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Holiday Gift Guide: DJI Spark Drone

Posted December 05, 2017
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The Holiday Season is upon us. It's time to start thinking about (and buying) some gifts for the people in your life. Whether you are looking for a gift for a friend, family members, or yourself, we have some great ideas for you here at VJ. One such gift is the DJI Spark Drone.

Drones are a hot craze these days. They are not just a novelty though, as more and more video producers are using them in interesting ways for commercial endeavors. Be it in local news, real estate, music videos, narrative film and more, producers love the results they get from their drones. 

If you are a VJ, carrying around a big drone to every shoot can be a bit of an ordeal -- even taking it to just a few shoots can be tough. The DJI Spark is the drone that was made for VJs as it is small and still gives great results. The Spark is about the size of an iPhone+ and has just as good features as you'd expect from a DJI drone like a 12MP lens and a 2 axis gimbal. The drone can fly up to 16 minutes per charge and up to 50mph. Having a small drone is great to have if you are in a tight area but still want an aerial shot. It is important to remember that if you are getting a drone this Holiday Season to read up on FAA (or your local) regulations on drones and what you need to do to fly one, and what you can and cannot do with them.

Here is video producer and taste-maker Casey Neistat's preview and review of the DJI Spark:

The Spark is available from DJI for $499.

Check out the rest of our Holiday Gift Guide here