Aunties Small Gardens

While filming for the BBC TV show Instant Gardener, I experienced the full range of locations from open and easy to built-up and tiny.  Pitfalls, worries and stress while flying over small gardens in congested areas and large gardens where the RAF practice low flights.   The Most Difficult Garden Pre-site survey showed a built-up Read more about Aunties Small Gardens[…]

Agricultural Surveys

From fields to forests Aerial photography has long been used for land surveying and analysis.  With the increased availability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) the cost is lower and the accuracy is higher than ever. This article covers the benefits of large area drone surveys, the limits and benefits over manned aerial flights Read more about Agricultural Surveys[…]

DJI Inspire 1 X3 Camera Sweet Spot

You could just point and squirt, use the camera on auto and concentrate on pointing it in the right direction, but it’s hard enough to get the UAV in the right place, at the right time and with the subject framed just right without having to manually adjust the camera settings as you fly. You’ve Read more about DJI Inspire 1 X3 Camera Sweet Spot[…]