The DroneLife Podcast, with your host Joe Papa, will inspire you to elevate your drone flying to new heights. Former host of The Multirotor Podcast, Joe brings his technical perspective and expertise with over 20 years of experience in the RC and UAV (drone) industries and as a professional photographer. In this show, you can expect unparalleled expert advice, unbiased product reviews, professional aerial photography and video tips, as well as interviews with trusted industry pros. Co-host, John Kopec, is a professional aerial cinematographer, director of photography, and steadicam operator. Aside from his 10+ years of experience, John offers a unique behind-the-scenes perspective from the film industry.
Joe and John discuss the in's and out's of professional conduct around other industry professionals. Set etiquette is critical for success making money with your drone. The show is joined by two film industry guests for this incredibly informative but hilarious episode! Guests Quinton Brogen Andrew Pearl
Using the industry standards across the world, Joe and John discuss everything you should know about quoting clients for drone work. What to charge and why along with a few things you should never do! Director of Photography "Quinton" makes a guest appearance and shares his experience getting prices from drone operators.
FAA Press Release Part 107 Commercial Drone Use regulations have been announced. Joe and John cover the main points and discuss the timeline for the roll out. Commercial pilots shouldn't miss this one!
Two different DroneLife Podcast listener questions are answered on this week's show. Joe and John talk about differences in UAV HD video downlink systems, including making modifications and use with FPVs. They also delve into the complicated world of no-fly zones when it comes to drones, and what authorized 333 exempt drone pilots can do to get around firmware safety preventions if granted FAA permission to fly in a restricted air space. *Always #FlySafe and follow the rules and regulations set forth by the FAA.
Joe recaps his experience as a speaker on the drone industry at NAB 2016. He shares his exclusive first impressions of the new DJI Matrice (M600), A3 Flight Controller, Lightbridge 2 and R-TDK GNSS, which was released at the show.
What's it like at Jerry Seinfeld's Hamptons Home? Joe and John share some of their most valuable lessons learned around the world on location as aerial cinematographers and drone pilots, including working with Jerry Seinfeld on-set for his series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."
Fly your drone just fine, but end up with not-so-awesome photos or video? Joe & John walk you through your camera settings so that you can shoot like a pro from the ground up. Included in this discussion is: shutter speed, aperture and ISO.
The original owner and host of The Multirotor Podcast, Joe Papa, is back and has teamed up with a new co-host, John Kopec, to bring you technical tricks and tips on drone piloting, operation, maintenance, photography, cinematography and more. In this first episode I introduce John, we discuss some of the projects we've worked on together, and give you a flavor of what's to come.