Photography & Videography – Page 4

FAA-Approved Drone Deployed at College Football Game

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2016

New Mexico State University (NMSU) deployed an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to record video of the kickoff and pregame of NMSU’s football victory over the University New Mexico on Sept. 10. According to a press release from NMSU, the game [Read More]

DJI Produces Coffee-Table Book on Aerial Drone Photography

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2016

On Friday, DJI kicked off its 10th anniversary by launching a book featuring aerial photographs from across the globe. According to DJI, “Above the World,” a coffee-table book with glossy, high-resolution photos taken from the sky, is a centerpiece of [Read More]

10 Tips for Real Estate Agents Considering Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2016

Rosemont, Ill.-based VHT Studios, a photography and image management services provider, is offering a top 10 list of tips for real estate agents and brokers who are thinking about implementing their own drone to market residential and commercial listings. The [Read More]

Journalism Milestone: CNN Gets the OK for Drones Over People

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2016

In a first for the U.S., the TV network will use drones to gather news in situations where it would be unsafe or costly to fly a helicopter.

A Sit-Down With Drone Photographer Eric Cheng: Five Industry Insights

Written by Rebecca Wilson on August 25, 2016

In an interview with Skyward, Cheng, DJI’s former director of aerial imaging, answers five questions pertaining to the commercial drone industry, including advice for novice pilots.

CNN’s New Aerial Reporting Unit Establishes Full-Time Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2016

No stranger to using drones for newsgathering, CNN has launched a new business unit dubbed “CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting,” or “CNN AIR.”

Ford Deploys Drones Over New Super Duty Pickup Trucks

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2016

Ford Motor Co. has deployed drones to capture a bird’s-eye view of its brand-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck. The photo and video footage was captured with drones developed by DJI and piloted by Colorado-based Multicopter Warehouse. The Super [Read More]

3DR Launches ‘Getting Serious About Aerial Photography’ E-Book

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2016

Berkeley, Calif.-based drone company 3DR has introduced its latest e-book, entitled “Getting Serious About Aerial Photography.” According to 3DR, the resource, available for free download, covers “interviews with top drone photographers around the globe; guides for panoramas, aerial lighting and [Read More]

DJI, SkyPixel Launch Aerial Photography Contest

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 09, 2016

SkyPixel, an online community dedicated to aerial photography, has launched a global contest, called “Elevate Yourself,” in conjunction with DJI. According to DJI and SkyPixel, the competition is designed to “celebrate the athletic spirit and capture an aspirational moment in [Read More]

Major U.S. Broadcaster Expands Work for Newsgathering Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2016

U.S. telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. recently joined government and industry stakeholders at the White House to examine the commercial applications for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and announce several new commitments. Sinclair says it was the only broadcaster to [Read More]