Archive for the 'Elevated Photography' Category

Some User Feedback on Fotokite the Tethered Drone

August 8th, 2017

Back in 2014, Fotokite was announced and I’ve been following its development ever since. The only thing that kept me from getting one was the fact that it hasn’t been available on the US retail market. Just a few days ago I got some feedback from Tom in Colorado who took the leap and purchased […]

DJI Continues to Push the Boundaries of Drone Technology

June 9th, 2017

This past week DJI (the world’s leading company in the civilian drone industry, accounting for 70% of the global consumer drone market) continued to push the boundaries of drone technology by announcing the DJI Spark. While this isn’t what real estate photographers would consider a professional level drone because it doesn’t shoot 4K video, it is […]

The Importance of Drone Front Exterior Still Photos For Real Estate Marketing

February 8th, 2017

Recently when I ran across J. Hunter Phillips’ Drone shot in the PFRE Flickr group next to his more traditional front exterior shot of the same home, somehow, the possibilities of drone still shots for real estate marketing really hit me. We tend to pay more attention to drone video than still shots but drone still photos […]

How To Put The DJI Osmo On A Pole For Elevated Real Estate Shots

April 27th, 2016

This last week I had a chat with John Mans, the owner of Dinkum Systems which makes these cool clamps called ActionPods. I’ve had a similar clamp for many years but I like the ActionPod Pro much better because the part that attaches to the clamp is much longer (8″) and the clamp on the […]

Fotokite Phi is A New Category Of Elevated Photography For Real Estate

April 6th, 2016

There’s a new variation on doing elevated photography called Fotokite that will be available in a few months. Fotokite is an interesting approach to doing elevated photography. Don’t mistake it for a drone replacement because it’s clearly not. It’s a tethered drone which makes it much simpler than a standard drone. This tethered approach solves a […]