Blog — Drone

Droning in Cities: The Ultimate Guide

Aerial photography to capture city pictures carries an inherent risk - rather than your expensive camera sitting quietly in front of you on a stable tripod, it's whizzing about in the air above you, snapping photos at a distance. However, whilst risk exists, there are ways to minimize it to ensure that you are piloting your drone in a way that doesn't endanger yourself or others. In this post we've outlined the complete list of things you can do before and during your drone flight that will help you achieve the results you want with your aerial photography, in a safe, responsible manner.

Hyperlapse Series - How do we take them on Drones?

Hyperlapse modes on DJI drones; and how to use them.  Get your Hyperlapse journey started with us!

A Quick Fly Through Hong Kong’s Love Affair With Skyscrapers

Here at Beyond Visuals, we live for the giddy thrill of zipping around Hong Kong’s skyline. Being able to take in the details of our beautiful modern skyscrapers from dizzying altitudes, well, literally tops it off. Read more for our story on Hong Kong's skyscrapers - past and present.

Hand Catching Your Drone - How To Do It And What You Need To Know

In certain situations it's possible to use your hands to both safely launch and land your drone, avoiding any obstacles or injury in the process. In this article, we're going to have a look at how and why you may want to catch your drone on landing.

Drone Batteries Bloating? Here's what you need to know...

One of the issues we have mentioned before is bloated batteries, often manifesting in the underside of the battery swelling out so that it's no longer flat. Currently, there is much speculation about what leads to batteries becoming bloated, with comments in forums indicating that it may be due to age, overcharging (leaving the battery on the charger long after it has completed a full charge), humidity and temperature, pushing the batteries to the limit etc. Here we've put together our collective experience to help you establish how you can preserve your batteries and what to do in the eventuality of a swollen battery.