Next events & office opening hours

July 23rd, 2021

Some engagements are listed below while there’s others awaiting confirmation before being made public. (Of course due to Covid19, event arrangements are being altered by organisers as the situation changes.) You receive personal service as I have no staff. If I’m taking photographs for you or you’re attending a workshop, you have my undivided attention […]

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Queensland Drone Photography Masterclass

July 23rd, 2021

Queensland Drone Workshop with Fiona Lake, Australia’s leading aerial photography trainer

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What is the best drone for beginners?

June 29th, 2021

I’m often asked two slightly different questions by drone buyers: What is the best drone for beginners to learn to fly? What is the best drone for a particular purpose? (Commercial or recreational  – eg common farming uses, mapping, photography or travel recording.) If you want to upgrade or buy just one drone to suit […]

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What is the best drone to buy?

June 5th, 2021

I’m often asked ‘what is the best drone to buy?’ Whether for: Entry or advanced level drone users Commercial or recreational purposes Photography or agricultural uses, or mapping Rural or urban use And many are asking online for opinions. Incomplete and inaccurate information is rife so I’ve written a comprehensive, independent summary. Traps to be […]

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Drone Photography Masterclass – Tasmania

May 11th, 2021

Want to lift your drone images up to the next level? And take on great drone information in a fabulous venue, amongst an interesting and friendly like-minded group? 1. SUMMARY: On May 25 2021 I am running a full day drone photography workshop in Tasmania. Aerial photography workshops aren’t just rare in Australia, they are […]

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How to pack drones and drone batteries for travel on a plane

January 9th, 2021

Consumer drones typically use lipo (lithium polymer) batteries, and they are unsafe if mishandled. A detailed ‘travelling with drones’ section is included in drone photography workshops. But I’ve written this summary re taking them onto aircraft because questions repeatedly arise online and there’s a lot of misinformation around. Doing the wrong thing could result in […]

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Drone workshops & training

January 9th, 2021

Interested in drones, but don’t know where to start, or how to tell drone fact from fiction? Or you have a drone but: You have unanswered questions You have problems with drone hardware or software Or you’d like more information so you become a better drone pilot, increase your business ROI, or you want to […]

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Previous events – drones, photography, agtech workshops & conferences, commercial photography & farm tours

September 17th, 2020

This page lists some 2016-2018 trips away, which will give you some idea of events which may appear in future. There’s quite a range, around Australia and overseas, including: Running workshops (drones, photography, social media) Speaking at conferences (drones, agtech, agriculture, rural women) Commercial photography work Exhibitions, book launches, award presentations & ag tradeshows Research, […]

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Spray drones for precision agriculture & conservation land management

September 1st, 2020

It’s very easy as your career progresses to get so immersed in what you know that you forget that the knowledge isn’t actually widely known. And things that seem ridiculously obvious – aren’t, to other people. This train of thought was precipitated by the polarised responses to someone else’s LinkedIn post regarding a new spray […]

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The Rural Drone Academy

August 15th, 2020

The information sessions I run are unique and if you are interested in drones, then the workshops I run are of use to you. Rural Drone Academy training is designed to: Inform – and build confidence Inspire –  and make action easy Take your drone operation to the next level Suitable for: Two age groups: […]

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