Travelling with a drone

Recently I was filming for a research project in Laos (more about that soon) and needed to take my drone to Laos. I didn’t find much information about what to watch out when travelling with a drone, especially as I was passing through countries supposedly not very drone friendly. So I wanted to write down how I flew with my Mavic Pro and how it all went. (spoilers: I didn’t have any problems). There is some controversy about some of the points below especially about discharging batteries, but I’m a believer of “better safe than sorry”. If you have travelled with your drone, let me know how it went and what your checklist is. Continue reading “Travelling with a drone”

Drone video – what I learnt and am still learning – 6 tips

I just recently bought a drone, a Dji Mavic Pro and am still very much learning to use it and shoot great video with it.

Here is my first decent result (at least I think so):

And here is my list of what I learnt from my first couple of flights and what I need to watch out for: Continue reading “Drone video – what I learnt and am still learning – 6 tips”