aerial photography

From zero to drone in one hour is MIT’s vision for drone building

Dec 13, 2016
Dunja Djudjic

Have you ever had a problem finding a drone that suits all your needs? If this is the case, then a group of MIT’s students…

Digitizing large format aerial photography film transparencies

Nov 3, 2016
Michael J. Bennett

One of the challenges (and rewards) of managing a digital production lab for a university research library is working with the wide assortment of analog…

Get your GoPro airborne by shoving it into a giant Nerf football and throwing it

Oct 5, 2016
John Aldred

Drones have become the go-to method for getting you GoPro up in the air. But in more and more locations, new regulations limit where we…

Add depth to your images in 2 easy steps

Oct 3, 2016
Clinton lofthouse

So after the madness that was hurricane Photokina, I am trying to re-adjust to normal life, hence a short post for you this week, as my body…

This Egg Drone is a breeze of cool air in the world of Karmas and Mavics

Oct 2, 2016
Udi Tirosh

Both DJI and GoPro announced their Mavic and Karma drones. While there are some notable differences they are both following a familiar form factor. If you…

Photographers recreate classic Top Gun scene with upside down jet to test a photography myth

Sep 14, 2016
John Aldred

For anybody who’s seen the legendary movie Top Gun, there’s one scene often sticks out in the mind. In it, a fictional MiG-28 is cruising through the…

Aerial Perspective – The depth your images have been consciously missing.

Aug 7, 2016
Joseph Parry

Something I’m going to be touching on today is referred to in the painting world as “Aerial Perspective”, a way, if not “the” way to…

Using two planes as light stands while shooting them with a third plane with a Nikon D5

Apr 4, 2016
Udi Tirosh

I know that many are using VALs (Voice Activated Light stands) for moving strobes around, but this is the first time I am seeing a…

Drone Footage Reveals the Devastation of Syrian Cities

Feb 8, 2016
Liron Samuels

The Syrian civil war is often mentioned in news headlines due to the massive immigrant crisis it caused in Europe, but unique drone footage reveals…

Drone Operator Arrested After Crashing Into the Empire State Building

Feb 5, 2016
Liron Samuels

Major cities and famous landmarks often make for awesome shots, and that’s probably what Sean Nivin Riddle was after when he went filming with his…