NAB 2014: DJI from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. When I started writing this series for TheCameraForum.Com a year and a half or so ago, DJI was just ramping up.  I never expected to have a special category of camera for DJI Quadcopters.  But here we are only eighteen months later with that new category.  The whole “drone” […]

CINEDRONES ARE AWESOME from ANTIMEDIA on Vimeo. CineDrones are Awesome, and so is the way they are flown by Antimedia, a filmproduction company from Norway. Years of experience from all over the world make their fully customized Cindrones highly effective high-end production tools in everything from feature films to TV broadcast. Custom design makes it […]

e-volo Crowdfunding bei Seedmatch from Volocopter on Vimeo. Der Volocopter von e-volo ist eine Luftfahrt-Revolution made in Germany. Sicherer, einfacher und sauberer als je zuvor ändert er die Art, sich fortzubewegen. Sie wollen Teil dieser Innovation werden? Investieren Sie bei unserem Crowdfunding: The Volocopter of e-volo is an aviation revolution made ​​in Germany. Safer, easier, […]

  St. Paul MN based Fly Boys Aerial Cinematography‘s drone fleet was grounded by the FAA last week for flying without a proper FAA permit.  Asked for comment, Fly Boys response was the FAA doesn’t anticipate issuing commercial permits for UAVs until 2015. What are we supposed to do?  This could be the first in […]

  In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and make decisions together — and watch out for an I-want-this-now demo of Kinect-controlled quads. […]

(Click Photo Above To Play Video) Guangdong, China, headquartered DJI Innovations is one of the global leaders in developing and manufacturing high performance, reliable, and easy-to-use small unmanned aerial systems (UAS as they call them, Drones as the rest of the world know them), for commercial and recreational use. Their company size, over 500 employees, ranks […]

  Anthony Jacobs, the founder and chief pilot for Perspective Aerials (, became the first person I know of to fly a Canon 1DC with a drone rig. The 1DC is a camera I have some very mixed feelings about, as I have already stated in other articles on the subject.  Then when I see the […]

Long ago and far away in my distant past – about 25 years to be exact – I had the crazy idea of learning to fly an R/C Helicopter.  I wasn’t all that interested in the R/C bits of it, my vision was to mount a camera to it and shoot aerial photography.  To carry the […]