What we expect from camera drones in 2022 (and what the regulators will allow…)

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Arguably, drones as we know them were born at CES 2010. Apple’s App Store hadn’t celebrated its second birthday, and the Parrot AR Drone took advantage of it to put a quadcopter’s controls – and video output – in the hand. In that time, we’ve seen a lot of change, fast. Sports, photography, videography, delivery and more have all been affected by quadcopters alone, even ignoring the wider definition of the word ‘drone’ to mean any remotely controlled aircraft.

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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