Drone Video Techniques

Flying a drone often enables the possibility of getting some really unique and arresting shots, but it also takes a fair amount of skill or even a second operator on a dedicated camera controller to pull them off. These five simple shots will give you similarly excellent results with minimal effort.

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ACLU Weighs In After Photojournalists Told to Delete Photos in Washington DC

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has weighed in after several reports came from prominent news outlets that Capitol Police were blocking reporters and telling photojournalists not only to stop taking pictures, but to delete the photos.

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The perfect camera setup

Taking some time to set up your camera from the outset will help you get the right settings for the right moment. Angela Nicholson guides you through the process. Whether you’re picking up a serious camera for the first time or you’ve just moved up to your next camera in a long line of upgrades, the extensive menus of modern cameras can seem a little overwhelming at first. In the next few pages, I’ll take you through all the steps you should take to ensure you’ve got everything set up just right.

Read more at http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/technique/expert_advice/your-perfect-camera-set-up-108200#hyyVq0GrAdBRA03x.99

Another Drone Bill Seeks ‘Local Control’ Of Unmanned Aircraft

Another bill seeking to spread the regulation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) down to the state and local levels has been proposed.

Introduced by U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis, R-Minn., the Drone Innovation Act, H.R.2930, addresses the operation of drones flying below 200 feet in altitude and “within the lateral boundaries of a state, local or tribal government’s jurisdiction.”

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UAS Stakeholders Warn Congress of ‘Unintended Consequences’ of Drone Regulation Bill

In response to a recently introduced bill that seeks to empower state and local authorities to regulate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and 13 other organizations have sent a letter to members of Congress to urge them to consider the potential consequences to the drone industry if the legislation were to be enacted.

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Bill Cosby Mistrial

After five days of deliberation, the Pennsylvania jury tasked with deciding whether Bill Cosby is guilty of sexually assaulting ex-Temple University employee Andrea Constand in 2004 announced today it was “hopelessly deadlocked” and could not reach a verdict.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP had almost certainly never heard the name Aaron Zebley before the announcement that the former FBI agent was joining the special counsel investigation into ties between Trump’s campaign and Russia. But to those who have followed the arc of the bureau during the past twenty years, Zebley’s is a name that underscores just how far-reaching and dogged—and potentially long—the probe will likely be.

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The Essential Pre-Flight Checklist for Every Drone Pilot

Flying a drone can be an exhilarating experience. Of course, it can be a productive one as well – especially when flying with Drone Base. If you are using your drone to capture aerial photos and videos, particularly for commercial purposes, you need to make sure that the operation is both safe and reliable. Whether you’re a rookie with his first drone or a seasoned Drone Base veteran, this pre-flight checklist will help ensure you’re ready to fly!

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