Category: Tips + Tutorials

Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018

Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018 Camera drones have opened up whole new avenues to aerial photography and in video, television and social media – but which one is best for you? What is a camera drone? Camera drones are exactly what it says on the tin – drones – or Unmanned Air Systems …

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DJI Ronin-S Firmware Update with PC

DJI Ronin-S Firmware Update with PC In the final part of our four-part Ronin-S’ Spotlight series; here’s our step-by-step guide how to update the stabiliser’s firmware. Before using the Ronin-S make sure to assemble and balance the stabiliser. You can find our guide on how to balance the Ronin-S here. Also ensure that it has …

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Ronin-S: Operations

Ronin-S Operations Ahead of the much-anticipated Ronin S release, we’re breaking down the ins and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. Next up is the final part of our Ronin-S In The Spotlight series; a step-by-step guide on the stabiliser’s Basic Operations. Before using the Ronin-s make sure to assemble and balance …

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Ronin-S: Balancing

Ronin-S Balancing Ahead of the much-anticipated Ronin S release, we’re breaking down the in’s and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. Second up in the Ronin-S ‘In the Spotlight’ series is our step-by-step guide on balancing the Ronin-S before you use it. Preparation 1. Mount the grip to the gimbal and toggle …

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Ronin-S: Setup

Ronin-S Setup: What to Expect when you Open the Box The time is almost here! When DJI first announced the Ronin-S at CES 2018 in January, it got us all very excited. And ahead of its much-anticipated release, we’re breaking down the ins and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. First up …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Firmware Update with DJI GO 4 and PC

How to Update your DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we want to help – but we really do mean it, we’re all about giving a helping hand when we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating– so we’ve broken them down …

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Taking Your Drone Footage to the Next Level

Taking Your Drone Footage to the Next Level Drones can capture some pretty amazing shots – but to get them, you’ve got to know how. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned professional at shooting your drone footage, you can always improve and move your shots up a gear; whether that be focusing on the right …

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DJI Mavic Air Firmware Update with DJI GO 4

How to Update your DJI Mavic Air Firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we’re all about customer satisfaction– but we really do mean it, we’re all about giving a helping hand when we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating and annoying – so we’ve broken them …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Drone Geofencing

A Beginner’s Guide to Drone Geofencing Drones come with all types of smart features nowadays, but one of the most important features that you might not know drones have is called ‘geofencing’. Geofencing can be used in a number of different ways and as you know, here at Uplift Drones, we’re all about helping you, …

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Choosing The Best Drone For You

Choosing The Best Drone For You So you want to find the best drone for you? Well, buying a drone can be a big commitment – there’s so much techy terminology floating about that it can confuse even the experts. Here at Uplift Drones, we want to make sure you make the right decision before …

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How to Achieve the ‘Vertigo Effect’ with Drone Footage

How to Achieve the ‘Vertigo Effect’ with Drone Footage There are so many weird and wonderful things that you can add to your footage once you’ve been captured it on your drone and one of the most interesting and unique effects (in our opinion) that you can add to your footage is called the ‘Vertigo …

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Creating Cinematic Shots with the DJI Mavic Pro

Creating Cinematic Shots with the DJI Mavic Pro The DJI Mavic Pro is truly an amazing drone – and can capture some seriously impressive cinematic footage. But with so many settings, it can be difficult to know exactly how get the best shots from your drone. With that in mind, we’ve put together a handy …

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Best Drones for Beginners

Best Drones for Beginners So, you’ve made the decision to invest in a drone? Good call. Not only can it give you endless hours of fun and enjoyment, it can also potentially be the start of your new career! But with the choices seemingly endless it can be difficult to know which specific drone to …

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DJI Mavic Air Intelligent Flight Modes – Explained

DJI Mavic Air Intelligent Flight Modes – Explained The DJI Mavic Air may just be one of the best drones ever made – it did top our list of the best drones this year after all. And with a brand-new drone you’d expect a tonne of brand-new features – which the Mavic Air has in …

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Best Drones of 2018 – So Far!

Best Drones of 2018 – So Far! It’s hard to believe that half the year is already gone – but what a year it has been for the drone industry. From the January release of the DJI Mavic Air to the eagerly anticipated Mavic Pro 2, drone releases in 2018 will continue to go from …

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Drone ND Filters Explained

What are ND Filters? Neutral Density (ND) filters are used by professional photographers and videographers to enhance the quality of their visuals, particularly when working in areas of bright or reduced natural light. ND filters are able to reduce the level of light that enters camera’s lens. The filter prevents overexposure, which allows the operator …

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Why You Should Never Buy a Drone from the High Street

…and Always Buy from the Experts Perhaps “never” is a bit harsh. But there are plenty of reasons why you should think twice before buying a professional drone from the high street, and here they are: Hints & Tips on How to Fly Drones are advanced pieces of technical equipment that host a multitude of …

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How to Find Air Traffic Control (ATC) Contact Numbers

Do you know where to locate ATC contact details? It’s important to know how and when to contact Air Traffic Control (ATC), as this is something the CAA require you to include within your Drone Operations Manual. Not only do you need to state the contact telephone number of the relevant Aerodrome ATC, but you …

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