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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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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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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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Film Production with Drones – Shotwell Aerial Cinema

Drones are being used more often in film production dcondrey / Pixabay Shotwell Aerial Media was created by filmmaker and pilot Justin Thomas Ostensen and brings brings over 20 years of Hollywood film product experience to the field, applying the professional standards of technique and craft gained over decades of on-set application. Justin, and Shotwell, are film production experts. [Tweet “Film Experts share their insights on using drones”] Following their Section 333 approval on April 3rd we reached out to them to ask a few question. Q. Would you have any…

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DJI Phantom flying over Malahide castle Ireland

The Drone Girl takes us to Malahide Castle Inside The Castle According to the Malahide Castle web site: “which was built in the 12th century has a long and rich history and played a central role in Medieval Irish history. The oldest parts of the castle date back to the 12th century.  The building was notably enlarged in the reign of Edward IV, and the towers added in 1765. The estate survived such losses as the Battle of the Boyne and the Penal Laws. It was home to the Talbot family…

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Drone Aerial Videography – DJI Phantom 2 vs. DJI Inspire

Drone Aerial Videography Insights from Matter Video The team at Matter Video share more insights on drone aerial videography. We purchased a DJI Inspire 1 this week and took it out for its first test flight yesterday. We have been using the DJI Phantom 2 and a GoPro Hero Black 3+ since May and it has become a staple part of our video projects. From weddings to non-profit videos, we always seem to find a way to sneak it in. One of the reasons we purchased the Inspire was its…

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