Photography & Videography – Page 5

Boston Start-Up Launches UAV Cinematography Contest

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2016

Fly4.Me, a Boston-based start-up providing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services, has launched a UAV video contest. The first-place winner will receive $350 in the form of a Visa gift card, the second-place winner will receive a Holy Stone quadcopter and [Read More]

EarthCam Air: Webcams and UAVs Merge to Create Geospatial Jobsite Models

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 02, 2016

EarthCam will be providing drone and aerial imagery services under the title EarthCam Air, which combines the company’s webcam technology with unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services, cloud-based storage solutions and distribution tools for sharing video content. Founded in 1996, New [Read More]

SkyPixel Launches 360-Degree Panorama Contest for Drone Users

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 31, 2016

SkyPixel, an aerial photography community run in cooperation with drone company DJI, has launched the 360-degree Panorama Contest. The contest is seeking 360-degree panoramas, which allow viewers to immerse themselves in the world of the photographer and can also be [Read More]

Science Channel Premieres ‘DRONED’ Series This Summer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2016

This summer, Science Channel, a division of Discovery Communications Inc., is premiering a series called “DRONED,” which will explore the impact of consumer drones for various applications. The series, which is shot on location in countries including the Bahamas, Mexico, [Read More]

DJI App Now Allows Live Drone Video Streaming to Facebook

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2016

DJI has launched an update to its DJI GO app to give users the ability to broadcast live video from their aerial platforms directly to Facebook. DJI says the first-ever Facebook Live video from a drone was streamed during Facebook’s [Read More]

British Drone Cinematography Company Comes to Los Angeles

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 10, 2016

U.K.-based drone cinematography company Cloud 12 is coming across the pond by opening a new office in Los Angeles. According to the company, the move will allow Cloud 12 to work in closer collaboration with the thriving film industry in [Read More]

Drone Captures Footage of Leo DiCaprio’s Two-Mile Island in Belize

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 29, 2016

Will Mitchell, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Belize, recently deployed a drone to capture footage of actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s new private island, Blackadore Caye, located a few miles off the coast of the island of Ambergris Caye in Belize. [Read More]

Aerial MOB’s Industrial Business and Assets Acquired by 5D Robotics

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2016

Carlsbad, Calif.-based 5D Robotics Inc. has acquired the industrial assets and intellectual property of drone cinematography company Aerial MOB LLC. In turn, 5D Robotics has formed its 5D Aerial division, which will provide 3D mapping, photogrammetry, and thermal and multispectral [Read More]

This Year’s NAB Show Features Extensive Focus on Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2016

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) says its annual conference and expo, held April 16-21 in Las Vegas, is featuring a broad slate of sessions and exhibits dedicated to trends in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). On Wednesday, April 20, NAB [Read More]

Aerial Photography, Inspection Top List of FAA-Approved Business Uses for UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 15, 2016

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has released an interactive analysis that finds 38 types of business operations have been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) commercially in the National Airspace [Read More]