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By David Davies Are you researching the right drone to buy and where to get it from? Here's our honest explanation of what to consider about which drone is right for you and which reputable shops you should consider.  Post any questions below or contact sales@actiongear.co.za

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By Wouter du Toit I recently got to shoot a bit in Elands Bay on the West Coast for the weekend. It's small town with a vast amount of space with potato farms, rooibos tea farms and a beautiful valley that feeds water for the farming of the land. I stayed at Vensterklip for a couple of days. The place is very equipped, although I was out shooting with my DJI Phantom most of the time. Every morning I started packing, with the same checklist in mind of what I needed to take along. On the Saturday I forgot the...

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By Wouter du Toit If you are planning on getting your Phantom 3 drone, or just bought one, here are the items that will make your flying experience so much more enjoyable. An iOS or Android device This can be your smartphone, iPad, iPad mini or any android device that you can install the DJI Go app on. This will be the monitor that’ll show you what your camera is ‘seeing’ so you can get the video or photograph you want. DJI Phantom hood A Hood that blocks out the sunThe screens on Tablets and Smartphones are very reflective. This...

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Written by Wouter Du Toit I’ve recently gone out to shoot some shot’s at night and wanted to see if I can get my Phantom to keep as still as possible while shooting cars passing by. I’ve always liked these shots, it gives it an energy of light streaks, but also of people getting around, in motion. What I’ve learnt on my first night out is that you basically need three things to do get reasonably good shots that you’ll most certainly enjoy. FIRST UP, YOU NEED A WIND-STILL NIGHT. It’s not going to work if you’ve got the drone...

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By Mike Carey With drones only increasing in popularity, the need for rules and regulations has arrived to ensure the safety of both the public and drone pilots. Some would think that the current news and media coverage of the need of these regulations, and how they would negatively affect drone pilots, would hamper the purchase and popularity of drones in South Africa. The opposite had shown to be true as drones and media produced with them has become even more popular locally.The new drone regulations that will be effective from 1 July 2015 have actually been seen as a...

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