dronephotography

Drone Captures Flock of Geese From Rare Overhead Angle

While incredible sweeping overhead shots of migrating birds is a must-have for wildlife documentaries on Discovery or Netflix, it's rare to be able to capture those angles otherwise. Photographer Mark Zakurikan managed to do so with a drone and the footage is beautiful.

Drone Photo Tips: How To Make Inception-Like Images

If you've seen the movie Inception, you're likely very familiar with that one scene where physical space is bent on top of itself. It's one of the movie's most iconic visuals, and in this 3-minute video, COOPH shows how you can easily make your own photos with an Inception vibe with a drone.

Urban Aerials: Dramatic Drone Photos of Helsinki from Above

Helsinki-based photographer and filmmaker Anders Lönnfeldt loves drone photography, architecture, and geometric compositions that draw you in. Now that he's found himself out of work due to the pandemic, he's bringing all three of those sensibilities together in a new series of done photos called Urban Aerials.

Drone Photos Capture a Fresh Take on Tuscany’s Iconic Landscapes

In October of 2017, photographer Gabor Nagy took his new drone with him on an adventure to Tuscany, to see if he could capture this instantly-recognizable Italian landscape from a different perspective. The result was a beautiful series of eye-catching aerial photos called "Tuscany from Above."

Impressive Drone Shot of Lounging Seals Wins Nature TTL Photo Contest

Nature TTL—the online nature photography resource—has revealed the winners of their newly minted "Photographer of the Year" awards, and oh man did the community deliver. From stunning aerial shots to a life-and-death struggle between a Pelican and its prey, there's a lot to love here.

Moment Unveils the World’s First Anamorphic Lens for Drones, and More

Smartphone lens maker Moment has been branching out more and more. From filters, to camera apps, to fanny packs, the company's high-quality smartphone lenses have opened the door to a variety of products, and today they're kicking that door wide open by announcing a line of lenses and filters for drones.

10 Pro Tips for Taking Your Drone Photography to New Heights

Ever since I began traveling for work, I’ve looked for ways to capture the beauty of planet Earth from above. As early as the 1990s, I began experimenting with every alternative imaginable: ultralights, helicopters, seaplanes, hot air balloons and hang gliders. For me, the drone was simply a dream that materialized in front of me – the beginning of a new era that opened all the doors I desired and freeing me in my search for new photographic elements, perspectives, and composition.

20 of the Most Beautiful Drone Photos of 2016

Image sharing site Dronestagram is no Instagram, with its 600 Million users, but the drone-specific social network does contain some of the best aerial photography on the Internet. And today, they revealed their 20 best drone photos of 2016.

Camera Drone Safety Tips from an Airplane Pilot

I hold a private pilot certificate, as well as a remote pilot certificate; I am also a photographer. I just wanted to share with you some advice from a budding pilot who comes from the much larger world of flying that is general aviation.

4K Test Footage from the DJI Mavic Pro is Gorgeous, NOT Blurry

Photographer and videographer Michael Shainblum just released some 100% unedited 4K test footage and first thoughts from/about the DJI Mavic Pro, and it's (to use the technical term) freaking gorgeous. So why does half the Internet think the Mavic Pro has a low quality camera?

Filming the Northern Lights… in Real Time… with a Drone

Capturing the Northern Lights in real time only recently became doable, with beautiful videos like this one popping up to show the potential of cameras that can handle high-ISO with low noise. But the folks at OZZO Photography took this idea to new heights... literally. They strapped a Sony a7S II to a drone and shot the northern lights from the air.

DJI Debuts Its Most Powerful Drone Yet and a Versatile New Gimbal

A DJI Phantom is a great little drone, but when it comes to heavy-duty filmmaking or photography, it's just not gonna be able to lift your equipment. Enter the DJI Matrice 600, a powerful hexacopter for serious drone pilots who need to fly serious photo and video payloads.

Drone Photos of Fog Sweeping Into Hong Kong at Night

A little over a month ago, we shared some amazing drone photos of Hong Kong that truly captured the density of that megacity. Now, photographer Andy Yeung is back with the followup series Urban Fog: drone photos of Hong Kong shot at night as fog sweeps over the bustling metropolis.