Super Bowl half time shows, Winter Olympics and other events use Drone Light shows. I say down with Intel and get you in the inside scoop on how drone technology is used to create these spectacular events in the sky. They are used both outdoors and the Super Bowl, for the first time indoors for a large live event. … [Read more...] about 2019 Super Bowl half time show. Intel Shooting Start drones and how they do the Drone Light shows
Shooting Drag Racing with a drone
Recently I had the rare opportunity to shoot the Nitro funny cars in action. The nitro dragsters are the big boys of drag racing and these cars can exceed 10,000 HP and top well over 200 mph in under 4 seconds. Once a year Barona Drag strip in Sn Diego County holds the Nitro Battle. One of only 3 drag strips left in California and the only one is SoCal that can host these big … [Read more...] about Shooting Drag Racing with a drone
Free Webinar this Tuesday, processing aerial images
I'm giving a webinar tomorrow for Professional Photographers of America"Giving Your Images Wings: Processing Aerial Photographs & Video" Its free to attend for everyone. http://www.ppa.com/event.cfm?EventID=116143 PPA Webinar: Giving Your Images Wings: Processing Aerial Photograms & Video PPA July 18, 2017 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 2pm ET With Colin … [Read more...] about Free Webinar this Tuesday, processing aerial images
My DJI Spark Drone was crashed by a bird
My DJI Spark was taken down by a seagull! Watch video So, on only day 2 of my Spark, I took it out for some pickup shots to finish my Spark Review video. I was personally attacked by a seagull and then it took my spark down. In the video I tell all the circumstances around it and show live video from the spark camera as it goes down. One of the things that I have … [Read more...] about My DJI Spark Drone was crashed by a bird
DJI Phantom 4 Advanced review and vs PRO
Colin Smith takes both the DJI Phantom 4 Advanced and the DJI Phantom 4 Pro drones out for a fly and compares them. Lots of nice drone footage on this video. Colin Smith also explains the difference between the 2 and offers buying recommendations. You will love the drone on drone as well as the slow motion shots on this video. So what is the big difference … [Read more...] about DJI Phantom 4 Advanced review and vs PRO
My first Q+A video
I have been getting a lot of Questions about different things, mostly drone related. So I made a video where I answer the questions such as "how good is the new iPad Pro at editing 4K DJI footage," and much, much more. Check it out and feel free to add your own questions so I can consider them for part 2! Happy flying! Colin … [Read more...] about My first Q+A video
DJI Phantom 2 Vision Drone, where it all began for me!
Flying cameras! The ultimate gadget. What isn’t to love about this? I have been bitten by the Remote Controlled Quadrocopter, drone, UAV, aerial photography and videography bug. I’t actually been a long time now in drone photography time, I started flying in June 2013, and have owned 6 DJI Phantoms of various configurations. Some are better for different things, I discuss … [Read more...] about DJI Phantom 2 Vision Drone, where it all began for me!