Photography & Videography – Page 7

3DR Offers Free Instructional eBook for Aerial Photographers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 04, 2016

Berkeley, Calif.-based drone company 3DR has released what it says is a free instructional eBook dedicated to aerial photography with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). 3DR describes the book as a “complete guide to getting the shot, with tips, tricks and [Read More]

Security Organization Claims Media Has Rights to Use Drones for Journalism

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2016

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s representative on freedom of the media says the the use of drones for journalism “constitutes an integral part of the right to freedom of information.”

Drone Imagery Solutions Provider Inks $1.55M Funding Round

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2016

BetterView, a San Francisco-based provider of drone imagery solutions for businesses, says it has closed a $1.55 million fundraising round, led by Arena Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures and other angel investors, including 500 Startups, Haystack, MetaProp NYC and Router Ventures. Founded [Read More]

BBC’s Planet Earth II to Incorporate UAV-Captured Footage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2016

Planet Earth II – a series on BBC One, a channel of the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) in the U.K. – will be premiering later this year in ultra HD and incorporating footage from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Produced by [Read More]

Newsgathering Associations Voice Support for Micro UAS Amendment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

Noting the potential for newsgathering operations, the Newspaper Association of America (NAA), National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) have voiced their support of the recently approved micro unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) classification in the [Read More]

Universities Claim Number of Spots in Recent String of Drone Exemptions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2016

Of the 3,385 Section 333 exemptions granted to date by the Federal Aviation Administration, a number of them in the most recent string of exemptions belonged to colleges and universities. In February alone, the following have been given the green [Read More]

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]