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12 Awesome Photography Genres for Both the Professional and the Hobbyist

With the click of a shutter, we’re able to capture the world before us. Photography allows us to preserve the history of any moment in time. This is why photography is so beloved by many. And with the advent of smartphone technology, almost anyone can be a photographer. There are many forms of photography—many with…

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GoPro Karma revealed as much more than a drone

It has been a long time since the first rumors regarding a GoPro-made drone. Well, the quadcopter is finally official. As confirmed in December 2015 by the company itself, the drone is called Karma. The quadcopter will ship alongside plenty of things, which are necessary to ensure a fun and easy flying experience.

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Amazing Earth photos from space captured with Nikon D4

Earth, as seen from space, is probably one of the most impressive things ever. Our planet is absolutely astounding from afar and the latest astronaut to share this awesomeness with us is ESA’s Tim Peake. Here are some of the amazing Earth photos from space captured by the cosmonaut from Earth’s low orbit!

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DJI Inspire 1 RAW Edition release date and price announced

After months of rumor and speculation, DJI has finally revealed the availability details of the Inspire 1 RAW Edition drone with a built-in Micro Four Thirds camera. The quadcopter and its 4K-ready Zenmuse X5R MFT camera will begin shipping by the end of March 2016 for a price under $6,000.

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DJI Phantom 4 drone announced with autonomous flight support

One of the most popular drone manufacturers in the world, DJI, has revealed a new Phantom-series unit. The company promises to offer improved capabilities for consumers, thanks to the new DJI Phantom 4, which comes packed with an Obstacle Sensing System, which automatically avoids obstacles in the drone’s path.

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GoPro Karma drone confirmed, coming in 2016

After announcing it in late May 2015, GoPro has finally revealed the name of its upcoming drone. The device will have a built-in camera and will be sold under the Karma moniker. Yes, this is it. The GoPro Karma drone is coming and it will become available sometime by the end of 2016 with some interesting specs.

Fotokite

Fotokite Phi is a drone that you fly around like a kite

Capturing aerial selfies may be easier than ever before thanks to the latest drone that is available on IndieGogo. It is called Fotokite Phi and it has been developed by Perspective Robotics. This drone supports GoPro Hero cameras and it comes with a leash, so you can fly it like a kite and capture videos like walking a pet.

Phantom 3 Standard

DJI Phantom 3 Standard flying camera drone announced

DJI has introduced a new Phantom 3-series flying camera drone, but this one is aimed at first-time fliers. The new quadcopter with a built-in camera is called DJI Phantom 3 Standard and it is already available for purchase at the company’s official store, the company confirming that this is its most accessible drone ever.

Karolis Janulis

The amazing aerial photography of artist Karolis Janulis

People have always wanted to see the world from a bird’s eye view. While not all people can fly using choppers or planes, anybody can get a drone. Lithuania-based artist Karolis Janulis has stunning examples of aerial photography on his Instagram account, which is filled with amazing shots that let you see the world like a bird.

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Micro Drone 3.0 is a piloting dream with a built-in camera

The drone market is growing and, as expected, it will not stop from doing so anytime soon. In this sea of unmanned aerial vehicles with implications in the digital photography world, here comes Micro Drone 3.0. It is available though a crowd-funding platform and it consists of a small, customizable drone that will suits all your needs.

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GoPro quadcopter and virtual reality device coming soon

The CEO of GoPro, Nick Woodman, has taken the stage at the Code Conference in order to talk about the company’s future plans. The goodies have been delivered immediately, as the CEO has announced a GoPro quadcopter as well as a special Six-Camera Spherical Array with implications in the virtual reality business.

Lily Camera drone

Lily Camera flies on its own and records full HD videos

The most recent drone that can follow you around just like a pet has been unveiled by Lily Robotics. The product in question is called Lily Camera, a drone with a built-in camera that flies on its own and is capable of tracking all your moves. The quadcopter is available for pre-order now and shipping begins next year.

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CyPhy LVL 1 Drone is the first drone for absolutely everyone

CyPhy Works, a company led by iRobot’s co-founder Helen Greiner, has revealed the first drone designed for absolutely everyone. iRobot is known for creating the Roomba vacuum cleaner, but now Helen Greiner has moved to other things, such as the CyPhy LVL 1 Drone, which comes packed with a built-in camera.

Solo Quadcopter

3D Robotics Solo Quadcopter revealed for GoPro cameras

The NAB Show 2015 event is bringing you one of the smartest drones available. It is named 3D Robotics Solo Quadcopter and it features two processors that will make sure the users do not crash the drone while flying it. The new Solo drone is compatible with GoPro Hero cameras and it will become available in the near future.

DJI Phantom 3

DJI Phantom 3 drone announced with built-in 4K camera

DJI is back with a new generation of quadcopters with built-in cameras. The DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Advanced are here with a new Sony-made image sensor, improved battery and enhanced flight controls among others. However, the Professional deserves more attention as it can record videos at 4K resolution.

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DJI drones will not be able to fly over Washington, DC soon

DJI has announced that its Phantom 2-series quadcopters will receive a firmware update in the near future. The new firmware version will prevent DJI drones from flying over downtown Washington, DC in an attempt to make sure that a recent incident, involving a DJI drone crash on the White House lawn, will not happen again.

Zano quadcopter

Meet Zano, the intelligent, autonomous, and cheap nano drone

Most drones with built-in cameras have a rather high price tag. Torquing Group is aiming to change this aspect. However, the company is not ready to shed any functionality, so Zano is an intelligent and autonomous quadcopter that offers numerous features, including swarming capabilities.

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GoPro drones with built-in HD cameras coming in late 2015

The quadcopter business could get even more exciting around late 2015, as GoPro is planning to introduce two or more multi-rotor helicopters. The new GoPro drones are rumored to feature built-in cameras capable of recording HD videos. The plan is to price these devices aggressively, as they will not cost more than $1,000.

PlexiDrone

PlexiDrone is a quadcopter for your aerial photography needs

Looking for a quadcopter to carry your GoPro or a heavier mirrorless camera? Well, look no further as the PlexiDrone is here to meet all your demands! This compact and lightweight quadcopter is powerful enough to carry interchangeable lens cameras, while offering a fast maximum speed, extended autonomy, and smart features.

Chasing Horizons

Simon Roberts “Chasing Horizons” to capture 24 sunsets in a day

Have you ever thought about seeing 24 sunsets in a single day in person? Well, most people think that this is not possible. Well, photographer Simon Roberts has proven that you can do it as part of the “Chasing Horizons” campaign. With help from a Citizen watch, Simon has been able to capture 24 sunsets in one day!

DJI Spreading Wings S900

DJI Spreading Wings S900 aerial drone becomes official

You may be looking to purchase a new drone that would help you capture spectacular aerial photos and videos. However, a GoPro or a built-in camera are not capable of providing the image quality that you need. Well, then the new DJI Spreading Wings S900 is the perfect solution for you, as it comes with support for mirrorless cameras.

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