Category Archives: Video

Video – Perfect Drone Crash and Over the Trees

A beautiful day to capture an autumn skyline above the clouds and crashing into a tree at 15mph.

Drone Review of Autel and DJI

I have been flying the Autel Robotics X-Star Premium for over a month now. During that time, I have crashed, missed landings, made landings, taken beautiful videos over the top of a northern pine forest, and dealt with the nuances of a new product. Here are some of my thoughts so far. For the cost, […]
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Drone Resources and Websites

I have spent a few hours with learning and flying a drone, crashing a into trees a couple of times, and missing the manual landing more than hitting the pad.  All of this is get practice and build skills for eventual commercial piloting (more information below).  I have found the Autel Robotics drone to be […]
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Flying Over the Forest

Video flying over the forest and a wonderful view of an early autumn sky with the Autel Robotics X-Star and an ND8 camera filter from Freewell.

Coming in for a (not soft) landing

A quick video with a manual landing taken with the Autel Robotics X-Star and an ND8 camera filter from Freewell.

From Engadget: DJI’s folding Mavic drone images leak out

Article posted on Engadget about an upcoming compact drone from DJI. https://www.engadget.com/2016/09/06/dji-s-folding-mavic-drone-images-leak-out/

Into the Skies with Autel Robotics

This was the second weekend of flying the Autel Robotics X-Star drone and I have to say this is an impressive product. I settled on the X-Star after a lot of research and trying out the DJI Phantom 3 and 3DR Solo. A combination of features, price, and customer support made me feel comfortable and […]
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Wildlife – Pileated Woodpecker

This pileated woodpecker made a visit on our last day in Lutsen. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pileated_woodpecker  

Video – Cold Morning Water

From Lake Superior.

The Circus is Coming to Town – Tickets still available

The Rhythmic Circus is coming to Burnsville, MN, July 25th band 26th.  Tickets are still available for this family-freiendly, high energy, positive, and uplifting performance of music, tap dancing, singing, and whatever else they come up with. Website: http://www.rhythmiccircus.com Tickets: http://www.ames-center.com/rhythmic-circus.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1422227764726558/ Official Promo for Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! Heatbox