Czech Castles & Fairy Towns

Czech Castles & Fairy Towns

I never considered the Czech Republic as a travel destination when searching for new and exciting places to visit. Yet, when my girlfriend decided she wanted to celebrate a big birthday on a National Geographic Vienna to Prague Hiking Adventure trip through the Czech Republic, I was amenable. Little did I realize the trip would turn out fascinating, combining history, nature and enchanting architecture together with memorable photographs. Along with my Canon DSLR camera, Sony RX100 IV point and shoot camera and an DJI Osmo Pocket video camera, I was especially excited to use my DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone for aerial photography. That desire became reality on the third day in the small town of Mikulov in the South Moravia region of the Czech Republic. When we arrived in town during the late afternoon, I made sure to scout locations for the following morning’s aerial shoot. My goal was to capture the impressive Mikulov Castle, perched on a hill near the center of town, along with the Church of St. Wenceslas and an old watchtower. A possible issue at sunrise was a large hill to the east of town. I was unsure whether the sun would rise behind the hill and block the early morning light or if the sun would rise just to the south of the hill and bathe the scene with soft light. As it turned out, neither the sun nor the hill was a concern. The next day I headed out before dawn searching for

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Pix4Dreact Officially Released to Provide Rapid Aerial Drone Mapping for Public Safety and Emergency Response Operations

Pix4Dreact Officially Released to Provide Rapid Aerial Drone Mapping for Public Safety and Emergency Response Operations

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DJI Pioneers Fight Against Malaria In Africa With Spray Drones

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UPS Drone Delivers First-ever Prescriptions to Customers’ Homes

UPS and CVS have delivered drone history that could literally be just what the doctor ordered. The carrier giant’s aerial subsidiary UPS Flight Forward partnered with drug-store chain CVS to complete the first-ever American commercial drone delivery of a prescription to a customer’s home – a mission both companies say will be the first of […] The post UPS Drone Delivers First-ever Prescriptions to Customers’ Homes appeared first on DRONELIFE. UPS and CVS have delivered drone history that could literally be just what the doctor ordered. The carrier giant’s aerial subsidiary UPS Flight Forward partnered with drug-store chain CVS to complete the first-ever American commercial drone delivery of a prescription to a customer’s home – a mission both companies say will be the first of The post UPS Drone Delivers First-ever Prescriptions to Customers’ Homes appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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DJI’s Agras Drones are Being Deployed in the Fight Against Malaria

DJI’s Agras drones are being used by scientists in Tanzania to combat mosquito populations. The Agras MG-1S, typically adopted by farmers to spray pesticides over crops, is one element of a revolutionary attempt to fight Malaria. The equipment is being customized and used by entomologists in Zanzibar in a pilot project that could eventually change […] The post DJI’s Agras Drones are Being Deployed in the Fight Against Malaria appeared first on DRONELIFE. DJI’s Agras drones are being used by scientists in Tanzania to combat mosquito populations. The Agras MG-1S, typically adopted by farmers to spray pesticides over crops, is one element of a revolutionary attempt to fight Malaria. The equipment is being customized and used by entomologists in Zanzibar in a pilot project that could eventually change The post DJI’s Agras Drones are Being Deployed in the Fight Against Malaria appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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