Note- A Mavic Pro was used for these photos – but the advice given will apply to most all DJI drones and to some other brands. This article is for Beginners and Advanced Beginners – those who know their imaging will likely already have other programs (Lightroom, etc.) that process their RAW and other photos. […]
NEW – DJI Phantom 3 SE – The Best Budget 4K Drone?
The DJI Phantom 3 series, first released in April of 2015, set a new standard for what was expected of a consumer-level Camera drone. Even at the original price of $1259, the Phantom 3 Pro was head and shoulders above anything in its class. The P3 series is still widely used today – although officially […]
DJI Spark Camera Drone – Is it for You?
Droneflyers.com received a review model of the DJI Spark Camera Drone before the official launch. We therefore have had a few months to put the model through its paces and determine the pros and cons of this ultra-portable quadcopter. Note that we have our initial review in this article as well as a number of […]
Beginner Drone Suggestions for 2017
Most beginner drone pilots will be best off if they fly one or two “toy grade” models before stepping up to a fancier camera drone or true FPV racer. In the video below I give a quick rundown on some of the current modes that may serve this purpose well. For various reasons – detailed […]
10 Best Quadcopters and best drones for 2017
Which are the best drones and quadcopters to buy as of the Spring of 2017? Read on! UPDATED April, 2017 – We update this “best drones” listing regularly as new products are released and reviewed. If you are looking for a ($400-$1500) “stabilized camera drone with GPS” – we have another article comparing the popular 2016/2017 […]
Getting Started with Quadcopters and Hobby Drones – Table of Contents
Our Best Selling eBook for Drone Beginners is now free – and available online by using the chapter links below. For the best deals in drones, check out http://www.dronesavings.com eBook – Getting Started with Hobby Quadcopters and Drones – Table of Contents 1 – http://wp.me/p25InU-1Dtu – Author Page 2 – http://wp.me/p25InU-1Dtw – Introduction 3 – […]
DJI Mavic Pro – A Miracle Machine, but is it for you?
The DJI Mavic Pro is a miniaturized folding ($1,000 US) camera drone with specifications that beat most other models under $2K. The Mavic Pro started shipping to consumer in the middle of October and has quickly become the best selling consumer camera drone ever. In this post we will take a first look at this miracle […]
Finding Beautiful Places to Fly and Photograph with your Drone
Bought your new video/photo drone? Check! Read the Manual? Check! Run the flight simulator program or practiced with some toy quads? Check! Watched some of the online Videos relating to your model? Check! Made your maiden flights at a large open field (school or similar field) to test the setup? Check! Now it’s time to […]
HK 251 Whirlwind Brushless Quadcopter Review
The XK 251 is a RTF (Ready to Fly) mid-sized (250 mm diagonal) quadcopter featuring brushless motors and carbon fiber arms and landing gear. Brushless motors are more efficient and more powerful than the brushed variety typically found on toy-grade models. They also have a much longer life span. Here is an FAQ relating to […]
How Video and Photography Drones Work
How Video and Photography Drones Work For Beginners and those who want to know the basics behind these miracle machines. Drones are in the news almost daily with millions being sold and flown. However, many are not familiar with the mechanics of how they work. This article will provide a basic explanation of the systems […]
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