Mavic Guides: Complete Guide to Mavic Drones (2021)
I have created Mavic Guides to highlight content I have written about DJI Mavic Drone Guides. I will introduce you to the Mavic series of unmanned aerial vehicles and prepare you for the first take-off. I have covered you! This article is in the works and I personally will be continuously updated with the best instructions and information!
If you are looking for a complete guide to everything to do with DJI Mavic Drones, then Mavic Guides are for you. However, before we go any further, let me tell you that everything you find here is based on my personal first-hand experience. These are my experiences and my opinions, which I have turned into guides to help you learn how to use the Mavic drones.
April 2021 Update
I have added new social sharing icons to the site! You can find them on all the guides pages, as well as on the homepage. Try them out! Also, a new comment system called Commento has been added to all posting pages. 🙂
Why I Created Mavic Guides
There was also a time when I was a beginner. Therefore, I am well aware of the growing pains and know how difficult it can sometimes be to learn something completely new. Therefore, I have taken care to make these tutorials as simple and helpful as possible. Also, you should know that this article is in the works and I will add more things here to help you over time.
The DJI Mavic series is the most recent of the DJI drones. It comes with a unique set of features and technologies. They are quite different from other drones currently on the market. The drones in the Mavic series are also extremely portable, which makes them great for photographers who are constantly on the move. You can even fold up their arms and put them in your backpack with ease.
Now, with that out of the way let’s delve a little deeper and explore the world of DJI Mavic drones aka Mavic Drones.
Table of Contents
I will try to make this guide as comprehensive and holistic as possible. Here’s a list of the topics related to DJI Mavic Drones that I’ve covered so far. I’ll keep updating this section with more Mavic Guides as I add more content.
- Covered Drone Models
- Which Drone Is Right for Me?
- Drone Gear
- Mavic Drones’ Accessories
- Getting Started
- Editing Your Images
- Storing Your Photos
- Where to Fly a Drone In Wisconsin
- Where to Fly a Drone In United Kingdom
Covered Drone Models
If you are new to the drone market and want to buy a drone for the first time, but can’t quite decide which drone best suits your needs, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! In this section, you’ll find everything you need to know about the various DJI Mavic drones available on the market. Here’s a list of all the models I’ve covered so far.
- DJI Mavic 2 Pro (Amazon) / Zoom (Amazon)
- DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Series (B&H)
- DJI Mavic Air 2 (Amazon)
- DJI Mavic Mini (Amazon)
I’ll keep updating this list as newer models are released.
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Mavic Guides – Which Drone Is Right for Me?
This is a question that haunts almost every drone enthusiast: the search for the perfect drone. To help you with the indecision and give you some clarity, I have created comparison guides for DJI Mavic and Skydio 2 Drones. Through these guides, you can see the difference between the different models and how they compare against each other.
Buying a drone is not an insignificant decision. It’s a significant investment, and you need to make sure you get the drone that’s right for you. Here are my comparison guides to help you make the right decision when it comes to which drone you should get:
In this section, I am going to review and tell you about the best drone gear out there. In particular, especially the things I personally use and why I use them. Getting the right gear is essential for drone photography is crucial. You need to be equipped with the best equipment to get the most out of your drone.
So, at the top of the equipment list we have the most important part of a drone if you want to take photos, the memory card. One tip I would like to give to all my readers is that you have a full-size MicroSD card reader with you, it is a blessing as it is much more difficult to misplace or lose memory cards.
Mavic Mini / Mini 2
Mavic 2 Pro / Zoom
Mavic Air 2
Autel Robotics EVO II 8K Drone
Skydio 2 Autonomous Drone
Mavic Drones’ Accessories
Here is a list of my top 10 accessories that are a must for anyone who owns a DJI Mavic drone and wants to reach their full potential.
Getting Started – Mavic Guides
Starting something new is always hard. Therefore, It’s always a blessing to have a guiding hand to help you with the basics. I can say this from personal experience that had I not had help when I was starting, it would have been almost impossible for me to get a grip on drones if I hadn’t had help when I started.
I want to share the things I’ve learned over the years and help anyone who starts out. In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know when getting started with DJI Mavic Drones. It is a comprehensive introduction to the world of Mavic drones. If you want to learn the basics of DJI’s Mavic drones, you should definitely go through them.
Getting Started with DJI Mavic Drones
(BRAND NEW!) – Intro to Mavic Drones – Mavic Guides.
How Do You Check to See If It Is Safe to Fly Your Drone?
Weather Mavic Guides.
Frequently Asked Questions Drone Questions!
FAQ Mavic Guides
Editing Your Drone Images – Mavic Guides
Having the expertise to be able to edit your images is just as important as knowing how to use your drone to capture them. There are a million factors to consider when taking the perfect photo, and no matter how hard you try, you will not be able to control all of these factors. There will always be something beyond your control, and this is where editing comes in. If you know how to properly edit your images so that they do not lose their authenticity and are enhanced at the same time, you will never take a bad picture again in your life.
To help you with your editing skills, here are my Mavic Guides on how to edit your drone images:
- How to Use Luminar AI as a Plugin for Lightroom & Photoshop
- How Well Does the Composition AI Tool Work in Luminar AI?
- First Look at Easy Landscapes Collection Within Luminar AI Photo Editor
- Making Your Aerial Photos Clearer – Luminar 4 tool tutorial.
- Learn How Luminar Can Quickly Transform Your Drone Panoramas – Luminar 4 editing guide.
Storing Your Drone Photos
You can ask anyone who is into drone photography how important it is to have an organizational system for your videos and photos. The pain you have to go through when trying to find an image you captured a while ago is unbearable. In order to keep you from this pain, I have created this section where you will find the complete drone guide on how to store your images and videos correctly.
There are many ways you can store your DJI Mavic drone images. You can use the internal drone storage, you can use SD cards, you can choose a DJI CineSSD for the DJI Inspire 2, you can use a normal external hard drive, or you can jump out and get a LaCie DJI Copilot.
There is also the option to store everything in cloud-based storage. All these storage methods have their advantages and disadvantages; it all depends on what your needs are, so it may be worth combining solutions for the best results. In this section, I will try to give you a comprehensive drone guide on which method would work best for you.
- Storage Expansion and Backup: A Digital Creative’s Wish List (BRAND NEW!)
- Photo Focused and Cloud Backup Solutions for Drone Pilots and Content Creators (BRAND NEW!)
- Building My Own TrueNAS Core 11-bay+ ATX Based on ServerBuilds’ NAS Killer 4.1 Build (BRAND NEW!)
Mavic Guides – Mavic Drones
Mastering your drone piloting abilities is not an easy task. It requires you to know all the tips and tricks in the book. This is my collection of a few tips and tricks you want to know when it comes to drones.
- How to Create HDR Images With Your DJI Mavic
- Mavic Drones: How to Fix Missing Intelligent Flight Modes Issue
- How to Re-Install Firmware on DJI Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom, Enterprise Series, Mavic Air 2, or Mavic Mini
- Does the Mavic 2 Pro Have Tripod Mode (T-Mode)?
- How to Make a Drone Hyperlapse with Adobe Premiere CC 2020
- More soon! 🙂 Do you have an idea for an article, Mavic Guides or something you want to learn? Feel free to comment on this article below and I will do my best!
Commercial Mavic Guides
I think it’s important for anyone who wants to get into drone photography to know that they can make a living from it. There’s also a lot of potential in the field and there’s also a lot of opportunities. So, even if you’re doing it as a hobby or for fun, you should consider using it to make some money on the side. This might help you better understand what I’m talking about.
- FAA Part 107 sUAS Test (Start Earning Money With Your Drone)
Where to Fly a Drone In Wisconsin
Beyond Mavic Guides, there are many great places where you can fly your drone. In this section I will list all my favorite places. See if you like any of them and maybe go there to have a great drone pilot experience. I will add more places as soon as I find them. So stay tuned!
- The 5 Best Places to Fly a Drone in Portage, Wisconsin (2021)
- The 5 Best Places to Fly a Drone in Lake Wisconsin (2021)
- The 5 Best Places to Fly a Drone in Westfield, Wisconsin (2021)
- The 5 Best Places to Fly a Drone in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin (2021)
Where to Fly a Drone In United Kingdom
I am pleased to announce the first best places to fly in the UK, created in collaboration with drone pilot Kyle Jones. Visit the following post in North Wales to learn more about Kyle and see some of his fantastic photographs!
In addition to the free drone course, you can access all of these courses on CreativeLive with your Creators Pass for $129 / per year or $39 / per month. Take $150 Off CreativeLive’s Annual Creator Pass!
- How to Choose Your First Drone – Host: Dirk Dallas (FREE)
- Beginner Drone Photography – Host: Dirk Dallas
- Intermediate Drone Videography and Photography – Host: Dirk Dallas
- Fine Art Landscape and Travel Photography – Host: Peter Eastway & Tony Hewitt
- Create Stunning Drone Images with Adobe Creative Cloud – Host: Colin Smith
- In Focus: A Career Takes Flight – Host: Adam Senatori
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