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GoPro Karma looking beyond the hype

GoPro Karma looking beyond the hype

Yesterday GoPro launched their long awaited GoPro quadcopter drone, called the Karma. In the UK, Karma is launched on the 23rd October with a retail price for the drone alone of £719.99, with a Hero 5 Black included it will be £999.99, this price is relatively competitive especially considering GoPro include a hand held stabiliser attachment and a back pack. With DJI due to release their DJI Mavic on the 27th September it’s possible DJI will try to undercut the […]

CES 2016 was rather boring

CES 2016 was rather boring

We’d not posted in January, none of the CES 2016 news really excited us, well except maybe the Yuneec Typhoon H, mainly for the fact it was affordable with a UK price of £1399 and it was a hex which makes a change from entry level models being quads, finally the promise of obstacle avoidance was exciting, albeit we’d want to see it in action outdoors in the hands of real users to be truly impressed. Meanwhile DJI didn’t have […]

Does Being Qualified To Fly A UAV Make You A Professional Aerial Video-Photographer?

Does Being Qualified To Fly A UAV Make You A Professional Aerial Video-Photographer?

The Professionals. Before we start this article, it should be noted the question we pose is hypothetical, does being qualified to fly a multicopter/drone with a camera make you a professional video-photographer or is there more to it? The dictionary definition of professional is that you’re “engaged in a specified activity as one’s main paid occupation rather than as a pastime” on that basis if you buy yourself a Phantom or for that matter a *Parot Bebop, then pay your […]

Shills What Are They

Shills What Are They

With the power and supposed transparency of the internet comes a serious threat, that of shills. You may wonder what a shill is, we did too, we must be very naive, as this is probably our least topical story, but we’d heard about it a a few times and only yesterday dug into the matter some more, a shill is a person, a forum member or a blogger that pretends to be a user whilst being in effect a member […]