Photography & Videography – Page 7

Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Adds Drone Video Services Five Days a Week

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 11, 2016

Cape Productions, a provider of drone video for action sports, is now offering its services five days a week at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, Calif. Up until this point, Cape’s filming services were offered exclusively during the [Read More]

An Introduction to the World of Aerial Photography with Drones

Written by Thomas Foster on January 29, 2016

Aerial photography has existed for roughly 150 years now. The most popular subjects have usually been buildings (often, historically significant ones) and landscapes; however, the practice is proving to be very useful in various other applications, such as surveillance and [Read More]

Yankees’ Shortstop Plays with 3DR Drone During Off-Season

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2016

Didi Gregorius, the 25-year-old shortstop for the New York Yankees, has taken his unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for another spin during the off-season and shared the results with social media. Calling yesterday “take your drone to work Monday,” Gregorius offered [Read More]

Emirates and Boeing Debut UAV Cinematography Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2016

Emirates and Boeing have teamed up to sponsor “View from Above”: what they call one of the largest aerial filming projects ever conducted using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). According to the aerospace giants, filming took place in 18 destinations on [Read More]

Newly FAA-Approved ‘America’s Team’ Touts Drones Over Skycam

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on January 21, 2016

With its own commercial drone exemption for filming during practice, the Dallas Cowboys want to encourage other sports teams to legally get in on the act, too.

Action-Sports Video Provider Green-Lighted for Drones Within 500 Ft. of Customers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Cape Productions (Cape), a provider of drone video services for action sports, says the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted an amendment to the company’s existing Section 333 exemption for commercial drone operations in the U.S. According to Cape, the [Read More]

Drone Flight in Swiss Alps Glacier Offers Promise for Life-Saving Missions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2016

Flyability, which won the 2015 UAE Drones for Good Award, sent its caged drone 3,500 meters above sea level into the Zermatt Glacier.

Brooklyn Drones NYC to Provide City’s First 100%-UAV Store

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 11, 2016

Brooklyn Drones NYC, which describes itself as “a store for all your aerial photo and video needs,” is reportedly becoming New York City’s first store dedicated exclusively to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and associated equipment. According to a report from [Read More]

Phase One Introduces New Medium-Format Cameras for Aerial Imaging

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 08, 2016

Phase One Industrial has introduced two 100-megapixel, medium-format metric cameras – the Phase One iXU 1000 and iXU-R 1000 – for aerial data acquisition. According to the company, the systems, available in either RGB or near-infrared variants, are distinguished from [Read More]

SkyPixel Chooses Best Aerial Imagery of 2015

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 07, 2016

In conclusion of a two-month, global competition, SkyPixel – an aerial photography community run in cooperation with drone company DJI – has announced the top aerial and drone images of 2015. The 2015 SkyPixel photo of the year went to [Read More]