Drone film of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

by news Happy new year to all our supporters – we look forward to a busy year ahead and hope that we will be bringing you exciting news of progress in the near future. This short video shows the drama of ships and dockyards, captured beautifully by an unmanned aerial vehicle or drone which did the filming […]

ABC, Telstra drones to capture NYE fireworks from 1000ft

Live-feed from above.  Drones flown by both the ABC and Telstra will add a bird’s-eye view of Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks to TV and online broadcasts tonight. The national broadcaster is touting its live-to-air drone-filmed coverage of the 9pm and midnight fireworks as an “Australian television first”. It plans to send two purpose-built quadcopters […]

Bama by Drone: UAV captures beautiful aerial video of Tuscaloosa campus

If anyone asks you why the University of Alabama was named one of the United States’ “50 Most Beautiful College Campuses,” refer them to the video above. Here’s what thebestcolleges.org had to say about UA’s Tuscaloosa campus: The 1800 acre Alabama campus features many Greek Revival buildings. Several buildings (4) on the campus, including the […]

Take a drone tour of Chernobyl’s creepy-beautiful decay

A filmmaker took to 30-year-old disaster site Pripyat, Chernobyl equipped with a camera, a drone and a GoPro. By Michelle Starr @riding_red November 24, 2014 7:23 PM PST Nearly 30 years ago, in April 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine exploded. The resultant fallout significantly contaminated over 100,000 square kilometres of land, which will […]

Gorgeous Drone Video of the Tallest Church Tower in the Netherlands Bursting Through a Sea of Fog

Published on November 22, 2014 by DL Cade  To get the perfect aerial drone shots of the Dom Tower of Utrecht, Dutch filmmakers Jelte Keur and Reinout van Schie had to wait a full 10 months for the perfect weather conditions to arrive. But once they did, the minute forty-five of footage they captured made […]

Photographer uses drone to capture amazing footage of protective mother humpback whale and her calf off remote Tongan island

After decades as an underwater wildlife cameraman Darren Rice changed his angle of approach to shoot humpback whales from the sky with a remote-controlled drone off the stunning island of Foa in Tonga’s Ha’apai region. Rice, 47, captured remarkable scenes of the majestic creatures in their natural state from a distance as he controlled the […]

Interview with DJI: Future of the Phantom quadcopters

Quadcopters – or ‘small drones’ as they are also known – are enjoying a meteoritic rise in popularity. One brand in particular appears to have made a name for itself in the market. Just like ‘GoPro’ for many people has become synonymous to action camera, ‘DJI Phantom’ increasingly seems to be the first and indeed […]

Olde But Goode News: Drone Discovers Abandoned Renaissance Fair On Historic Land

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I said reconnaissance, you bucket of bolts! What care I for meat on a stick? by Carolyn Cox  Monday, October 6th 2014 at 6:30 pm Disclaimer: this story, much like the Renaissance itself, is a little old. But does extreme radness really have an expiration date?According to Roadtrippers, in 1996 elaborate grounds were built for the […]

Beautiful Drone Video Captures Rarely Visited Area of Arizona’s Vermilion Cliffs

Filmmaker Tristan Greszko takes us on an aerial journey through the isolated White Pocket of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument By Dana Coen smithsonian.com Located next door to the Grand Canyon, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument is, arguably, one of our nation’s most underappreciated natural marvels. Unlike the tourist-friendly Grand Canyon, which receives an average of 4.6 million visitors […]