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How to correct lens distortion with Phantom Vision+

How to correct lens distortion with Phantom Vision+ photos

With it’s 14 megapixel camera, the Phantom Vision+ takes some great photos but they unfortunately suffer from distortion which is especially noticeable at higher elevations or when using the wide angle lens.  But if you use Photoshop, then this issue can be fixed pretty easily. As you can see from this image, the results are pretty impressive. And so, […]

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My first autonomous flight – now it’s a drone

I’ve always considered the term “drone” to be an emotive word.  Most of the devices out there are simply radio-controlled model aircraft with a small camera attached – devices that have been around for decades without any real public or media interest.  For me, in order for something to really become a drone it needs to […]

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First Flight with DJI Phantom Vision+ Drone

Flying cameras – what’s not to love? I recently replaced my Parrot AR Drone with the latest from DJI – a Phantom 2 Vision+. I found that the Parrot Drone has too many flaws and I stopped flying it. Despite claiming an “HD” camera, the photo and video quality of the AR Drone is relatively […]

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