DJI have just released 2 new drones. People have been waiting awhile for the Mavic 2 and they were delivered in 2 flavors: DJI Mavic 2 PRO: Featuring a Hasselblad 20mp camera with 1" sensor and 10-bit color for video. DJI Mavic 2 Zoom: Featuring a optical zoom lens and a special feature called Dolly Zoom (Think Alfred Hitchcock). This review is on the Mavic 2 Pro and … [Read more...] about DJI Mavic 2 Pro review.
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.
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
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
Here is my full review of the DJI Spark (Fly more bundle – includes remote controller). I take it on location and put the spark through its paces. See the different options and watch as I test the 3 different control modes of spark. Flying Spark in Gesture mode Flying DJI Spark with a mobile device Flying with the Spark Remote controller (part of the fly more … [Read more...] about DJI Spark Drone review, is it worth it?
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
Edit Drone video in photoshop Photoshop has the ability to edit video. In fact.. it’s been there for quite some time. Photoshop CS6 saw a big change in the way that Photoshop works with video and this continues with Photoshop CC. This is a great option for photographers who have shot video on their Drones and need to edit a video without having to learn a dedicated video … [Read more...] about How to Edit Drone video in Adobe Photoshop CC / CS6
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