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”

Easy product photography with the Foldio lightbox

I don’t usually do product photography but when a family member asked if I could photograph some of her keepsakes I said yes. She was well-travelled in her time and brought back items from her various trips all over the world. As I didn’t have any lightbox, I started looking into an uncomplicated setup that wasn’t too complicated to carry around and not too expensive. Continue reading “Easy product photography with the Foldio lightbox”