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DJI Kicks off Global Drone Photography Workshop with Pro Elia Locardi

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

DJI is partnering with professional travel photographer and videographer Elia Locardi to host the “DJI Drone Photography Workshop.” In addition to teaching how to master drone photography both in the field and in post-processing, the workshop will also include safe [Read More]

Illinois News Station Debuts ‘REX-1’ Newsgathering UAV

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

13 WREX, a news station based out of Rockford, Ill., has debuted its new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), dubbed the REX-1. According to its own coverage, the station says the aircraft will offer a “unique perspective for viewers across the [Read More]

Another Sinclair Broadcast Group Station Brings UAS On Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

ABC News 13 WLOS, a news station covering western North Carolina, has unveiled its Sky View 13, an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) the station will use to enhance newsgathering. WLOS is a station of U.S. telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group, [Read More]

Alabama TV Station Brings UAS on Board for Myriad Applications

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 07, 2017

WBRC FOX6 News, a television station serving central Alabama communities, is now using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to augment newsgathering. According to a press release from broadcaster Raycom Media, of which WBRC FOX6 is a part of, the station currently [Read More]

New England News Station Introduces its ‘Sky Drone 12’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

East Providence, R.I.-based WPRI 12 Eyewitness News is excited about its new DJI Inspire 1 drone, dubbed “Sky Drone 12,” which the station is deploying “almost anywhere over southern New England.” Operated by meteorologist/remote pilot T.J. DelSanto, the unmanned aircraft [Read More]

New York City Drone Film Festival Announces This Year’s Nominees

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Nominations have been announced for the third annual New York City Drone Film Festival, being held March 17-19 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and Liberty Science Center. The festival, with headline sponsors RED and Freefly Systems, will [Read More]

Drone Cinematography Company Aerial MOB Lands Canadian Partnership

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

Thanks to recent federal approval and a new partnership/representation agreement with William F. White International Inc. (Whites), San Diego-based drone cinematography company Aerial MOB is launching operations in Canada. Whites is a Canadian provider of motion picture, television, digital media [Read More]

SkyPixel and DJI Crown Best Aerial Photographs of 2016

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 24, 2017

SkyPixel, an aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI, has selected the winners of its two-month global competition for the top drone photographs of 2016. The 2016 “SkyPixel Photo of the Year” went to “Fishermen close the net,” a [Read More]

Iowa News Station Deploys its Own ‘SkyLink 4’ Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

KTIV, a television news station based in Sioux City, Iowa, is launching its new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), dubbed the SkyLink 4 drone. According to its own report, KTIV’s Federal Aviation Administration-certified drone pilot, Jake Rains, also serves as the [Read More]

‘Evolve’ Cinematography Quadcopter Boasts Dual-Screen Controller

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 20, 2016

XDynamics has introduced Evolve, a consumer quadcopter with a patented, dual-screen remote controller. According to Hong Kong-based XDynamics, the Evolve remote controller is a smart pilot system combining all required functions for amateur and professional users’ flying and filming needs [Read More]