Ever wondered what lava looks like from up close? I mean, really close? Well, Victor of Sunsets Sweden touched it with his drone so you don’t have to. And what’s more, the drone survived touching the scorching mass to bring back to its owner and deliver some great footage.
They say that the “Universe works in mysterious ways,” but we’ve all seen that the odds are not always in our favor. After a freak snowboarding accident, Rob Corbett was left paralyzed. Still, he managed to find a way to fly again, this time using a drone. And with his inclusive project “Flight Takes Many Forms,” he wants to make drone flying accessible to those living with different kinds of disabilities.
We can’t dive down a waterfall, especially if it’s the tallest one in the world. But thanks to technology, we can see what it would be like from the safety of our home. Drone pilot Ellis van Jason sent his FPV drone down Angel Falls in Venezuela, the world’s tallest waterfall, and ended up with some impressive footage that he shares in his latest video.
Every now and again, a piece of content comes up, whether it’s a photo project or video or whatever that just makes your jaw hit the floor. And you wonder, after you watch it, just how they could follow up from something so epic and amazing. One such piece of content was the video we saw recently from drone pilot Jay Christensen.
In it, he flew a drone through a bowling alley with such skill and finesse that it even caught the eye of James Gunn (who now wants him to come shoot on Guardians of the Galaxy 3). Well, now, he’s done it again, with an amazingly choreographed flight through the Mall of America. And it’s even more epic than the bowling alley!
I’ve heard of cyclones, I’ve heard of reindeer, but a reindeer cyclone? This is totally new to me. But it’s a thing, it looks incredible, and a drone pilot managed to capture this phenomenon from above. Science girl posted the video on her Twitter account, explaining what stands behind this unusual behavior.
I’m always amazed by well-made FPV drone videos, like this one or this one. So naturally, I really enjoyed it when I stumbled upon this footage that makes the ordinary look extraordinary. Right Up Our Alley shows a bowling alley from a point of view of a drone and a very skillful pilot!
I love seeing well-executed stunts and amazing drone footage. So, why don’t we have both? Stunt school from France, Campus Univers Cascades, has recently shared a mind-blowing video showing off its students’ skills and some crazy drone footage. Sit back and enjoy the intense and stunning four minutes of this pretty epic video.
The world of FPV droning doesn’t typically have much to do with the more aesthetic, cinematic of drone filmmaking. At least, not usually. Well, not unless you’re Paul Nurk. Going by the name NurkFPV on YouTube (and Instagram), Paul is pretty obsessed with FPV. How obsessed? Well, he’s obsessed enough to build an FPV drone he could mount a RED Epic Mysterium-X to it.
The goals are to capture the speed and excitement of flying FPV, but at a much more cinematic way than FPV cameras typically allow. They’re usually pretty cheap stripped-down action cameras, essentially, with low resolution and terrible dynamic range. Strapping a RED to such a drone, though, is no easy task.
I was hired for this project in November of 2018 by Dovetail to capture the St. Louis Gateway Arch with a drone. We started the paperwork in January of 2019. It began with getting approval from the Gateway Arch National Park. This wasn’t too difficult since they were the ones needing the photos and video, but they wouldn’t give the final paperwork until we got airspace approval from the FAA.