DJI Phantom Drone – Best GoPro Accessory Yet?

Although I haven’t been able to use one yet, from the reviews on Amazon, the DJI Phantom quadcopter drone should be on any GoPro fanatic’s Christmas list.

Detroit skyline taken with a GoPro and DJI Phantom

Detroit skyline taken with a GoPro and DJI Phantom

I’ve heard of quadcopters, and even featured one here before. For whatever reason though, the video below got me really thinking about actually getting my hands on one:

After thinking about how well-built they looked, with GoPro-functionality integrated off-the-shelf, I then realized Continue reading

A DIY Quadcopter GoPro Mount

DIY Quadcopter GoPro foam mount in action

A quadcopter GoPro Mount may seem like a very natural fit for this blog, but I’ve yet to feature one here.  Thanks to my incessant lurking on the internet, I found this clever foam enclosure setup on Reddit.  Not only does it use packaging foam, it also uses Gorilla Glue for “drone attachment.”  I’m a huge fan of both items for use with a GoPro, so I’m quite happy for this to be the first drone I’ve featured.

The video after the “continue reading” link thing explains quite well how this was done.  It includes a few illustrative stop motion sequences, which I’m a big fan of.  Skip forward to around 2:24 if you just want to see it in action. Continue reading