affordable and powerful camera drones, aerial photography and videography are becoming much more popular and accessible. People are discovering just how amazing it is to...

DJI Mavic Adventures: Film the Action Like a Pro

The Mavic Pro is the drone what was built inside and out for one thing: adventure. Its foldable design packs well for traveling on or off the trail. A...
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6 Tips to Make Your Aerial Videography Stand Out

Do you sometimes find your aerial footage dull and wonder how you can give it a boost? Killer drone shots are not that hard to achieve. Below are 6...
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Flying in a Winter Wonderland

The arrival of winter brings a wide range of conditions that can have both positive and negative effects of drone flight. These crisp conditions offer a unique perspective of...
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Capitalize on Winter Photography With These Tips

When Old Man Winter has come to town, you probably just want to curl up in your cozy living room and watch some TV. No reason to go outside...
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7 Camera Setting Mistakes Most Beginners Make

Setting your drone camera right is half the battle in capturing an excellent aerial photo. Refined flying techniques can assist you to find the perfect angle, but without the correct...
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Drone Wedding Photography Tips

With the rising popularity of aerial photography, more and more soon-to-be newlyweds are considering capturing their big day's moments via drones. The advantages of using drones for wedding photography...
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6 Photo Modes Every Aerial Photographer Needs to Know

Ever wondered what other DJI photo settings you have besides the standard Single Shot? Many pilots, especially newbies, are not familiar with all the settings available to them. All...

2017 Skypixel Photo Contest: $90,000 in Prizes, Enter Today!

Introduction Aerial photography inspires us to explore the unknown world and create unique works of art from a brand new perspective. Founded three years ago, SkyPixel is now one of...
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Flying a Drone in Winter: 5 Things You Must Know

Winter drone flying can sometimes be challenging in extreme conditions. Low temperatures can impact flight performance, and weather can be unpredictable. It’s possible that you will encounter rain, fog,...

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