New drone legislation made consistent across the EU

European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
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Up until now, drone legislation across the European Union has been inconsistent across member states, making it more confusing for photographers traveling through Europe. However, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now produced a set of rules and tiers for several categories of drones, making EU drone legislation more consistent and easier to understand. 

Since drones exploded in popularity, countries across the world have been racing to keep up with this new technology. For a period of time, there were a series of incidents involving drones that could have been avoided with the proper care and attention of the pilot.

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!