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Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019

It’s been a great week at Photofocus! Here’s a few of our favorite posts from the past week. First, Chris Anson discusses the FAA forcing recreational drone users to register

Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28-May 4, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from the last seven days of Photofocus. This week, Lauri Novak explained how to check our camera’s shutter count, Michèle Grenier gives us her final

FAA Releases Drone Rule

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems” final rule for non-hobby and non-recreational purposes today. Read on for a brief summary. The

10 Tips for New Drone Flyers

Drones are really a lot of fun once you safely learn to fly them. Here are a few important tips to help you get up and flying. I didn’t list them in any particular order, so be sure to read through all of them before you get started.

Registering a Drone is Easy

Registration of drones-unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs is now the law of the land starting today, Monday December 21, 2015. The process couldn’t be simpler. Go to https://registermyuas.faa.gov. If you

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Like It Or Not, All Drones Must Be Registered

Today, the FAA formally announced plans for the registration of small unmanned aircraft (UAS), better known as “drones”. Reaction to the FAA plan has been mixed. Many understand the need; some see it as unnecessary governmental intrusion, especially hobbyist pilots.

I’m a Drone Hobbyist … Really!

Drones are a hot-topic right now, since the FAA released proposed regulations on commercial UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle). For most people, these rules won’t apply. We’re hobbyists, using these drones for personal use.

New FAA Rules for Commercial Drones

I’m a drone owner. I have been studying, practicing with it and learning the ins and outs of aerial photography from an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.) It has been expensive