beginner

  1. B

    New to drones - Researching where to purchase DJI Mavic Air - DJI or dealer?

    I am a wedding videographer and have realized I need a drone to stay current and capture the outdoor wedding venues I film at. I am looking at getting the DJI Mavic Air for $799. I have two questions - 1) Should I purchase from DJI's website or from an authorized dealer online? I have heard...
  2. kaligiy83

    searching for cloud 9 (like a beginner)

    I’m a newbie- no doubt about it. I’m also having fun learning the ins and out of drone piloting/ photography. Check out my footage - feedback welcomed!
  3. kaligiy83

    I love this hobby

    hey everyone! I’m mike. If this is a place for peeps who love drones a much as I do- yay! I just started making videos of everything I’m learning (I’m a beginner). Follow along and learn with me!
  4. B

    Drone noob seeking advice

    Hi everyone, My 9 yr old son has expressed an interest in the Phantom 3 drone. I have a friend willing to sell me his Phantom 3 Pro and a barrage of accessories (nice carrying case, 4 batteries, etc.) for a wonderfully fair price. I am quite excited about getting into it and ready to pull the...
  5. D

    Hi, please help with shooting better drone footage

    Hi all, I recently bought the phantom 3 standard and have been taking it out on a few flights in my local area. I am comfortable flying and can handle most average conditions really well, but I am not too sure on how to improve my video techniques. I have made a compilation of my most recent...
  6. D

    Hello, from Belfast, Northern Ireland

    Hi all, I recently bought the phantom 3 standard and have been taking it out on a few flights in my local area. I am comfortable flying and can handle most average conditions really well, but I am not too sure on how to improve my video techniques. I have made a compilation of my most recent...
  7. D

    Hi all, new pilot here that needs help with beginner drone photography - Video compilation

    Hi all, I recently bought the phantom 3 standard and have been taking it out on a few flights in my local area. I am comfortable flying and can handle most average conditions really well, but I am not too sure on how to improve my video techniques. I have made a compilation of my most recent...
  8. R

    HowTo: Drone WEDDING Basic Cinematic Moves (Venue/Entourage Tutorial

    Hey, here’s a quick beginner wedding drone tutorial with controls used and some tips. I hope some of you will find it useful!
  9. R

    Our Home - short video

    Hello all! Just sharing a short video of our home. Thanks for watching!
  10. Henrik Olsen

    Most common Drone Pilot mistakes

    This is our countdown of the most common drone pilot mistakes. If you as a new pilot avoid these, you have a good chance of saving your bird :-) Have you crashed your Phantom and why?
  11. B

    New and need advice

    hello all, I am new to drones as well as this site and would like to ask for some advice from all you seasoned veterans. First off, I really appreciate any information you all give me and value an outlet as such! I'm currently in a job where I'm not appreciated and need out. I've saved some...
  12. Danoldo

    Hello to all from Phoenix, Arizona

    Hello to everyone! My name is Brad and am a 33 year old male in Phoenix, AZ. I just purchased my first drone the Phantom 4 Pro + and will be doing a maiden voyage here shortly today. Thanks to all in this forum for any support or information in advance!
  13. S

    A Hello from Southampton, UK

    Hello everyone. I'm from Southampton, UK and I am loving my recent drone purchase. I started off with the Phantom 3 Standard, for a couple months to see how I would find the drone. I loved it so much I got rid of it and upgraded to the Phantom 4. It is truly amazing how fun and easy they are...
  14. B

    Easy Beginner Video Editing

    Looking for suggestions for a good easy video editing software. I am running windows 10. I know there are really expensive nice ones out there that most of you use, but im looking only for something easy and user friendly to dabble around with. If its something I really enjoy as much as I think...
  15. T

    New South Bay pilot

    Hi everyone, I got a new Phantom 3 a couple of days ago and am itching to fly it in the South Bay. I thought about a cheaper beginner drone, but then decided the offer at Frys was too good to pass up. I am a private pilot, so I am familiar with FAA rules and regs, but this is a new and...
  16. Bas K

    Help required with basic flying technique -novice with p3pro

    Hi, As a seventy year old novice I'm just starting to fly my P3pro and despite doing a lot of research on line have yet to see a good explanation of how to do smooth turns. Whilst travelling forward do you just put on some bank with the right stick and enough yaw with the left to keep it...
  17. K

    Standard Help Needed With Setup

    Does anyone know someone who could help me with setup on a used Phantom 3, and give me a quick start lesson? I would rather be taught first hand than try to figure it out myself. I am in the Lindsay / Peterborough area.
  18. liamchad

    First Time out of Beginner Mode

    Finally out of beginner mode, got some practice in yesterday. Just slowly building up distance and altitude. Tried out RTH and manual take off/landings. Captured this video, no editing yet but now ready to start making some edited and "cinematic" videos.... This forum has helped a HUGE amount...
  19. J

    Pro 4 Arriving tomorrow....starter tips?

    Finally decided after much research and extending my budget to get the Phantom 4 Pro - mainly down to been a photographer and wanting good quality images, i understand the P$ is good but this is bit better and you can change the aperture. Will be looking at using it for commercial use in the...
  20. H

    About beginners luck and compass error

    Hi, I am new to this forum having just acquired my very own P3S after having flown the Hubsan X4 for a year. Yesterday I was out flying for the first time in my backyard. I had previously calibrated the compass on the P3 indoors (yeah i know - read the manual! - stupid thing to do)...