Fotobug - Episode 210 - 10 Essential Devices for Drone Photography
In recent news, Sony has unveiled a faster higher resolution OLED panel for mirrorless cameras that also adds a 240fps mode for a more lifelike preview. Bill Ingalls lost his Nikon camera photographing a Space-X launch when the rocket launch started a brush fire near the camera. Canon has announced that it will stop selling the last of its film-based cameras. DJI has announced the Ronin-S, a single-handed stabilizer for large DSLR cameras for $699. Finally, Parrot has launched it's latest drone, the Anafi which will retail for $699 and features a 21-MP camera that can be pointed straight up while in flight! More details and more news in the podcast!
Drones are being used by more and more photographers to record fascinating videos and gaining new perspectives. However, Jim and Fred have discovered there are some essential devices that make drone flying and image capture with drones easier and some are absolutley essential (such as ND filters!). Jim and Fred present their list of 10 items they have found should be on everyones list! Links to the products mentioned are below.
Landing Pad - https://goo.gl/m4UUUg
Leg extensions - https://goo.gl/L24LBP
Strobe - https://goo.gl/wBrqQi
Smart phone shield - https://goo.gl/qFuwRU
Transmitter RF Focus - https://goo.gl/kPp18T
Lens Shade - https://goo.gl/88BV7h (Note: we don't necessarily recommend this - and hope to find a better solution!)
Card reader - https://goo.gl/2razRS
BONUS - Lipo Safe bag - https://goo.gl/VRPzRN
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