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So You Want to Create Maps Using Drones?

Human Journey<p><i>The latest in the</i> <i>Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series</i><i>, in which Kike profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on using drones, UAVs and remotely piloted vehicles for journalism and photography.</i><p>The combination of light (photo), drawings (gram) and …

Amazon Shows Off New Prime Air Drone With Hybrid Design

Amazon delivered a lovely update on its ‘Prime Air’ project today — almost exactly two years after it showed the first iteration of its drone. You know, the flying delivery drone that some thought was a massive joke meant for April 1st. Included are some high-res shots and two new videos.<p>The video, …

Drones

Fallout 4 Building Guide

<i>Duncan Harris is adept at making games pretty at Dead End Thrills. He’s spent the past week crafting a more artful wasteland using Fallout 4‘s</i> …

PC Gaming

Apple publicly apologises after African students ejected from Australian store

Apple has apologised to six teenagers of African descent after retail staff kicked them out of Australian store because they "might steal something"<p>Apple has apologised to six teenagers of African descent after retail staff kicked them out of an Australian store citing concerns they "might steal …

DJI Phantom 3 Standard vs Advanced vs Professional : What’s the difference? - Pocket-lint

DJI drones are some of the best known available right now, they're also some of the best full stop. The Phantom series are now in their third …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

The best drones you can buy

Drones have become the must-have gadget for tech fans and videographers. Drones let you become a pilot and aerial photographer, getting incredible footage or even taking part in activities like drone racing.<p>There are a couple of major drone brands out there. DJI is known for making high-end drones …

DJI updates Phantom 3 drones with new 'Intelligent Flight Modes,' including auto-follow

DJI's latest generation of drones, the Phantom 3 lineup, gained a number of new features on Monday, thanks to new firmware that adds "intelligent …

DJI Phantom 3 review: the best drone you can buy just got even better

Drones

6 Secret Tricks For Photographing Fireworks With Your Phone

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Mexico

Canon PowerShot G3 X: Superzoom packs 1-inch punch of sensor power (hands-on) - Pocket-lint

Compact cameras are getting bigger, beefier and more advanced as the smartphone revolution takes over the lower-end of the market. We've already seen …

Cameras

Rise of the Drones: How Drone Photography is Affecting the Future of Our Craft

One of the more interesting and perhaps useful trends in photography over the last year or two has been the emergence of aerial photography in the …

DSLR vs. Mirrorless | Are Mirrorless Cameras Really the Future Of Photography?

One of the most common phrases in photography circles these days is that “mirrorless is the future.” Like many other predictions, we usually tend to …

Cameras

How to Take Better Pictures

Chances are you’ve got a camera staring back at you, just above your screen (laptop, tablet or smartphone) as you read this. They’re everywhere, and …

Photography

The US military is testing $40,000 surveillance drones that can fit in the palm of your hand

The teeny flying robot, called the PD-100 Black Hornet 2, weighs 18 grams with cameras and fits in the palm of your hand. The device, which can fly for up to 25 minutes with a range of two miles, also features both regular and thermal cameras.<p>Designed by the Norwegian company Prox Dynamics, the …

Samsung Gear VR (for Galaxy S6): Four weeks later

Since running our new Gear VR review, the biggest news in virtual reality has been the announcement of the first consumer-facing Oculus Rift. It was …

Virtual Reality

Photographing Hummingbirds in Flight Without Using Flash

Most people who enjoy taking images of birds will attest to the fact that it can be especially challenging to photograph hummingbirds. These little …

7 Tips To Make Your Street Photography Easier

It is no surprise to say that street photography can be challenging, at times, and even more challenging in certain countries due to differing …

Using a 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter for Daytime Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Josh Cripps of Professional Photography Tips made this short and sweet introductory tutorial on how you can use 10-stop neutral density …

Must-Have Gear forSummertime Photography

Goodbye tests and 8:00 a.m. classes.<p>School’s out and summer’s in!<p>To help you prepare for all those fun-in-the-sun photo ops coming up, we put …

Nikon's 1 J5 camera is sleek, but its 4K video recording is a joke

Nikon's 1 series is considered to be the bottom of barrel when it comes to mirrorless cameras. With a fresh makeover and beefed up features, the …

A Quick Introduction to Shooting with a Tilt-Shift Lens

A while back I got my hands on my first tilt-shift lens. Since then I have carried it with me nearly every day, grocery shopping and subway riding – …

Street Photography Tips for Beginners

It is a very natural urge for photographers to document the swirling life around them. We often find ourselves drawn into, as observers, a number of …

Camera depth of field calculator with visual background blur and bokeh simulation.

This application interactively calculates the camera <i>depth of field and background blur</i> and visually <i>simulates it on a photo</i> together with <i>different</i> …

Web Development

Pilot’s DSLR Jammed Airliner Joystick and Caused it to Plummet, Investigation Finds

American and European regulations generally prohibit pilots from taking pictures while flying planes, and for good reason: sometimes the camera does …

Military Aircraft