Photography & Videography – Page 8

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]

UAVUS Offering Gold Memberships for UAV Photographers, Videographers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 06, 2016

Atlanta-based nonprofit organization UAVUS, which classifies itself as the largest membership association of professional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) videographers and photographers in the U.S., says it is now offering a premier gold membership. “Our primary mission is to support professional [Read More]

Aerial MOB Puts on Unique Drone Performance for Infiniti

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 05, 2016

Aerial MOB, one of the first six companies to have ever been commercially approved by the Federal Aviation Administration for drone cinematography, was recently hired to play a unique role in the unveiling of Infiniti’s new QX30 vehicle. At a [Read More]

UAV Captures View of N.C. Neighborhood’s Vast Holiday Light Display

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 30, 2015

For this year’s annual “Running of the Balls” 5K race in Greensboro, N.C., a drone captured the vast race track, a neighborhood featuring some 3,000 tree light balls – spheres of chicken wire wrapped in holiday lights. According to nonprofit [Read More]

NYC Drone Film Festival: Five Tips for Movie Creation with a Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 28, 2015

“Drones are the most important cinematic tool since the tripod,” according to Randy Slavin, founder and director of The New York City Drone Film Festival.