Photography & Videography – Page 9

AirVūz Provides Video-Sharing Hub for Drone Community

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 08, 2015

AirVūz, a privately held, Minneapolis-based company, is welcoming unmanned aircraft system (UAS) professionals, hobbyists and enthusiasts to its recently launched drone hub at The video-sharing site includes 27 video categories, including agriculture, concerts and events, fails, media and news, [Read More]

Tampa Bay Station Embraces DJI Drone as Newsgathering Tool

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 24, 2015

WFLA-TV, News Channel 8, says it has become the first news station in the Tampa Bay, Fla., viewing area to receive a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commercial drone exemption for newsgathering. The station says it is deploying the aircraft, dubbed [Read More]

Drone Film Festival Comes to the Bay Area in February

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 11, 2015

Entries are now being accepted for the inaugural Bay Area Drone Film Festival, taking place on Sunday, Feb. 28, in Santa Clara, Calif. The mission of the festival is to promote drone education and entertainment to the public, as well [Read More]

The NFL’s Tennessee Titans Green-Lighted to Fly Drones

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2015

In a first for commercial drone exemptions in the U.S., the video director of the football organization will use the DJI Phantom 3 to record video of team practices in Nashville.

Sanborn Gives Colorado Golfers Bird’s-Eye View of Courses

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2015

The City of Denver has contracted with the Sanborn Map Company Inc. to obtain unmanned aircraft system (UAS)-captured imagery of the city’s seven public golf courses and its Aqua Golf facility. The city will use the images for marketing, as [Read More]

Consulting Company Using Drones to Reduce Human Risk of Building Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 05, 2015

Stony Brook, N.Y.-based Zeis Consulting Services LLC says it will be using its recently granted commercial drone exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to improve worker safety during building inspections. The Section 333 exemption authorizes the company to use [Read More]

DJI and Hasselblad Partner to ‘Push Borders of What’s Possible in Imaging Technology’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 05, 2015

Having acquired a strategic minority stake in the company, DJI has a new corporate partnership with Hasselblad Group, a Gothenburg, Sweden-based manufacturer of medium-format cameras and lenses. According to the companies, the partnership will allow opportunities and new ways of [Read More]

Drone Expert Cheng Debuts Field Guide on Aerial Imaging

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 27, 2015

Eric Cheng, an award-winning photographer, technologist and drone expert, is debuting his first book, Aerial Photography and Videography Using Drones, on Oct. 29. The book, part of publisher Peachpit’s line of field guides and tutorial books, was written to help [Read More]

DJI’s SkyPixel Launches Drone Photography Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2015

DJI is celebrating the first anniversary of SkyPixel, the company’s online community for aerial photography, by launching the 2015 SkyPixel Photo Contest. “As the world’s largest contest dedicated to aerial photography, the 2015 SkyPixel Photo Contest gives participants the chance [Read More]

UAV Captures Footage of N.Y. Compressed Natural Gas Station

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 22, 2015

Cobey Energy, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based designer and manufacturer of compressed natural gas (CNG) compressor station equipment systems, recently used a drone to capture the grand opening of a CNG station in Tonawanda, N.Y. The public-access station was opened by Nexus [Read More]