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DJI Phantom 4 Tag

27 Feb

Time-Lapse Photography…But With a Drone

As we advance through photography techniques like tilt-shift and motion blur, new and novel techniques have been developed. Now there is the option to capture time lapses, but with a drone! Time lapse is a photo technique where the frames are captured are much lower than that used to view the sequence. For instance, when the film roll is played at normal speed, time is appeared to be moving faster and therefore, time lapsing. Check out this dreamy time lapse captured with a DJI Phantom 4 and a DJI Phantom 4 Pro+. The bulk of time lapse photography is captured via cameras mounted on tripods to ensure stable images. So, the next logical question is, how can we capture time lapse videos...
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28 Sep

10 Austin Photogs You Need To Follow On Instagram

Austin Texas, or ATX, is a true mecca for creatives, entrepreneurs, students, foodies and musicians. And speaking of musicians, live music is so pervasive in Austin it’s dubbed the “Live Music Capital of the World.” However, during my travels I quickly learned that Austinites do not take themselves too seriously - and that’s what keeps the city’s cool factor in check. From the wide spectrum of music, film, and interactive festivals like South By Southwest (SXSW) and the upcoming Austin City Limits, to the plethora of delish restaurants, funky art and cultural scenes, beautiful dog-friendly parks, and even meditation flash mobs, most Austinites agree that ATX is best showcased visually. Here are some of Austin's most innovative photographers (in no particular order)...
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22 Jun

Top 3 Camera Drones You Can Buy Today

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There’s no arguing that drone photography is becoming a highly regarded and influential process. Drones enable photographers to capture stunning aerial footage and shots that would not be possible using any other standard photography equipment or gear. Filmmakers are flocking to drones as a cheap and relatively simple way of capturing expansive birds eye point of view shots from the sky that would normally require a helicopter to pull off. All of this is to say that, whatever your feelings are about drones, drone photography is undoubtedly here to stay. With that said, those of you out there looking to get serious about drone photography should be on the lookout for the best drones and equipment money can buy. Yes, these...
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5 Jun

Stunning Aerial Shots of Australia Taken by a Drone

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It should come as no surprise that drones can pull off some pretty impressive photography. Due to the nature of these high-flying devices, more and more photographers and filmmakers are employing drones in order to capture stunning aerial footage that can’t easily be accomplished using traditional methods and equipment. Drones make it simple and relatively cheap to shoot from the sky and create sweeping, birds-eye views of landscapes. Gabriel Scanu is using a drone and his Instagram to show the world a gorgeous side of Australia they’ve probably never seen before. Employing DJI drones like the Phantom models, and stumbling on the sweet spot of around 400 feet in altitude, Scanu has captured dozens of mesmerizing shots of Australia’s coast, cliffs...
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11 May

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Upcoming Graduates

gift guide for grads
You know what goes great with a diploma? Some shiny new tech! With graduation season in full swing, it can be difficult to find the perfect gift to commemorate this special, once-in-a-lifetime occasion. As the graduate in your life embarks on the next step into their higher education, or prepares to transition into the real world as a full-fledged adult, give them a gift that they’ll assuredly make use of. We here at Lumoid have got you covered with a gift guide containing the best tech, gadgets and devices perfect for the grad in your life, all of which are available to rent for a trial basis. Help usher in a post-grad life with these amazing options. Photography: Leica X-U (Typ 113)...
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