Rising from Ashes

When last we left our heroes … Flying a drone was always about photography. Years ago, I built the huge hexa-copter, we had dubbed Dragonfly, its purpose was to carry the miniaturized but still kind of heavy Fuji X-M1 camera. Including the battery and the 27mm F/2.8 lens, the payload for the drone was 407 grams. […]

How I shoot aerial panoramas

The tiny and lightweight DJI Mini 2 quadcopter has three panoramic shooting modes: Panorama Mode: 180˚ (7 images) Panorama Mode: Wide-Angle (9 images) Panorama Mode: Sphere (26 images) and here is how I use them. Usually, when I shoot videos with the Mini 2, I put an ND filter on the camera and if I […]

My Gear

Cameras Canon EOS R6 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body Firmware: 1.4.0 Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Body Firmware: 1.3.1 Lenses Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Super Wide Angle, Manual Focus Lens Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens A015 Firmware: 2.01 [2] Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM ⊗ 58mm Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM […]