Before You Fly That Drone in Australia

drone regulations, Australia

The following questions and answers are based on the safety regulations for flying drones in Australia. Breach of these regulations when flying that drone to capture aerial shots could incur a fine of over AU$10,000. The company DJI have designed equivalent questions and answers in a quiz for Australian drone pilots. Things to do before … Read more

Cold Weather Must-Dos Before Getting Outdoors

Wanting to go out and get a dose of the wild, hiking the open spaces, in the bitter cold? Here are some cold weather survival tips and ways to strengthen your resolution to escape outside and capture the beauty of Earth-scapes. Why get outside in the bitter cold? If you are cooped up inside for too … Read more

‘What To Wear Hiking’ To Those Best Places

best hiking boots

Are you planning on trekking to ‘hard to reach’ places to capture the best views of the night sky or those amazing drone shots? As a newbie to this, where do you start? This article covers some basic hiking gear you should consider. Who’s This For? This is for anyone intending to venture on foot … Read more

Summer Heat. 10 Essentials When Getting Outdoors

Hot weather survival tips

As an outdoor-spirited individual, you probably agree on the joys of getting out in nature and hiking to off-road places. But, what about when the outdoors is not so inviting? It’s easy to find excuses to stay indoors. But here are some tips on getting outdoors when it’s unbearably hot. Getting outside in the Summer Heat … Read more

Are Your Captures Never Good Enough?

perfectionism, not good enough

Do you suffer from perfectionism or from a feeling that your work is just ‘not good enough’? Maybe it’s your associate or boss who does? Always finicky about the output from your project, like that long-range drone capture? Or, just can’t get the settings right on that telescope for the perfect image of Jupiter? Here are some Up Sides, Down … Read more

Using Drones To Fight Wastage

The world is on track to triple its garbage by 2100. Aargh, it will exceed 11 million tonnes a day. Whoa, that’s a lot of mess. You care about the state of things but how can you practically do more? Here are some data on the issue and ways in which flying that drone can help. Landfill … Read more