Photography & Videography – Page 15

Library Lending Drones to Teens for Cinematography Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 05, 2015

As part of its ‘Teen Tech Week,’ a South Dakota library is bringing in drones for teens to use in a video competition. The Huron Public Library is hosting a drone video competition in which it will allow students from [Read More]

Filmmakers Using Upgrade Kit for Drones to Get ‘Shots Not Otherwise Possible’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 04, 2015

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) has announced plans to use drone technology from Ontario-based tech start-up Perceptiv Labs for cinematography. Perceptiv SHIFT is an upgrade kit for drones that allows filmmakers to track high-speed, dynamic subjects and custom frame them [Read More]

NAR: Proposed Drone Rules Are Boon for Realtors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2015

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is applauding the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) proposed rules for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which would allow commercial drone use for marketing real estate. President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty [Read More]

Pictorvision’s Exemption to Allow Heavier Payloads, Longer Flight

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2015

Pictorvision, one of the companies that recently received an amended exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for operations of additional types of drones, says it is now approved to fly two heavy-lift unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for cinematography. The [Read More]

ESPN Deploying UAS During Winter X Games in Aspen

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2015

ESPN will be flying unmanned aerial systems (UAS) this week in Aspen, Colo., to capture aerial footage of athletes in the Winter X Games. According to an Associated Press report, the network got the OK from the Federal Aviation Administration [Read More]

Advocacy Group Not Happy with UAS Filming at SF Landmark

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 15, 2015

An unmanned aerial system (UAS) video shoot that recently took place at a San Francisco landmark did not sit well with a local advocacy group. With a $1,500 permit from the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, Logan Media films [Read More]

UAV Provides Virtual Tour Inside NYC Skyscraper

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 14, 2015

Hearst Corp., a diversified media and information company, has used an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to create a virtual tour of New York City’s 46-floor Hearst Tower. The video commemorates the upcoming 10th anniversary of the building's topping out – [Read More]

CNN Partners with FAA to Further UAVs in Journalism

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 13, 2015

CNN has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRDA) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to advance efforts to integrate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) into newsgathering and reporting. The cooperation arrangement will integrate efforts from CNN's existing research [Read More]

National Association of Realtors Applauds UAV Exemption

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 13, 2015

The president of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has spoken out about the recent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exemption for real estate photography. Chris Polychron, who is also an executive broker at Arkansas-based 1st Choice Realty, said in a [Read More]

Unmanned Aerial System Attends Golden Globe Awards

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 12, 2015

An unmanned aerial system (UAS) from DJI made an appearance at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Golden Globe Awards tweeted, ‘This is how @djiglobal will provide a drone's eye view of tomorrow's #GoldenGlobes #RedCarpet,” [Read More]