Beautiful Tofino and Ucluelet
Tofino offers some exemplary opportunities for drone photography. With its rugged landscapes and beaches, this is aerial photography unmatched anywhere on Vancouver Island.read more
My Radio Interview!
After a recent mapping mission near Bamfield BC, I was invited to do an interview on our local radio station. Here is the interview in full:read more
Review: DJI Phantom 4 RTK
What drone is going to be the future of mapping? Looks like it’s going to be the latest offering from DJI, the Phantom 4 RTK (Real Time Kinetic). Although it’s now a whopping $10,000 drone with the additional RTK platform, this is an all-in-one bird that precludes...read more
The Future of Drones
The future of drones is both scary and exciting at the same time. Here is a TED speaker Raffaello D'Andrea, who demonstrates the amazing athleticism and artificial intelligence of drones. If you’ve ever wondered what an algorithm is, this might be the best...read more
My Experiences as a Drone Pilot
I came across this video, and decided to repost it, because it provides a great example of how a pilot should remain calm, and act professionally when confronted by a hostile onlooker. I have watched the video several times, as a reminder of a similar incident which...read more
Orcas in Tofino!
Whales! I FINALLY got to see some whales, after a lifetime of bad luck in that regard. I am whale-repellent! Except now, the spell has been broken. Thanks to the generosity of Chris Barker, who runs Tofino Sport Fishing and The Swell Lodge, which is an awesome, swell...read more