Road Trip #3 2017 – The Lake District…

Not much has gone on in the way of photography/drone flying in my life since my last trip, I’ve been spending a lot of time working and trying to start a business part time, but i had a few days of free time and made a last minute decision to run away to the countryside……

Starlapse, Canon LP-E6 Battery Adapter Testing & Lens Heater Shakedown…

We, after yesterdays little project of putting a battery adapter together for the DSLR ¬†and being presented with a night of clear skies it would have been rude not to venture out and put some kit to the test… Armed with my Canon 60D, Canon 24-105L, Battery adapter, Lens Heater (Pt 1, Pt 2 &…

Canon LP-E6 Battery Power Adapter for timelapses…

The curse of the longer timelapse is battery power! Buying an expensive battery grip or external power pack is an option… So as a little project I thought i would set out to make my own… I have a small stack of Turnigy 3S 2200mah Li-Po’s from model aircraft, so one or two of these…

Which is the better video format? MP4? or MOV?

There have been several discussions on which is the best recording format to choose with your DJI Mavic Pro (Or any drone for that matter) so i performed some tests to check out the quality and codecs of each… (I apologise for the poor sound, audio recorded with my phone, i wont be doing that…

The Long Way Home :: Short Film Movie – Land Rover Discovery – DJI Mavic Pro

Sometimes taking ‘The Long Way Home’ gives a chance to get in to nature and de-stress before arriving at your destination… A day of beautiful weather in the UK and a few hours free time on my hands resulted in this video… Shot entirely with the DJI Mavic Pro… Camera Settings: 4k UHD 25fps. Edited…

Aerial Timelapse with the DJI Mavic Pro – RAW and Processed…

Having seen a few drone shot timelapses now I thought it would be about time i gave it a go myself… Up went the DJI Mavic Pro and at a battery per clip collected JPEG images at a rate of 2 seconds per image… This is by far the easiest part, post production came next…

Downloading Maps to your Android or iOS device for offline use using the DJI GO app.

A topic that seems to come up time and time again, “How do i get maps to use while offline??” Well for Android users it is pretty simple, for iOS users not so much but there is a workaround…

DJI Mavic Pro ‘Fly More Combo’ Unboxing Video and I Sold the Inspire One!

I have sold the Inspire one! Yes thats right, the drone that i lusted after for a long time has gone to a new home, will i regret it? That is yet to be seen, but for what I like to use them for it was complete overkill and when it’s in it’s case with…

Snowdonia National Park in One Minute…

Ok, so not strictly ALL of Snowdonia National Park in a minute, there is far too much of it for that, but here is 1 minutes worth of video clips shot on the Inspire One all within driving distance of Cadair Adris… Enjoy…

Does my drone battery need to be on 100% before i fly?! A myth or reality…

One thing that pops up from time to time is the fact that you need to have your drone battery fully charged on 100% before you consider taking a flight with that pack… But is this really the case?! Are battery really single use?! Fly once then swap for another ‘just in case’…. Using my…