Archive for the 'Drone Photography/Video' Category

The FAA is Ready For You To Get Your Part 107 Registration

August 28th, 2016

The new Small UAS (Drone) Rule (Part 107), including all pilot and operating rules, become effective today (Monday, August 29, 2016). Here’s the FAA’s official announcement. Here is the FAA’s page that explains how to become a registered FAA drone pilot. It has links to suggested study materials. They have a link to a list […]

How Do Real Estate Photographers Get Started In Drone Photography and Video?

July 7th, 2016

Ray in North Carolina says: I’ve been waiting for Drone Rules/Regulations to be clarified before I jumped in.  Time to jump.  I’d like to hear some recommendations for a good first time drone buy, important accessories to buy, pricing and service terms for clients, Insurances acquired, and “If I knew then what I know now” […]

Finally – Some Reasonable US Drone Regulations!

June 24th, 2016

This last Tuesday, (June 21) the FAA announced the long awaited Part 107 Rule. Here is the FAA press release. The entire Part 107 Rule is 624 pages if you are having trouble getting to sleep. The 3-page summary is much more useful. This new process goes into operation in late August 2016. I think […]

Are You Confused About US Drone Regulations?

June 6th, 2016

Jack recently asked: I am confused about the rules and regulations about flying a drone for aerial photography. If a person is a license commercial pilot can they fly a drone for commercial/real estate photography purposes? Or are they required to be certified by the FAA? Real Estate agents in this area are very leery […]

Video of A Luxury Condo In Rio Shot With Only A Phantom 3 and DJI Osmo

April 28th, 2016

A while back we discussed the short comings of shooting inside with a DJI Osmo. Zoltan Prepszent of in Maimi saw that post and sent me another example of what he did with the DJI Osmo. Zoltan says: The reason I am writing you is that I remember an earlier article when someone was […]