Introduction DJI’s Phantom line is well known as the standard for consumer level Camera Drones. In our recent “Slugfest” of popular 2016 models we gave it our highest rating – an opinion shared by most experts. However, consumer-level ($400-$1200) Camera Drones have some limitations, especially when it comes to Photo and Video quality. Drones at this price level are closer to “smartphone quality” than the level of what many expect from fancier “prosumer” mirrorless cameras. […]
The best windsurfers on the planet gathered on Maui, Hawaii for the 2015 NoveNove Aloha Classic of the American Windsurfing Tour. Windsurfing is an incredibly dynamic and difficult sport. With high winds and massive waves, it is by far the most difficult thing to film aerials of that I have encountered. As challenging is it was filming this, it was also the most exciting subject to film. Captured by DJI creator Karim Iliya on Inspire […]
Light painting is a very interesting topic and in this tip, I will show you how you can paint with your drone.
There are so many improvements in the new DJI Inspire 2, it took us more than 1900 words to scratch the surface. (And we’re still not done, of course – there’s lots more to come in the coming days.) But we thought it might be useful to provide a “Top 10” list of the major features and specs of this new bird. We’ll also pop in a few of Chris So’s excellent photos along the […]
“Svalbard is a northern archipelago of islands that is located next to the North Pole. It’s so north, there are polar bears everywhere.. and there is something satisfying and freeing about venturing into the nature alone and knowing what you have is just what you have to survive..” Captured by DJI creator the Empire on Phantom 4.
DJI creator Lily Liu uses the DJI Osmo Mobile to document her love story. Moments like these tell us that love is sweet, unique, and eternal.
This DJI Mavic Pro highlights post will give you all the important information on this superb pocket sized fold up drone. Though small, the Mavic Pro is packed with new drone technology such as 3 new active tracking modes; even better flying and hovering precision; more advanced 3D collision avoidance technology, gesture guidance, variant ground level flying and much more. DJI Mavic Quadcopter Highlights 4.3 Miles Live HD Transmission The new DJI OcuSync transmission system allows […]
DJI launched the latest version of the popular stabilized handheld camera also known as the Osmo. The latest release called the DJI Osmo+ features a modified version of the Z3 gimbal and camera just recently launched for the Inspire 1. How is the Osmo+ different from the original Osmo? For one, the new Osmo+ features a new 22-77mm (35mm equivalent) zoom lens allowing a total of 7x zoom consisting of 3.5x optical zoom and 2x digital […]
On Tuesday, November 15, DJI showed the world its Inspire 2, a new version of the iconic Inspire drone with significant advances in technology and cinematography. Priced at $2,999 USD (naked version), this isn’t a drone for the casual pilot. When bundled with the new Zenmuse X5S camera, CinemaDNG, and Apple ProRes License Key, the price rises to $6,198 USD. For a professional aerial cinematographer or photographer looking to produce top-quality aerial videos, this machine and the camera(s) […]
The sun is rising, the sky is clear, and the giant balloon is floating up and down. Stunning views and memorable experience. All the footage is captured by Phantom 3 Standard.
Low-light Test The video made by tester Chris So compared the low-light performance of Phantom 4 and new Phantom 4 Pro. Chris So deserves some kind of award. He braved freezing temperatures – twice – to set up the ultimate low-light comparison between the Phantom 4 and the new Phantom 4 Professional, which features a 1″-type “R” CMOS sensor. The P4 has 12.4 effective megapixels; the P4P 20 megapixels. What Chris wanted to see was […]
If you have been following the blog for a while, you know that I love all types of photography. But I have to say that using drones to get aerial photos is one of my favorite things to do. And, although I have never claimed to be a videographer, it is the rare time that I love shooting and editing video. A little while back, I got my hands on the new DJI Phantom 4 […]