Category Archives: Tips And Tricks

Use Of Thermal Cameras On Drones In Search And Rescue Operations

There can be no doubt anymore that extreme weather events are becoming more frequent in the 30-year hurricane cycle and more devastating for those involved. The sad truth is that we don’t have to look too far for the evidence, it is reported on the nightly news.

Recent scenes in Houston, TX, following the destruction of Hurricane Harvey, highlight the impact of major storms on large cities and populations. Further, flood waters continue to rage across Asia, with hundreds of lives lost and displaced.

At the time of writing, Hurricane Irma beats a path across the Caribbean, and Florida residents try to plan for evacuation. This sharp increase shows that preparation is very important, but also the search and rescue efforts need to be updated.  Rescuers now can use new state of the art equipment like the top-rated FLIR TG165 thermal imager

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How To Become Better – Tips and Tricks for Aerial Photography

What Are The Tips And Tricks For Aerial Photography?

It is hard to give up the chance to jump into a helicopter and spend an afternoon taking great shots of a beautiful natural landscape or cityscape. It is the sort of experience that many amateur photographers don’t get the opportunity to enjoy all that often, which means that every shot needs to count.

There is nothing worse that going over your photos from the day to find that half or more ruined by bad technique or other factors.

The following five aerial photography tips are simple precautions and tricks that you can employ to increase your success rate.

1) Plan Ahead And Know Your Route.

A fast-paced helicopter ride can lead to information overload if the path and landscape are entirely new to you. If you have an idea of what is coming, you have a better chance of preparing … Read the rest

An Introductory Guide To Aerial Videography

Aerial Photography Tips And Tricks

The development of faster, stronger, user-friendly drones with built-in video cameras means that filmmaking has become a lot easier for many wannabe directors.The problem is that this perceived ease of use and the development of the camera means that it is easy to minimize the amount of work that has to go into creating these shots.The following guide offers a series of simple aerial photography tips for newcomers to videography that should help you to create a great looking piece of footage with ease.

It All Begins With Choosing Your Equipment.

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The first question you need to ask yourself if you are new to the game is which is the right quadcopter and the right camera for your needs? A quadcopter is a good place to start looking because of the stability in the four rotors, but there are lots of different types of … Read the rest

A Guide To A Successful First Flight As An Aerial Photographer

Tips For Aerial Photography

The opportunity to get up in the air in a helicopter or small passenger plane and take photographs of a landscape is something that many photographers would leap at the chance to do.These trips provide breathtaking scenes and opportunities for shots that photographers can only dream. The problem is that there is a lot to think about when planning these trips.It Will guide you to take through the basics of the experience – from the pre-flight prep to the post-flight experience.

Preparing For Your First Aerial Photography Flight.

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Before you fly, you need to research your trip and the company that you book your flight with. Get to know the route, prepare for some of the key landmarks that you will encounter, think about the day of time that you will fly (do you want an early morning sunrise or that late afternoon light?) and find … Read the rest

What To Look While Shooting Aerial Videos

Tips And Tricks For Shooting The Best Aerial Videos With Drones

Aerial videography What To Look While Shooting Aerial Videos with drones gives budding film-makers the chance to explore a landscape from a new perspective and to allow viewers to see areas of the world that are inaccessible without these UAVs taking us on a bird-eye tour.

With the right techniques, skill level and equipment, it is possible to get some bold, epic shots of interesting places without having to pay out for professional equipment. Amateur filmmakers are testing out new approaches all the time, and some of the short films are created and take them closer to pro-level footage than ever before.

If you want a slow, sweeping establishing shot, a drone is a way to go. This brief guide to landscape videography will highlight some of the best approaches.

Determining The Best Location For Your Film Shoot.

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