DJI’s new Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter is getting Adobe DNG RAW file support for its built-in 14MP camera. The update should be available later in December. [click to continue…]
B&H has the DJI Phantom quadcopter for $479 (reg. $679) through October 31, 2013. Other kits that include a GoPro Hero 3 or Hero 3+ have a $200 off deal as well. Check the all out here at B&H Photo.
I’m sure it seemed like a good idea for a cool shot… Do a close fly-by with a DJI Phantom packing a GoPro as the bride and groom cozy up for some wedding photos…
But then, the drone smacks the groom square in the head.
A DJI Phantom like the one used in the above video.
Fortunately, the groom is ok and took it all in good humor. No quadcopters on the honeymoon though…
If you are going to shoot quadcopter videos, be safe folks. Practice, practice, practice before you go live with this stuff. As Mike Tyson once said, “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”
The DJI Phantom is a very cool device. It’s a quadcopter that can carry small GoPro cameras, which can result in some awesome shots. However, it’s not a great experience for all users. [click to continue…]