Drone Photography

North Carolina Takes Aim at Drones – But Hits Free Speech

DRONELIFE reported earlier on a lawsuit in North Carolina challenging the notion that drone mapping is surveying without a license.  Here, members of the organization representing commercial drone operator Michael Jones lay out their case to protect his rights to sell aerial images. The following is a guest post by …

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What Aerial Images Sell Best for Drone Photographers

Image: HOsiHO, used with permission Drone photographers making a living with their art have to have talent – and a good understanding of the market.  Professional photographer Sami Sarkis, the artist behind stock image platform HOsiHO, gives DRONELIFE the deep dive on what aerial images sell best – right now. Current …

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three tips for amazing drone photos

Johan Vanderhecke is a professional drone photographer based out of Belgium.  He’s traveled the world for the perfect shot – and now, he’s developed the Drone Adventurer Master Class to share his skills with drone enthusiasts and pros who want to up their game.  Here, Johan shares his top three …

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5 Ways Even Small Businesses Can Use Drones

As part of DRONELIFE’s participation in the FAA’s Drone Safety Awareness Week, DRONELIFE will feature stories according to the themes outlined.  Today, we focus on the drone industry’s contribution to small businesses. Drone delivery by UPS and Wing dominates the news, and big inspections for the oil and gas and …

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Pure AirMagic: This Award-Winning Photo Editing Company Now …

Post sponsored by Skylum. Professional drone operators in a wide variety of verticals are responsible for providing their clients with professional-quality images – but they don’t always want to invest in expensive software and spend hours in front of a computer doing the painstaking editing that requires. Introducing AirMagic – …

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Everything You Need to Know About SkyPixel and DJI’s 2018 Ae…

DJI and SkyPixel’s fourth annual drone photo contest is here. Since its launch in 2014, DJI’s social media platform has gone on to become a global community for aerial photographers and videographers. It now has more than 10 million registered users around the world and thousands of aerial images and …

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The Creative Process Behind Great Drone Photography

2 Comments Posted on July 13, 2018 In this post I walk you through some pre and post-production techniques and tips related to lighting, angles, color theory, lines and shapes to help you create better drone photography. Properly considering and understanding the creative process behind drone photography is a powerful way …

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Drones Enter New Spaces: Cinematic Aerospace Completes First…

picture: Cinematic Aerospace Drones and airports don’t usually combine in information headlines – federal rules require operators to get permission to fly inside 5 miles of an airport.  But as business drones grow to be increasingly vital, even airports want drone providers.  On April 11th, 2018, “the first commercial UAS …

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