As far as hoaxes go, its not so far fetched. The drone DOES exist! Its just that it's a modified Phantom 4 drone with an interchangable lens system complete with prime lenses. This is a custom build drone by DJI for an enterprise client (something that DJI does often). It won't be available to the public or sold as the "next Phantom 5". The official statement from … [Read more...] about Leaked Phantom 5 photos with interchangeable lenses is a hoax.
Price is $799. Buy here: http://click.dji.com/ANhyekLmOibjBXGU... We take a close look at the specs and features of the new DJI Mavic Air drone. I compare it to the Mavic Pro and the spark. We look at capabilities and performance and see if this is the right drone for you. … [Read more...] about In Depth look at the DJI Mavic Air
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
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
I was recently interviewed by Jack Neubart for Shutterbug magazine. They did a beautiful 3 page article in the printed Magazine (June 2017 issue). This is the online version of the article from Shutterbug, I hope you enjoy it.. Colin by Jack Neubart | Shutterbug Colin Smith may be known to many readers for his instructional videos and … [Read more...] about Colin Smith’s 10 Drone Photography Tips to Take Your Imagery to New Height
Editors note: The FAA have now reversed this decision and drone registration is now required once again in the United States. Refer to FAA website for instructions. How To Delete and Get a Refund for Your FAA sUAS Registration By Laurie Rubin It was just over a year and a half ago that owners of a small UAS were required to register their aircraft. Even though … [Read more...] about How To Get a Refund from FAA for Your Drone Registration!
See the shark tank guys go crazy over these drones. It's interesting how the "non drone" community see these things. (Even though this isn't a new video), investors have been clambering all over anything with the word drone in it. Reality is this, drone users are very sophisticated and won't buy a drone based on marketing, they care about the specs and the quality of images. … [Read more...] about Shark feeding frenzy over Xcraft drone company