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The DJI Drone Ban: What To Know & How to Help Stop It

As all drone videographers know, DJI drones are the industry standard. However, DJI is headquartered in China, and US lawmakers have recently begun efforts to ban DJI drones from entering the US [...]

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What Is Raw Footage and Do You Need It? McVeigh Media Explains

Your final video project should look polished and professional, just like your brand. But before you can get into the editing process, you’ll first need to capture your raw video files. Explore the benefits [...]

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a sign depicting a no drone zone in Rhode Island

How to Unlock A DJI Drone for Restricted Areas

DJI’s GEO system automatically disables takeoff if it detects that it has entered a restricted zone. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re out of luck if you want to fly there. It’s possible for licensed [...]

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A RI Videographer hard at work editing short form video content

8 Tips To Maximize Short Form Video Content

Short form content is popular because it’s low-commitment. You’re only asking viewers to give you a minute or two of their attention, which can easily fit into a busy day. As a result, short form videos [...]

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Filming and Editing for Different Aspect Ratios

Video marketing and a social media presence are crucial for any brand. However, every social media platform displays videos differently, so you can’t always film your content in a one-size-fits-all manner. Luckily [...]

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iPhone 15 | Breaking Filmmaking Boundaries

Sometimes, the best camera is the one you have with you. With the advent of smartphones like the iPhone 15, equipped with advanced camera technology, it's clearer than ever that sometimes the best camera [...]

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7 Digital Marketing Trends for Video in 2024

The marketing world moves fast, but some things are here to stay: Including video marketing in digital marketing. Over 90% of businesses use videos to promote their brands. So, if you haven’t added [...]

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A Rhode Island corporate event hosted at Kirkbrae Country Club

5 Reasons Why You Need A Corporate Event Videographer

Several key elements go into hosting a successful corporate event — like a stunning venue and engaging entertainment. But there’s one you may not have on your list yet: A corporate event videographer[...]

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Man standing in front of a green screen on camera

What To Wear On Camera - 10 Tips To Look Your Best

Making your camera debut can be equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. You’re about to represent your company on camera as its face and voice, and you want to make a good first impression for your viewers [...]

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construction worker flying drone on construction site

Drones In Construction: Impact, Benefits, & More

With their ability to record HD aerial footage in real time, drones can be a powerful asset on a construction site. Drones don’t need to be directly involved in the building process to provide benefits [...]

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The complete DJI Inspire 3 drone review

DJI Inspire 3 Drone Review | The Complete Guide

Drones come in all different shapes and sizes, from palm-sized drones you can fly around your living room to multi-ton models used by the military. But if you’re seeking the best drone for professional [...]

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Why use Youtube marketing

YouTube Marketing In 2023 | Why You Need It In Your Content Strategy

Youtube is the second-most visited social media website in the world. If you’re wondering how many people use Youtube, exactly, the site draws in around 14.3 billion hits every month. That’s more than Amazon, [...]

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Video storytelling work being done with woman behind camera

Video Storytelling | 6 Steps To Help Your Content Stand Out

Stories captivate the listener and empower the teller, letting us build new relationships and forge new connections. They help us share our unique perspectives and experiences. Human beings thrive off stories [...]

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Video interview of business owner in Rhode Island in order to make create a marketing video

How To Build Your 2023 Video Marketing Strategy

If you want to build your company’s online presence, it’s not enough to simply post your content online and forget about it. Without a video marketing strategy, your content can get lost in the noise of the [...]

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Drone footage over Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island

Best Places To Fly A Drone In Rhode Island

Rhode Island might be a small state, but it’s bursting with scenic beauty at every turn. You can visit sprawling beaches and lush forests, as well as quaint small towns and bustling cities — all within a short [...]

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The Mavic 3 cine drone used by McVeigh Media at the University Of Rhode Island

DJI'S Mavic 3 Cine Drone Review By McVeigh Media

If you want professional drone footage, you need the best equipment. And DJI’s Mavic 3 drone is in a class all its own. We reach for this workhorse drone with almost all of our drone projects. If you’re wondering [...]

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Rhode Island Drone operator Sean McVeigh flying a drone for photography and video drone work at the University of Rhode Island

How to Choose a Drone Operator for Your Next Video Project

Drone footage can take your video projects to the next level with swooping overhead shots or breathtaking perspectives. But drones don’t fly themselves. The drone operator you choose could ei [...]

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Remote Video Production

Remote Video Production Services In Rhode Island

We are still at it, creating video content, and if you can use our help...we are up and running. Our video, drone, and animation services have adapted to a fully-remote workflow that is easy! [...]

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Live Stream production for bands

Live Stream And Video On Demand Services For Your Business

Live streaming and video on demand is a great way to stay in touch, entertain your loyal fanbase, and get new clients. Getting started can be a little daunting and that is where we come [...]

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Drone Review

Drone Review | DJI’s Zenmuse X7 Super 35 Camera

When my friend Mark Foley, Technology Editor at, asked me to help him review DJI’s Zenmuse X7 Super 35 camera, and the Inspire 2 drone, I jumped at the chance. What better way to [...]

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Capturing drone footage for the RI Governor’s re election campaign

Capturing drone footage for the RI Governor’s re election campaign

Our work shows up in some pretty interesting places. For instance, a couple of weeks ago we were asked to obtain drone footage of some of the new construction and business development taking place around [...]

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Drones are used in construction projects

Drone Mapping in Rhode Island | Construction & Land Surveys

Drone technology allows for safe mapping of terrains and property, producing high-quality surveying results that equal or surpass traditional methods, and is a cost-efficient way to complete more [...]

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Drone Inspire

What To Ask Your Drone Operator? Sean McVeigh Weighs In

Here are some tips for how to vet freelance or contract drone operators for the best experience for your broadcast media organization: 1. Confirm Proper Certification This is an important first step in [...]

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Deepwater wind turbines

Soaring above Rhode Island with Deepwater Wind

Just a day like any other for Sean McVeigh Media and RI Drone Services – completely new, different and exciting. We were lucky enough to spend some time with the folks from [...]

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