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.
It's honestly quite surprising how many people we meet who have been flying drones for quite a while, but remain completely unaware as to the wide variety of accessories that are out there and how they can unlock the potential of your drone. I know because I'm speaking from experience, and I can tell you that moving from the 'uninitiated' to the 'initiated' really shows you just how much some simple add-ons can up your entire aerial photography game - think of Saiyan to Super Saiyan...or beyond.
In our latest post, the Beyond Visuals team discusses the applications for the upcoming rumoured Apple Glass and how it could be used for aerial and conventional photography.
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.
This series of posts is aimed at anyone who wants to familiarize (or re-familiarize) themselves with the basics of photography, giving yourself a strong understanding of the fundamentals on which to build out your photographic techniques.