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Unmanned Flight: The Drones Come Home – Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

At the edge of a stubbly, dried-out alfalfa field outside Grand Junction, Colorado, Deputy Sheriff Derek Johnson, a stocky young man with a buzz cut, squints at a speck crawling across the brilliant, hazy sky. It’s not a vulture or crow but a Falcon—a new brand of unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, and Johnson is flying it. READ MORE! >> Source: Unmanned Flight: The Drones Come Home – Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine Drone

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Utah Couple Arrested Over ‘Peeping Tom’ Drone

Here’s one more thing you have to worry about: Drones sent by neighbors to spy on you in your home. Police arrested a Utah man with a history of voyeurism and his girlfriend on suspicion of flying a drone was spotted on area “patrols.” The drone videotaped people in their bathroom or bedrooms in the city of Orem, investigators said. One apparent target who spotted the tiny machine outside of his bathroom window chased it in his truck and grabbed it when it landed. He found several videos of people…

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Interview with filmmaker, and drone lover, Sebastian Solberg

  Sebastian Solberg has directed and shot commercials, music videos, documentaries and short films all around the globe from countries such as Norway through to Nepal. Sebastian Solberg recently began using drones in his cinematography, we reached out to learn more about his decision to take advantage of these tools. Q. Sebastian, you are a multi-award winning filmmaker, could you tell our readers a bit about your work? I’m a filmmaker from New Zealand based in London. I first started making films aged 9; recreating scenes from my favourite Bond movies….

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Filming with drones – 10 tips to get you started

  Multi-award winning filmmaker, Sebastian Solberg, shares 10 tips to get you started filming with drones Filming with drones is resulting new camera angles and existing new video content.  Read these 10 tips from award-winning filmmaker Sebastian Solberg. Drones will and are already revolutionising filmmaking, allowing filmmakers to achieve jaw dropping, cinematic results that have previously only been available to Hollywood productions! I’ve been working with drones on and off for a few years now but at the end of last year I decided to take the leap and buy…

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Drone Cinematography – First Jazz Music Video Shot Entirely via Drone

  Drone cinematography is becoming common.  One only has to scan through the list of Section 333 exemptions to understand drones are growing in popularity BERKELEY, Calif., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — With the commercial drone industry taking off with endless applications Sound Visions Media, located in the San Francisco East Bay, is actively using the technology to create a variety of video productions. Their first music video leads the pack with an entire project consisting completely of aerial drone footage and improvised vocal jazz music. The track “Fiona Flanagan’s Fable,” is off the…

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Video Tour – The Antelope Park in Zimbabwe

  Scout Aerial Media and Surveying shared this excellent video tour of the Antelope Park in Zimbabwe The Antelope Park has this information on it’s website: “Known as one of Southern Africa’s Most Intriguing Destinations, and winners of the “Environmental Award” at the 2013 AZTA Awards ceremony, Antelope Park is home to the world famous African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) lion rehabilitation programme which is a multi-phase lion conservation initiative as featured in hit UK TV documentary “LION COUNTRY”. It is Africa’s first genuine programme working to ethically re-introduce the offspring…

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Drone Girl Video – Taking the CGO SteadyGrip through its paces

The Yuneec website has this to say about the CGO: “The ​CGO SteadyGrip™ allow​s​ you to capture amazing action shots easier than ever before. The camera pitch controller allows precise camera angle control ​while the 3-axis camera ​allows for the capture of stable video and images.” This handle promises to stabilize your videos and photos so Drone Girl, in her quest for knowledge, takes it through its paces in a unique way.

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Flying the Yuneec Q500 over Dunamase Castle

Drone girl takes you on a scenic tour over Dunamase Castle Here is a bit of information about Dunamase Castle, from to Wikipedia.  It: “is a rocky outcrop in the townland of Park or Dunamase in County Laois.[1] The rock, 46 metres (151 ft) above a flat plain, has the ruins of Dunamase Castle, a defensive stronghold dating from the early Hiberno-Norman period with a view across to the Slieve Bloom Mountains. It is near the N80 road between the towns of Portlaoise and Stradbally.” Enjoy the flight!

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A video tour of the Papal Cross in Dublin, Ireland

The Papal Cross, Phoenix Park. Dublin City The Drone Girl always does an incredible job of aerial videography throughout Ireland.  In this video she takes us to see The Papal Cross.  Curious Ireland has this information about the cross, it says it is: “…a simple large white cross that was erected near the edge of the Fifteen Acres area in Phoenix Park for the Papal visit of Pope John Paul II on the 29th September 1979. On this day, Pope John Paul II delivered an open-air sermon to more than…

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Golf courses near me… Now with great aerial video included

Oh gods of search, help me find golf courses near me In the Northern Hemisphere it is getting warmer as summer slowly approaches.  Those golf clubs, covered in cobwebs and dust have been waiting for you, patiently, through snow and ice.  It’s time to pull them out and take a drive.  Many of us fire up our favorite search engine and enter in golf courses near me, find one, jump in the car, and we’re off to a day filled with missed putts, golf balls shot into the woods, and…

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