Are drones too daunting? You need a burner drone!

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Drone tech has progressed leaps and bounds in the decade and a half it's been part of our lives, and a decent camera drone is now if not an essential certainly an expected addition to a good photographer's kit bag. The thing is, how do you know you're any good at operating them – are you really prepared, should things go a bit wrong?

Camera drones now are so easy to fly that many never really think about the tech and the physics involved – and that's a shame for two reasons. Firstly, the more you know, the better the results you'll be able to get. 

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook