Aerial photographer – Photo Bolsillo http://photobolsillo.com/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 18:00:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://photobolsillo.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/cropped-icon-32x32.png Aerial photographer – Photo Bolsillo http://photobolsillo.com/ 32 32 Thanks to these COMPANIES for supporting Donny’s 28 Hour Radiothon – 105.7 The Point https://photobolsillo.com/thanks-to-these-companies-for-supporting-donnys-28-hour-radiothon-105-7-the-point/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 18:00:24 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/thanks-to-these-companies-for-supporting-donnys-28-hour-radiothon-105-7-the-point/ Donny Fandango By Dot Webdude | June 23, 2022 To share: Want Donny to shout out your business at the 12th Annual 28-Hour Radiothon to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis? Donate $105 or more and Donny will put your business, group, organization, etc. live PLUS we will include your information and link […]]]>

Donny Fandango

Want Donny to shout out your business at the 12th Annual 28-Hour Radiothon to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis? Donate $105 or more and Donny will put your business, group, organization, etc. live PLUS we will include your information and link in the list below!

The fastest way to get your business listing on air is to donate over the phone through DUDE LINES.

Make your donations and requests! CALL the DUDE LINES or DONATE ONLINE at rmhcstl.com/radiothon

Thank you to all of the companies that support Donny’s 28 Hour Radiothon!

  • AmericorpsSTL
    A non-profit organization that engages youth in conservation, disaster response and homeless services.
    Call 314-772-9002 or visit acstl.org
  • The haunting
    St. Louis’ only Halloween-themed bar, year-round
  • St. Louis Area McDonald’s
    Your local McDonald’s restaurants would like to thank St. Louis for LEAD THE NATION by rounding up for RMHC!
    Stop by tonight or tomorrow and come together to help families!
  • Inflatable bed pros – The king of inflatable bed repair!
    The only company nationwide that manufactures air mattress replacement parts to repair your Sleep Number bed. Support foam, mattress covers, air pumps and inner tubes!
    314-599-2777 or Airbedrepair.com
  • Smith lawn and landscape
    618-317-1223
    Smith Lawn & Landscape LLC on Facebook
  • STL from above
    First aerial photographer of Saint-Louis
    @stl_from_above on social media. STLFROMABOVE.com
  • Loftus Towing and Recovery
    We are a small towing/recovery company serving the Grand Est.
  • Hofbrauhaus
    Where it’s Oktoberfest all year round in Belleville, IL
  • StoneView Industries
    Commercial and residential specialists
    636-936-967 Stoneviewindustries.com
  • Dogs
    Playing a free show tonight at O’Day Park in O’Fallon, MO at 7:30 p.m.
  • Glorified Shuttle
    Lake of the Ozarks Party Shuttles
  • Treats by Taylor
    Sale of baked goods at the Arnold Farmer’s Market from 8 am to 12 pm on Saturday.
    Special orders at Treats.by.taylor.2022@gmail.com
  • Dimension Computer in Ballwin
    If your computer is sick, we will fix it quickly.
    636-527-9660 Dimension-computer.com
  • Legends Liquors
    Host your next legendary party with Legends Liquors. The coldest and cheapest beer in the Red Bud region!
    618-282-1009 or on Facebook at Legend’s Liquor
  • Defects bar
    The fanciest dive bar in Southern Illinois. Specials 7 days a week. $2 domestic all day, every day.
    618-282-8000 or on Facebook at Vices Bar
  • Lake Of The Ozarks Water Taxi – For all your Lake of the Ozarks bar-hopping needs.
    573-880-8294 Lakeozarkswatertaxi.com
  • Beyond FM
    We play the best of everything STL! The 3rd Anniversary Bash will take place on July 16 at Pop’s
    Buy tickets at popsrocks.com or Beyondfm24-7.com
  • Will’s Automotive in Imperial, MO
    Find them on Facebook or call 636-464-3116
  • The Handy Highlander House Remodel
    There can be only one choice for professionalism and quality
    Call 618-509-1287
  • Plasti-Lite Signs – LED and Neon Signs –
    When you need it, call Plasti Lite Signs
    314-843-4888
  • Sunbelt Rentals
    Call Ryan for your rental equipment needs at
    (314) 243-7364
  • Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Dalton Electric
  • DND Renovation in Wentzville, MO
    Basement finishing specialist
    Call 636-357-5814
  • Off Road Lifestyle – Off Road Photographers based in St. Louis – Find them on Instagram and Facebook at @off.road.lifestyle
  • Lucas phone repair
    Friendly, female-owned and operated phone repair service
    Phone: 314-474-8452
    lucasphonerepair.com
  • The business law firm Swiecicki & Muskett
    A proud supporter of the OMRM for many years!
  • The Widley Theater
    The Widley Theater in Edwardsville, IL with Strange Love – The Ultimate Depeche Mode Experience on Friday, August 5
    Telephone: 618-307-1750
    wildeytheatre.com
  • Fit gym
    Tired of your overcrowded gym? Come check out Fit Gym in Fenton
    Phone: 636-678-7184
    fitgymstl.com
  • bewitched sister
    A new online store of alternative clothing and accessories created here in Saint-Louis
    Spellboundsister.com
  • Wilson futon
    We would love to introduce Donny to the group on a temporary 28 hour trial basis.
  • Brickkicker Inspection Services
    America’s Home Inspection Trust!
  • Ludo
    We love you!
    LudoRock.com
  • Mamma Sarah’s Cookies
    At the Arnold Farmers Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Make homemade cookies. Rizz Show approved!
    Phone: 314-471-8369
    Instagram.com/mamma_sarahs_biscuits
  • Girdner Contractor
    Girdner Contracting would like to thank Nurses Nic U of Mercy Balas
    Phone: 314-452-3815
    GCdigs.com
  • Hop on the STL party bus
    Call for all special occasions – bachelor parties, weddings, wine trips. Let us make your party trip more enjoyable
    Phone: 314-606-0357
    Facebook.com/RideSTL
  • Concord Bowl and recreation
    Come and discover the new Pirate’s Crusade mini-golf course which will open in July!
    Phone: 314-843-9200
    concordbowl.com
  • Lawns by Lindbergh
    In St. Charles and Lincoln County
    Phone: 314-620-1027
  • Brick Street Books
    Metro East’s new bookstore – located in Lebanon, IL
    For all your book needs, come see us.
    Phone: 618-720-0084
    facebook.com/brickstreetbooks
  • Taxidermy Belmars
    Specializing in deer and North American game. In business for 25 years
    Phone: 314-706-2090
  • Preferred Pallets and Packaging Inc
    For all your wood pallet and crate needs in Missouri call Nick or Kyle
    Phone: 636-625-1114
  • Brittney Politte Tattoos
    Check out her work on Instagram @brittneypolittetattoos
    Electric Mayhem Tattoo 1610 Hampton Ave, St. Louis
  • McDonald’s
    Don’t forget to collect for RMHC when you visit McDonald’s to help families in need
  • Angie Clark
    Investment Banker at US Bank
    Phone: 314-425-9501

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Did you smell the smoke? NJ Wildfire Haze floated around the Philadelphia area today – NBC10 Philadelphia https://photobolsillo.com/did-you-smell-the-smoke-nj-wildfire-haze-floated-around-the-philadelphia-area-today-nbc10-philadelphia/ Wed, 22 Jun 2022 17:00:57 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/did-you-smell-the-smoke-nj-wildfire-haze-floated-around-the-philadelphia-area-today-nbc10-philadelphia/ Light smoke from a New Jersey state wildfire swept through much of the greater Philadelphia area on Wednesday after a change in wind direction pushed the plume west, and some residents from Pennsylvania could see the haze and smell it too. Much of the wildfire, which broke out in Wharton State Forest on Sunday, was […]]]>

Light smoke from a New Jersey state wildfire swept through much of the greater Philadelphia area on Wednesday after a change in wind direction pushed the plume west, and some residents from Pennsylvania could see the haze and smell it too.

Much of the wildfire, which broke out in Wharton State Forest on Sunday, was under control by Wednesday morning. Over the previous three days, flames have engulfed 13,500 acres of sparsely populated Burlington County Pinewoods.

But southeasterly winds started early Wednesday and pushed the smoke toward populated areas around Cherry Hill in southern Jersey and Philadelphia in southeast Pennsylvania. Light smoke created foggy conditions in the northwest Manayunk section of the city.

“If the fire is southeast, you’re going to smell smoke,” NBC10 meteorologist Bill Henley said Wednesday morning. “The southeast wind is bringing the smoke inland. That wind will be with us this afternoon and evening as well.”

But Henley said stronger winds in the afternoon should clear the smoke further. He said no air quality alerts had been issued for the Philadelphia area, so health risks from smoke were of little concern.

Meanwhile, the wildfire itself is dying down, according to aerial views from the NBC10 Skyforce10 helicopter Wednesday morning. The video only shows a small part of the fire that is still burning. The New Jersey Forest Fire Service said Tuesday that firefighters have made “substantial progress” in containing the flames.

Skyforce10 photographer Jeremy Haas said even after most of the blaze appeared to be extinguished, the area of ​​forest that had burned in the previous three days was still smoldering. He said smoke was still rising from the area where the flames were no longer visible.

“It almost looks like a mist coming out of the trees,” Haas said.

Photos: Massive NJ Wildfire is the second largest in the state since 2007

An illegal campfire deep in the woods has been determined to be the cause of the massive New Jersey wildfire, officials said Wednesday.

While officials have said they are confident they can stop it from spreading substantially, residents of South Jersey can expect to see smoke next week as firefighters continue to put out fires. hot spots.

All road closures have been lifted and the recreation area of ​​Atsion and the village of Batsto have reopened. Hiking trails between Atsion and Batsto remain closed due to active fire activity. Kayaking and canoeing along the Mullica and Batsto rivers remain closed between Atsion and Batsto. Wharton State Forest’s Mullica River Campground remains closed.

The Forest Fire Department said the blaze is the second-largest wildfire in the Garden State since 2007.

On Tuesday morning, a thick layer of white smoke could be seen covering the air above the burning forest.

Firefighters have begun making progress in containing a massive blaze in the Wharton State Forest in New Jersey that has been burning for more than 36 hours. NBC10’s Brian Sheehan has the story.

The blaze, which was fueled by dry and windy conditions, started just after 6 a.m. on Sunday morning in a remote part of the forest along the Mullica River in the Pine Barrens area. On Monday morning, thick white smoke and flames could be seen as firefighters continued a blowback operation to contain the blaze, which spanned areas of Washington, Shamong, Hammonton and Mullica townships.

New Jersey’s General Forest Fire Act requires that before having a fire in a wooded area, citizens must contact the nearest Forest Fire Department office to apply for a permit. They may also need a permit from the local fire official or the NJ Division of Fire Safety. .

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service defines a wildfire as an uncontrolled fire that burns the various types of vegetation that cover the terrain. A wildfire is considered a “major wildfire” when it exceeds 100 acres.

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FreightWaves Classics/Pioneers: Berliner built the first version of the helicopter https://photobolsillo.com/freightwaves-classics-pioneers-berliner-built-the-first-version-of-the-helicopter/ Thu, 16 Jun 2022 18:02:48 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/freightwaves-classics-pioneers-berliner-built-the-first-version-of-the-helicopter/ June 16, 1922 – 100 years ago today, Henry Berliner presented a prototype helicopter to the US Navy’s Office of Aeronautics in College Park, Maryland. Background Emile Berliner. (Photo: kids.kiddle.co) Berliner was from Washington DC Emile Berliner, his father, was an inventor whose best-known invention was what is now called a phonograph record. Henry Berliner […]]]>

June 16, 1922 – 100 years ago today, Henry Berliner presented a prototype helicopter to the US Navy’s Office of Aeronautics in College Park, Maryland.

Background

Emile Berliner. (Photo: kids.kiddle.co)

Berliner was from Washington DC Emile Berliner, his father, was an inventor whose best-known invention was what is now called a phonograph record. Henry Berliner was a technical genius in his own right and studied mechanical engineering at Cornell University for two years before transferring to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

During World War I, Berliner served briefly as an aerial photographer with the Army Air Service. He returned to Washington in 1919 to assist his father in his helicopter research, which had been ongoing since 1903.

US Navy connection leads to prototype

The US Navy learned of the research and experiences of the Berliners. In the early 1920s, they had the opportunity to acquire a French World War I fighter plane (a Nieuport 23), as well as a 220 horsepower British Bentley engine. They worked to perfect their prototype and took it to nearby College Park, Maryland.

Henry Berliner in a 1920 version of his helicopter.  (Photo: wikiwand)
Henry Berliner in a 1920 version of his helicopter. (Photo: wikiwand)

The Berliners had used the Nieuport’s fuselage and engine to build their rudimentary helicopter. Gear shafts were used to connect the Bentley engine to two horizontal rotors which were mounted on a beam extending laterally from the fuselage. A third horizontal rotor at the rear provided pitch control.

According to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, “To initiate forward flight, the pilot pushed forward on the control column to increase the pitch of the horizontal tail rotor, which lowered the nose and angled the propellers slightly from lift to initiate forward flight.The flight controls were also linked to the elevators and an enlarged rudder on the tail of the fuselage, allowing control to be maintained at higher forward speeds.Two sets of five 36-inch x 8-inch louvers, located below each rotor, opened and closed differentially to provide roll control by presenting a flat surface, which reacted against the downward sweep of the rotor.

The prototype was presented to the US Navy’s Bureau of Aeronautics on June 16, 1922, and is often considered the first flight of a helicopter.

One of the Berlin prototypes.  (Photo: wired.com)
One of the Berlin prototypes. (Photo: wired.com)

The 1924 prototype

Based on lessons learned from the 1922 prototype, the Berliners developed another version of their machine in 1923. Henry Berliner added to this version a triple set of backup wings in the event of engine failure. This machine could both hover and reach forward speeds of 40 mph, but lacked the power to gain much altitude. Its best performance was in another demonstration for the US Navy on February 23, 1924. While the second prototype performed better than the 1922 prototype, “the aircraft was still not completely controllable and could not gain a lot of height”. This machine reached an altitude of only 15 feet.

The Berlin Helicopter.  (Picture: secretprojects.uk.co)
The Berlin Helicopter. (Picture: secretprojects.uk.co)

A last attempt in 1925

In 1925, the Berliners again modified their invention. It was a biplane type design which was lighter and more efficient. Unfortunately, this version didn’t perform much better and was the Berliners’ last helicopter experience.

Despite the disappointing results, their experiments sparked international interest. Henry Berliner exhibited the aircraft in the UK.

A Berliner Joyce P-16.  (Picture: public domain)
A Berliner Joyce P-16. (Picture: public domain)

Subsequent activities

In 1926, he founded the Berliner Aircraft Company and developed the CM-4 family of aircraft. These were “umbrella monoplanes” fitted with several different engine options. Then, in 1927, Berliner bought Hoover Field, which is now the site of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

However, a fire in 1928 forced Berliner to sell the airfield and the Potomac Flying Service, which was also housed at the airfield. Berliner’s company merged to form Berliner-Joyce Aircraft in 1929; this company was acquired by North American Aviation a few months later.

Also in 1929, construction began on a new factory for Berliner-Joyce in Dundalk, Maryland. The new factory adjoined Logan Field and a state-of-the-art 16-foot-long wind tunnel was built.

A Berliner-Joyce OJ-2 with a retractable hood over the rear cockpit and a tall radio mast.  (Photo: US Navy)
A Berliner-Joyce OJ-2 with a retractable hood over the rear cockpit and a tall radio mast. (Photo: US Navy)

However, the stock market crash of October 1929 caused Berliner-Joyce to switch from civilian aircraft design to military contracts. The company designed several biplane aircraft for the United States Army and United States Navy. However, although the company had many contracts, it never built more than 50 aircraft for the military.

In 1930, Berliner founded Engineering and Research Corporation (ERCO). ERCO built the ERCO Ercoupe beginning in 1939. During World War II the company produced the ball gun turret used in the PB4Y-1 Liberator and PB4Y-2 Privateer. At the end of the war, Berliner sold the rights and plans to Ercoupe and entered the field of flight simulators with ERCO.

An ERCO Ercoupe 415-C.  (Photo: National Air and Space Museum)
An ERCO Ercoupe 415-C. (Photo: National Air and Space Museum)

Legacy

In the late 1930s, Igor Sikorsky built, tested, and flew the world’s first working helicopter. (For more on that, follow this link.) However, Henry Adler Berliner (December 13, 1895 – May 1, 1970) was a pioneer in airplanes and helicopters and many regard the helicopters he built with his father as the first ones.

The Berliners’ triplane helicopter is the oldest helicopter in the world. It was donated to the Smithsonian Institution and, as part of the collection of the National Air and Space Museum, is on loan to the College Park Aviation Museum.

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Heightened security for Prince Charles at private home with Duchess Camilla https://photobolsillo.com/heightened-security-for-prince-charles-at-private-home-with-duchess-camilla/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 08:26:54 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/heightened-security-for-prince-charles-at-private-home-with-duchess-camilla/ June 15, 2022 – 09:26 BST Rachel Avery Prince Charles’ home: The Prince of Wales’ country home has epic security features including a secret panic room – full details Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have a glorious London residence, Clarence House, and they also spend a lot of time in their […]]]>





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Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have a glorious London residence, Clarence House, and they also spend a lot of time in their Gloucestershire retreat at Highgrove House.

GALLERY: Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla’s sprawling country mansion belongs in a postcard

Their country hole is a place of absolute serenity and it belongs in a postcard, but it also has a whole host of hidden security measures to keep the Prince of Wales safe, including a panic room, a air exclusion and special laws that apply. on the ground.

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When the Government introduced stricter regulations on trespassing at certain protected sites such as Downing Street, Checkers and Buckingham Palace, Prince Charles’ home in Tetbury also gained this level of protection as he is heir to the throne.

Another change to Prince Charles’ safety was the removal of all public footpaths passing too close to the property.

The Prince of Wales has epic security measures at his country home

The public transport section of Highgrove House’s website reads: “It is only two miles from Tetbury to the estate, but there is no suitable public footpath.”

MORE: Prince William and Kate Middleton’s top secret bedroom and family home’s private tunnel revealed

REVEALED: The Queen’s secret unseen rooms at Buckingham Palace

However, there was definitely a public footpath there, as royal photographer Arthur Edwards once had a run-in with the royal.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs, Arthur relived the moment: “I walk on this path with a big telescopic telescope on my shoulder and he arrived at a gallop on his horse. ‘What are you doing on my land?’ he yelled and I said, ‘I’m not on your land, I’m on a public footpath sir’.”

The Queen has also set up a panic room in her home

A security measure visible outside the house is the large stone wall around the perimeter, and above the sky the sky is protected from intrusion as there is a no-fly zone for civilian aircraft and this rule has been in place since 1991.

Inside the house there is also a major security feature, a secret panic room in case the heir and his wife need to use it in an emergency. There has been much speculation about what might be stored in the secure space, from food supplies to possible blood supplies matching Charles and Camilla’s blood types!

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Best drones and accessories for your summer photos » Gadget Flow https://photobolsillo.com/best-drones-and-accessories-for-your-summer-photos-gadget-flow/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/best-drones-and-accessories-for-your-summer-photos-gadget-flow/ Are you a photographer, vlogger or videography enthusiast? Then these drones and accessories will take your summer footage to the next level. Whether you’re hiking the Italian Riviera, relaxing on the beach in the Bahamas, or simply exploring your favorite local park, the best drones and accessories for your summer photos capture your favorite summer […]]]>

Are you a photographer, vlogger or videography enthusiast? Then these drones and accessories will take your summer footage to the next level.

Whether you’re hiking the Italian Riviera, relaxing on the beach in the Bahamas, or simply exploring your favorite local park, the best drones and accessories for your summer photos capture your favorite summer memories with height. and stunning detail. From lightweight, portable models to professional kits, there’s something for every type of photographer here.

Related: 10 Futuristic Concept Gadgets We Wish We Could Buy Right Now

If portability and long flight time are important to you, go for the DJI Mini 3 Pro. It weighs less than 249 g and flies up to 34 minutes. Even better, its sensors allow it to avoid obstacles in all directions.

For truly cinematic creative footage, check out the DJI Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Cine Drones. They include professional camera systems and capture fine detail, 20MP photos and 5.1K video.

Relive your summer adventures over and over again in stunning quality with any of the drones and accessories below.

1. The Drone with camera DJI Mini 3 Pro is ideal for travel enthusiasts with its low weight and compact, foldable design. In addition, it complies with the regulations of most countries.

DJI Mini 3 Pro Folded

Do your summer plans involve capturing aerial footage of a European city? The DJI Mini 3 Pro camera drone is the way to go. Miniature yet powerful, this travel-friendly drone weighs just 249g and doesn’t require registration in most countries.

Get it for $759 from the official site.

2. Autel Robotics EVO Nano Series photography drones are also lightweight which helps you capture special moments in a big way.

Autel Robotics EVO Nano Series Video

Other lightweight drones are Autel Robotics EVO Nano Series photography drones. Like the DJI Mini 3 Pro, they also weigh 249g. However, the EVO Nano+ has a 1/1.28 inch CMOS sensor, capturing 50 MP photos.

Get it for $879 from the official site.

3. The DJI Air 2S photography drone will help you create stunning summer aerial footage and photography you can brag about.

DJI Air 2S
DJI Air 2S close-up

Want to really impress your followers this summer? Take the DJI Air 2S photography drone with you on your summer travels. It features a 1″ CMOS sensor and large 2.4 micrometer pixels for incredibly detailed images, making it one of the best drones and accessories for your summer memories.

Get it for $999 from the official site.

4. The Insta360 Sphere drone camera stays invisible during your 360 degree footage and photos thanks to precisely placed lenses.

Best drones and accessories for your summer photos
Insta360 Sphere shown with drone design

Capture any angle with the Insta360 Sphere drone camera. Thanks to its unique lens positioning, it can shoot unseen 360-degree drone footage. Plus, content editing features provide unlimited creativity.

Pre-order it for $429.99 from the official website. It is estimated to ship within 35 days.

5. Autel Robotics EVO LITE series cinematic drones have an impressive flight time of 40 minutes and a signal range of 7.4 miles.

Autel Robotics EVO LITE
Autel Robotics EVO LITE Series in 3 Colors

Fly longer and further with the Autel Robotics EVO LITE Series Cinematic Drones. They last 40 minutes and stay in contact with you for up to 12 km. And the LITE has a 4K camera with a 1/1.28 CMOS sensor.

Get them starting at $1,449 from the official website.

6. The DJI Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Cine drones take your videos to new heights with their Hasselblad L2D-20-c dual camera system.

DJI Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Cine
DJI Mavic 3 Flying Cine

Are you a professional photographer or videographer? Then the DJI Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Cine drones are some of the best drones for your summer photos. Both drones are equipped with the Hasselblad L2D-20-c dual camera system, which includes a professional 4/3 CMOS camera. Additionally, the Mavic 3 supports Apple ProRes 422 HQ.

Get them starting at $2,049 from the official website.

7. The DJI Mini SE compact camera drone fits in the palm of your hand and weighs less than a smartphone, making it incredibly portable.

Best drones and accessories for your summer photos
DJI Mini SE in a person’s hand

Capture parks, windy coastlines and more with the DJI Mini SE compact camera drone. It’s ideal for on-the-go content creators thanks to its portable form factor. Plus, it flies for 40 minutes, withstands winds of 39-38 km/h, and is simple to use.

Get it for $299 on Amazon.

8. The GoPro HERO10 BlackBones camera for FPV drones features Emmy Award-winning stabilization technology for cinematic videography.

Best drones and accessories for your summer photos
GoPro HERO10 Black Bones on an FPV drone

Add Emmy Award-winning HyperSmooth 4.0 stabilization to your photography toolkit with the GoPro HERO10 Black Bones camera for FPV drone. Weighing just 54 grams, it’s easy to attach and use with your drone. Best of all, it even has the same 1/2.3 sensor and GP2 processor as the beloved HERO10 Black.

Get it for $399.98 from the official website.

9. The DJI RC Pro drone remote control lets you see farther with its 03+ video transmission technology, displaying super clear video up to 15km away.

Best drones and accessories for your summer photos
DJI RC Pro in use

Get a clear view of everything you shoot with the DJI RC Pro Drone Remote Control. Its video transmission technology maintains a 1080p/60fps live stream at quite a long distance while its latency is as low as 120ms. It’s also optimized for third-party apps, giving you endless creative options. That’s why it’s one of the best drones and accessories for summer photography.

Get it for $1,199 from the official site.

10. The DJI Dock standalone docking station A game-changer for people shooting nature movies and more in remote locations.

DJI docking station
DJI Dock and a drone

Although it won’t be available until later in 2022, we couldn’t resist adding the standalone DJI Dock to this list. It provides autonomous charging for your DJI M30 series drones on automatic pre-programmed flights. Then you can oversee your missions or schedule them all within a 7 kilometer radius, making your summer aerial shots easier than ever.

The DJI Dock price is currently TBA. Visit the official site for more information.

Impress your followers, friends, and family with jaw-dropping summer footage from the drones and accessories on this list. What drones do you use and like? Write to us in the comments.

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Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She enjoys working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she’s not typing on her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.

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Troops mark a Russian vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade https://photobolsillo.com/troops-mark-a-russian-vehicle-with-a-rocket-propelled-grenade/ Thu, 09 Jun 2022 07:29:57 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/troops-mark-a-russian-vehicle-with-a-rocket-propelled-grenade/ window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({item:’auto’}); !function (e, f, u, i) { if (!document.getElementById(i)){ e.async = 1; e.src = u; e.id = I; f.parentNode.insertBefore(e, f); } }(document.createElement(‘script’), document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’)[0], ‘//cdn.taboola.com/libtrc/zengernews-network/loader.js’, ‘tb_loader_script’); if(window.performance && typeof window.performance.mark == ‘function’) {window.performance.mark(‘tbl_ic’);} window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || [];function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);}gtag(‘js’, new Date());gtag(‘config’, ‘UA-160618588-3’,{‘custom_map’: {‘dimension1’: ‘story_id’},’story_id’: ”}); It’s the tense moment when Ukrainian […]]]>

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It’s the tense moment when Ukrainian soldiers in an open field fire rockets at a Russian infantry fighting vehicle, then turn and run after scoring a direct hit.

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The sequence begins with two Ukrainian soldiers standing in an open field, one of whom is armed with a rocket-propelled grenade and then fires at the Russian vehicle.

After scoring a direct hit on the vehicle, which is seen partially hidden behind trees, the two troops then turn around and run to avoid retaliating.

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Aerial footage apparently filmed by a drone then reveals how the Russian military vehicle was apparently damaged beyond repair by the strike.

Zenger News obtained the video from the Special Operations Forces (SSO) – one of the five branches of the Ukrainian Armed Forces – earlier on Tuesday, June 7.

The SSO said (in Ukrainian): “This BMP-2 was discovered by special operations forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during special reconnaissance. And, deciding not to waste time or seconds, they destroys enemy equipment.

SSO soldiers hit the enemy BMP-2 with an RPG in June 2022. (@usofcom/Zenger)

The BMP-2 is a Soviet amphibious infantry fighting vehicle that entered service in 1980. It is operated by the armies of several countries, including Russia and Ukraine.

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Ukrainian special forces did not specify where in the country the strike took place.

We have reached out to Russian and Ukrainian officials for comment, but had not received a response at the time of writing.

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The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced earlier today that between February 24 and June 7, Russia lost around 31,360 soldiers in Ukraine.

SSO soldiers hit the enemy BMP-2 with an RPG in June 2022. (@usofcom/Zenger)

The Ukrainian army added that Russia also lost 1,390 tanks, 3,416 armored fighting vehicles, 694 artillery pieces, 207 multiple rocket launcher systems, 96 anti-aircraft systems, 212 combat aircraft, 177 helicopters, 2 405 motor vehicles and tankers, 13 warships, 553 unmanned. aerial vehicles, 53 special equipment units and 125 cruise missiles.

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The Russian Defense Ministry reported earlier in the day that during the same period “190 Ukrainian planes and 129 helicopters, 1,139 unmanned aerial vehicles, 333 anti-aircraft missile systems, 3,443 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 478 multiple rocket launcher systems, 1,807 artillery and mortar field vehicles, as well as 3,464 special military vehicle units” had been destroyed during the “operation”.

SSO soldiers hit the enemy BMP-2 with an RPG in June 2022. (@usofcom/Zenger)

The Ukrainian SSO consists of approximately 1,000-5,000 people. Its head office is located in the capital Kyiv and its motto is “I come to you”.

The Kremlin now says that the purpose of its “operation” is to “liberate” or “protect the Donbass”. June 7 marks the 104th day of the invasion.

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Ukrainian drone records the moment it is hit by a Russian missile https://photobolsillo.com/ukrainian-drone-records-the-moment-it-is-hit-by-a-russian-missile/ Tue, 07 Jun 2022 15:34:52 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/ukrainian-drone-records-the-moment-it-is-hit-by-a-russian-missile/ Drone video released by the Ukrainian military shows what it is like to be torpedoed from the sky by a surface-to-air missile. Ukraine’s 45th Air Assault Brigade posted the remarkable video on June 4, filmed from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on its Facebook page which shows a rocket launched from a field twisting and […]]]>

Drone video released by the Ukrainian military shows what it is like to be torpedoed from the sky by a surface-to-air missile.

Ukraine’s 45th Air Assault Brigade posted the remarkable video on June 4, filmed from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on its Facebook page which shows a rocket launched from a field twisting and spinning as she walks towards the drone before blasting it out of the sky and the recording cuts out.

Incredible POV drone footage shows what it's like to be hit by a SAM

Incredible POV drone footage shows what it's like to be hit by a SAM

Incredible POV drone footage shows what it's like to be hit by a SAM

Despite the loss of the UAV, the unmanned weapon had already hit a Russian depot from the air, as evidenced by later footage that shows huge fires behind Russian lines.

JimmySecUK, a UK-based security expert, reported the video on his Twitter account and said the destroyed drone was a “Ukrainian native drone”.

“Much better quality than Russian models but still lacks the kind of image stabilization you see on more advanced Western models. Much, much cheaper though.

Incredible POV drone footage shows what it's like to be hit by a SAM
Before the drone is wiped out, we see footage of it attacking a Russian base.
Incredible POV drone footage shows what it's like to be hit by a SAM
Explosions at a Russian base caused by the drone.

He also speculated that the surface-to-air missile (SAM) was likely mounted on a vehicle.

The footage was taken in southwest Polohy, a town in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine, and is currently under the control of Russian armed forces.

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict continues

100 days have now passed since Russia invaded Ukraine in February and the fighting has been concentrated in the region of Lugansk Oblast in eastern Ukraine.

Currently, the main battle is taking place in the city of Severodonetsk, where the situation is changing “hour by hour”, according to Severodonetsk Mayor Oleksandr Striuk.

Incredible POV drone footage shows what it's like to be hit by a SAM
Ground footage shows the damage caused by the destroyed drone at the Russian base.
Incredible POV drone footage shows what it's like to be hit by a SAM
Ground footage shows the damage caused by the destroyed drone at the Russian base.

The situation in eastern Ukraine looks grim as Russia continues to seize territory as the ciybtrt concentrates its military efforts near the border.

However, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says his country’s forces are not abandoning their position in Severodonetsk where “fierce” street battles are raging.

In addition, Russia has begun to hand over the bodies of Ukrainian fighters killed in the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol where PetaPixel recently featured a soldier photographer who took photos of the final days of the siege there.

Dozens of bodies are transferred to Kyiv where DNA tests are carried out to identify them.


Picture credits: All photos were taken by the Ukrainian 45th Air Assault Brigade.

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Story behind an aerial view of SF’s Pink Triangle https://photobolsillo.com/story-behind-an-aerial-view-of-sfs-pink-triangle/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 03:22:30 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/story-behind-an-aerial-view-of-sfs-pink-triangle/ Karl The Fog looks stunning with a bit of pink blush Photo: Courtesy of JJ Meeks AAmid the darkest times of the 2020 pandemic, the virtual San Francisco Pride festivities offered Zoomable balm during a time marked by colorless days, weeks and months. There were digital dance parties; Queen Diva herself, Big Freedia, headlined SF […]]]>

Karl The Fog looks stunning with a bit of pink blush

Photo: Courtesy of JJ Meeks

AAmid the darkest times of the 2020 pandemic, the virtual San Francisco Pride festivities offered Zoomable balm during a time marked by colorless days, weeks and months.

There were digital dance parties; Queen Diva herself, Big Freedia, headlined SF Pride’s 50th anniversary festivities; the Corona Heights Parks cruise however was a non-existent affair. But Twin Peaks lit up with thousands of LEDs, each emitting a purple hue and assembled to resemble the city’s pink triangle installation installed during Pride month.

And this latest exhibition of street lighting artwork was welcomed with open arms in 2021. And again this year too.

Patrick Carney, the Pink Triangle co-founder, announced earlier this month that the Illuminated Pink Triangle would return on Wednesday, June 1. Carney said Illuminate – the organization behind Bay Lights and other light art projects in the area – has again worked its magic to keep the pink tarp installation as a work of art. street lighting – would again install these 2,700 LED nodes of pink lights on the triangle, instead of the roughly 200 pink tarps that are usually arranged to form the shape.

The Illuminated Pink Triangle has become a true beacon of hope, resilience and strength over the past two years. It’s endlessly gorgeous from every angle; he elicits double takes that strain your lower neck as he inevitably punches through the fog at sunset. However, because Twin Peaks is 922 feet above sea level, it is rather difficult to get a bird’s eye view of the facility – unless you are Bay Area Photographer JJ Meekswho has a knack for taking aerial photos of “Fog City” and all of its peculiar intricacies.

“I took this photo with my drone,” says Meeks bold italics in an email, noting that he didn’t really use any “special tricks” to get the image. The plus: the local photographer does not live too far from this particular place.

Initially, the pink triangle — a symbol salvaged from the Nazis in the 1970s as a seal of queer solidarity and retaliation against homophobia — didn’t mean too much to Meek. But living in San Francisco for two decades now and working in tandem with the LGBTQIA+ community on numerous projects, the meaningful emblem has become important to him.

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“The triangle never meant much to me years ago. But now, after working in the community for fifteen years, it’s something that should be important to anyone who supports gay rights. Meek adds, “It means more to a lot of my friends and colleagues, and they mean a lot to me.”

Thanks to Meek, we have a whole new vantage point to appreciate this layered symbolism for the entire month of June.

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American violence is awesome in every bad way https://photobolsillo.com/american-violence-is-awesome-in-every-bad-way/ Sat, 04 Jun 2022 11:00:00 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/american-violence-is-awesome-in-every-bad-way/ People mourn in front of a makeshift memorial outside the Uvalde County Courthouse in Uvalde, Texas on May 26, 2022. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images It’s a school shooting rituals in America – another round of debate, usually between journalists, about whether to publish graphic photos. If people could just see what assault weapons […]]]>

People mourn in front of a makeshift memorial outside the Uvalde County Courthouse in Uvalde, Texas on May 26, 2022.

Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

It’s a school shooting rituals in America – another round of debate, usually between journalists, about whether to publish graphic photos. If people could just see what assault weapons do to young bodies, the argument goes, they would no longer tolerate policies that allow these killings. No, warns the other side, these photos would only cause more pain for the survivors and would have no impact on a divided society that goes from one gruesome entertainment to another in the blink of an eye.

This debate jumps to the surface of an American aberration: we passively tolerate high levels of violence while actively suppressing evidence of slaughter. It’s not just school shootings that we forbid ourselves to see — and I mean really see, not the thoughts and prayers equivalent of gazing sadly at memorial wreaths. It’s also the visual evidence of the more than one million people who have died of Covid-19 in the United States that we don’t see. It is visual evidence not only of the American soldiers killed in our eternal wars, but of the far greater number of civilians who perished (at least several hundred thousand in Iraq). And it’s the other forms of preventable death in our homeland that we don’t really see, including traffic violence and drug overdoses.

The scale of American violence is staggering in every way. The rate of shootings — school shootings, mass shootings, police shootings, accidental shootings, suicide shootings — tops the charts compared to almost every other country on our planet. The same goes for the other ways Americans kill and die; we excel in the fatal work of extinguishing each other. No factor can be blamed, but it should be noted that strong measures are constantly taken to prevent us from seeing what is being done. These measures have only intensified as our society has become more visual, with screens suitable for all aspects of the human experience except its final act. As photographer Nina Berman explained to a New York Times reporter a few days ago, “For a culture so steeped in violence, we spend a lot of time preventing anyone from actually seeing that violence. Something else is going on here, and I’m not sure it’s just that we’re trying to be sensitive.

UVALDE, TEXAS – JUNE 01: Law enforcement officers obstruct the view of members of the press during the joint funeral of teacher Irma Garcia and her husband Joe Garcia on June 01, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas.  Irma Garcia was killed in the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School and her husband died days later.  Wakes and funerals for the 21 victims will be scheduled throughout the week.  (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

Law enforcement obstructs the view of members of the press during the joint funeral of teacher Irma Garcia and her husband Joe Garcia on June 1, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas.

Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

There is a curious thing about this visual vacuum: it requires an aggressive act of construction to exist. Let’s look first at school shootings.

Several obstacles prevent us from seeing graphic photos of school shootings. The first is that victims tend to be inside their schools, which are crime scenes that police isolate from reporters. Even after the work of collecting evidence is complete and the cleaners are called in, journalists are kept away. Law enforcement agencies make their own photos and recordings of these sites, but these are strictly owned and sometimes protected by law. Even if graphic photos become available – and it’s rare, if any – news outlets are hesitant to publish them, due to concerns about privacy, ownership and reader criticism.

One of the few graphic photos circulating comes from Columbine in 1999, when a photographer from the Rocky Mountain News flew in a helicopter over the school on the day of filming and took a picture of a student’s body on the ground outside, not far from a policeman and several students taking cover behind a car. While the newspaper photos won a Pulitzer Prize, reaction was mixed locally. “The hostility against the press got so bad that people were throwing snowballs containing pebbles at our photographers,” noted John Temple, the newspaper’s editor at the time. Imagine what would happen today if an equivalent photo were published from Uvalde: the bad faith brigade would find a hundred ways to distract us from an honest discussion about what it conveys.

An aerial view shows students and police crouching behind a car outside Columbine High School in Littleton Co., Tuesday, April 20, 1999. The body of an unidentified person appears top center on the sidewalk.  Two young men in black fatigues and trench coats opened fire on the suburban Denver high school on Tuesday in what police called a suicide mission, and the sheriff said 25 people may have been killed.  (AP Photo/Rocky Mountain News, Rodolfo González)

During the Columbine High School massacre, an aerial view shows the body of a student lying on a catwalk as students and police take cover behind a car in Littleton Co., April 20, 1999.

Photo: Rodolfo Gonzalez/Rocky Mountain News via AP

But let us remember that government and public hostility to graphic photos extends far beyond our schools, to battlefields thousands of miles away. Particularly since 9/11, the US military has maintained strict bans on journalists taking pictures of wounded or dead soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan and other combat zones. In recent years, the army has found the most effective solution of all: it almost bans journalists from embarking on combat operations. Even photography of military coffins has long been banned. The Pentagon has a growing memory of images of people killed in US bombings, but that’s only in exceptional circumstances, like the furor over the drone killing of an extended family. in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2021, that we see one of this.

The warzone photo economy is not controlled by the military alone. News agencies have been reluctant to publish photos of dead soldiers. In 2008, freelance photographer Zoriah Miller was expelled from his military post in Iraq after posting a photo of a dead American soldier on his blog. Even after that, no major publication took an interest in his rare photo. The New York Times eventually published it, but for an article on military censorship. One of the most haunting photos of the Gulf War, showing the corpse of an Iraqi soldier being burned to death, has not been released by any major media. “If we’re big enough to fight a war, we should be big enough to watch it,” said Kenneth Jarecke, the photographer.

The essence of America – its raw capitalism – is at least partly to blame. What would readers and advertisers think? More than a million people have died of Covid in the United States, but there has been precious little footage of those people as they perish in hospitals. I spent a lot of time last year researching why we saw so many pictures of doctors and nurses, but almost none of the people whose lives were lost. One of the main reasons was that hospitals were concerned about legal liability and the damage images of death and mayhem could do to their brands. “There was no benefit to them showing the apocalypse and what it looked like,” said Dr. Craig Spencer, global health director in emergency medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Having patients all over the emergency department on oxygen canisters and people intubated will not look good for your hospital.”

I think the familiar debate over whether to publish graphic photos of school shootings – or of Covid victims or war wounded – has lost its urgency. Like so many other things, it has become a ritual we dutifully adopt after another outrage occurs. I think the answer to the debate is clear – yes, posting the photos is the right thing to do, we should be aware of what our scourges of violence bring. I also think it’s now more likely that if the media gets the right picture of Uvalde or the upcoming school shooting (we won’t have to wait long, this is America) they’ll release it. But it will be from a position of desperation. They have tried everything to change mentalities; that’s all that’s left.

The truth is that it doesn’t matter so much anymore. It’s not just, as reviewer Susie Linfield wrote the other day, that photos rarely bring about the kind of change their followers hope for. What’s different now is that on the life and death issues we face – shootings, wars, Covid, opioids, road rage – the horror of what has been allowed to pile up over the decades is so vast. How can leaders begin to back down? We are not talking about a modest correction. America without its violence – without the factions that don’t mind violence and even derive some benefit from it – would be a new country. There’s a way to get there, but it’s going to take a lot more work and discomfort than posting a shocking photo.

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Points North Institute’s Shotwell Drive-In returns for 3rd season https://photobolsillo.com/points-north-institutes-shotwell-drive-in-returns-for-3rd-season/ Thu, 02 Jun 2022 20:45:00 +0000 https://photobolsillo.com/points-north-institutes-shotwell-drive-in-returns-for-3rd-season/ The Points North Institute has announced the launch of its third season at its Shotwell Drive-In. Built in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to safely bring the community together to experience cinema, the Shotwell Drive-In will showcase films throughout the summer leading up to the London International Film Festival. Camden at its Rockport […]]]>

The Points North Institute has announced the launch of its third season at its Shotwell Drive-In. Built in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to safely bring the community together to experience cinema, the Shotwell Drive-In will showcase films throughout the summer leading up to the London International Film Festival. Camden at its Rockport location just off Route 1.

The 2022 Shotwell Summer Series will kick off on June 2 with a special screening of the new documentary film We feed people National Geographic’s latest film and Oscar-winning director Ron Howard. The film highlights celebrity chef José Andrés and the incredible mission and evolution of his non-profit organization World Central Kitchen over 12 years, from a group of grassroots volunteers to becoming one of the most reputable humanitarian aid workers in the disaster relief industry.

This special screening is co-presented by AIO Food Pantry, who will be on hand to collect non-perishable food items.

Shotwell’s opening weekend will continue with Everything everywhere all at once June 4. Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as the Daniels, the film is a hilarious, heartfelt sci-fi action-adventure about an exhausted Chinese-American woman who can’t seem to finish her taxes. , according to Points North, in a press release.

The 2022 Summer Series will screen everything from documentaries to beloved classics every Thursday and Saturday, with several special preview screenings and other special events dotted throughout the season. Last year, The Shotwell hosted a premiere screening of the Oscar-winning film CODA months before the release of its platform. The Shotwell will also be a main location for the 18th Annual Camden International Film Festival, which will take place in person September 15-18 at theaters in Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine, and online September 15-25.

Several exciting new documentaries will be screened in June, including the latest film by Oscar winner Andrea Arnold, COW, an intimate portrait of the life of a dairy cow; The sanctity of spacewhich follows climbers/filmmakers Renan Ozturk and Freddie Wilkinson as they retrace the steps of pioneering mountaineer and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn, and the Bitterbrush, the latest feature from CIFF and Points North Fellow alum Emelie Mahdavian, which revisits the western genre and invites us to rethink the challenge of nomadism from the point of view of two young women.

In honor of Juneteenth, two new titles will be released: The award-winning documentary Baby, a raw and poetic self-portrait in which Rebeca “Beba” Huntt, a young Afro-Latin woman born in New York, stares at historical, societal and generational trauma; and, Neptune Frostthe wildly inventive new musical sci-fi film, directed by Saul Williams and Anisia Uzeyman, which has taken the prestigious film festival circuit by storm.

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert will be screened in honor of Pride Month. The film centers on three showgirls (Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce) resplendent in flamboyant ball gowns, gazing out over Australia’s vast red desert for the dream of a lifetime; a four-week cabaret engagement in Alice Springs.

“We are delighted to reopen our Shotwell Drive-In for the summer 2022 season, and we are grateful for the opportunity to continue to share great cinematic work with our community in a safe and exciting way,” said Ben Fowlie, Executive and Artistic director of the Points North Institute and founder of the Camden International Film Festival.

“The Shotwell remains a beacon and a reminder that the show must go on as well as a way for us to thank this community for supporting the work we are doing throughout these years of uncertainty,” Points North said.

The Shotwell Drive-In is located at 40 West Street in Rockport. Tickets are $20 per vehicle and are now available online. Picnics are encouraged and restrooms are available on site. To see the full schedule or to purchase tickets, visit www.pointsnorthinstitute.org.

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