What is the best drone to buy?

November 23rd, 2017

I’m often asked ‘what is the best drone to buy (for a farm or cattle station)?’ And at present a lot of people are thinking about buying drones for Christmas gifts and they don’t know how to sort fact from fiction. And there’s a lot of the latter.  Many are giving advice (especially on Facebook) […]

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How to set up a drone business

August 17th, 2017

Recently I read a post on how to start a drone business. In particular – a drone photography business.  But many of the same small business principles apply.  EG, the importance of finding your niche and focusing on it.  Become an expert in your field.  This also makes it obvious to all that you do […]

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Drone F.A.Q. – Farming & Photography

August 10th, 2017

I’m asked a lot of questions about drones and drone photography. Here’s a few answers to F.A.Q: What is the difference between a ‘drone’, ‘RPA’ & ‘UAV’? None! ‘Drone’ is the commonly used name for pilotless aircraft. R.P.A. stands for Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAS stands for Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, which may also include other […]

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Drone technology – rapidly evolving

May 25th, 2017

Last weekend I discovered that my DJI Phantom 4 PRO drone system is now recording audio. I nearly fell over in surprise when playing back a video of a creek and heard rainforest birds tweeting over the top of rushing water. I hunted around the internet for mentions of this change, and found almost nothing. […]

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SkyPixel – drone photography rights grab

December 31st, 2016

Who scrutinises pages of Terms & Conditions prior to ticking ‘yes’ and downloading apps, updating software, joining well-known global groups? We all know we should – but life’s too short.  And it is reasonable to expect that well-known businesses will protect their corporate reputation by at least feigning respect for their customers. Which means not […]

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