Is This the Best Drone for Landscape Photography?

In the last few years, the increasing image quality and decreasing size of drones has made them a fantastic addition to landscape photographers' toolkits. The DJI Mavic 3 Classic strikes a nice balance of price and capabilities, making it an intriguing option. This excellent video review takes a look at the drone and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in usage. 

Coming to you from Andy Mumford, this great video review takes a look at the DJI Mavic 3 Classic drone. The Mac 3 Classic comes with a nice range of features, including:

  • 20-megapixel 4/3" CMOS sensor designed by Hasselblad
  • 3-axis gimbal camera
  • 4K video at up to 120 fps
  • 5.1K video at up to 50 fps
  • 12.8 stops of dynamic range
  • Aperture range of f/2.8-f/11
  • 10-bit D-Log Color Profile
  • Hasselblad Natural Color Solution
  • Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensing and APAS 5.0 of object avoidance
  • O3+ transmission 1080p video at 60 fps
  • Advanced RTH system with optimal routing
  • Decimeter-level hovering precision for time-lapses and long exposures
  • ActiveTrack 5.0
  • MasterShots for automated shooting and editing
  • QuickShots with a variety of features
  • Hyperlapse capabilities
  • Panorama function
  • Night Shots for optimized low-light images
  • High-speed QuickTransfer
  • Up to 46 minutes of flight time
  • Up to 40 minutes of hovering time
  • HLG dynamic range support
  • 12-bit raw
  • Up to 26.8 mph of wind resistance
  • 8 GB of internal storage
  • microSD slot with support for up to 512 GB
  • Still photo modes: single shot, automatic exposure bracketing, and timed photos of up to 60 seconds

Check out the video above for the full rundown from Mumford. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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