DJI has made remote filming and production more affordable with the Osmo Pocket 2 and Mini 2. The worlds smallest stabilized production kit offers remote workers smooth 4k footage on the ground and in the air.
The recent launch of the DJI Mini 2 has excited many creators and pilots alike. DJI took the production game to a new level offering creators 4k 60fps footage stabilized on a handheld gimbal with the Osmo Pocket 2. When creators pair the two products together, the amount of creative opportunity skyrockets! Frankly, the original Osmo was my favorite tool as a new creator. The original osmo was limited though because of its size and video quality. The new Osmo Pocket offers 4x the video power in 1/4 the size of the original.
As you creators know, it's common to be faced with simple problems that, often times...can have difficult solutions. When many of us are at home working remotely, solutions can be harder to find. For example, creators are expected to produce smooth flawless video in perfect light, all from home.
DJI says problem solved, and worry no more! As they are now offering two powerful stabilized cameras that shoot 4k video. The Osmo Pocket 2 makes capturing streamlined and savvy footage easy and convenient. Gimbals have always made our videos look better. In-camera stabilization is often much more limited than a standard camera attached to a gimbal. When using the OP2 on the ground and the Mini 2 in the sky, we can solve numerous problems that offer incredible creative flexibility. It has never been this cheap or easy to film smooth video on the back of the boat, in the mountains or wherever you love to create.
When you pair the Osmo Pocket 2 with the Mini 2, you have 2 stabilized and powerful cameras. Capture your establishing shots and wide aerials with your Mini 2 drone. Then pull out the Pocket 2 to capture the filler shots or close ups of the subject, capture slides with ease or even film a talking head while you're on the move.
When you have two gimbaled cameras, you solve many problems and vastly increase creativity, as well. One challenge remote producers face is the ability to match color from one camera to another. Producers often use more than one camera whenever they're shooting a particular scene.
When using two cameras, matching color between those cameras can sometimes cause nightmares in the editing process. If we were shooting a scene with our Osmo Pocket 2, you could even pull out the Mini 2 to act as your second camera. Place the mini 2 on the table, turn on the remote and start filming. Using the two together is complimentary as color matching will be much easier if not downright simple. When your budget limits you to two cameras, consider buying this mini production kit instead of two traditional cameras. Traditional interview cameras typically never leave the ground.
How small is the smallest stabilized Production Kit you ask? Well you could easily fit 2 OP2's in one jean pocket, and a Mini 2 in each back pocket of your regular jeans. When wearing outdoor gear or large jackets, you could carry enough OP2's for an entire olympic production crew.
When it comes to the Mini 2, there are a plethora of features packed into this pocket sized aircraft. The Mini 2 offers an ultra-light weight, placing the aircraft into an all new category of drones. We wouldn't call the Mini 2 just a micro drone. A micro drone implies a sub par toy drone that is operated off of wifi. The Mini 2 is in a class of its own. Call it the Ultra light drone. Why? The Mini 2 offers as many features as the original Mavic Pro, but packed in a 249 gram size.
Your remote work production kit also fits in one pocket or maybe two. Making on-the-go production seamless and easy while also offering maximum flexibility for creativity.
As many creatives understand, production of your story is just one step. Creators understand the hard work involved with creating but also distributing their story. As we create youtube videos or instagram videos, we often create other forms of media to help propel traffic and attention to our story. Journalists will love the Osmo Pocket 2 not only for its ability to take video, but also for the 64mp photos it can take. When you need a great cover photo for the article to promote your video, the Osmo Pocket has you covered.
Social media and most web traffic is consumed on mobile devices. With this being the case, it is easy to understand why the smaller sensor of the Osmo Pocket is still extremely viable for creators. Telling stories has become easier and more scalable than ever. With these two devices, creators can start with a beautiful aerial image then fly around and capture their establishing shots for video. Then, they can land and use the drone as a second camera for an interview. While some creators might scoff at this notion, telling stories consistently, over time, becomes much easier. If creating and producing is easier, we can create more often. Creators can tackle creating consistent content when its easier to produce and distribute.
No matter who the creator is in your family, they will love these tools. We even believe that the Mini 2 is the best drone for the family and explain why here. The Osmo Pocket 2 is not just a stabilized camera, think of it as:
The Osmo Pocket 2 allows creators to capture great talking heads that are smooth. Then they can capture b-roll as slides, smooth pans, smooth tilts, a crane shot and close up product shots. Most cameras are limited in how much they can move or be moved. Remove that notion from your understanding of Cameras, and you'll begin to understand the value and inexplicable amount of creative shots that can be captured with the Osmo Pocket 2.
Many creators in our family...can also be the rebel. While we want to empower and motivate their creative spirit, we also don't want to feed the rebellious beast! If you're thinking about gifting a drone to a creator, the Mini 2 offers benefits undiscovered to many.
It is difficult to illustrate just how valuable these two tools are in tandem. When discussing price points of these two tools, the Osmo Pocket 2 runs for just $349, while the creator combo runs for $499. Get one here.
When combining these two filming powerhouses, you're talking about $1,098 for a stabilized 4k ground camera and a stabilized 4k aerial camera. That, friends, is going to be tough to beat.
Would you like to win your own Mini 2 ? Of course! Who wouldn't. Even if you don't fly you can give it as a gift or take it for a spin yourself. But be warned, you'll likely catch the bug like so many other drone pilots. Enter to win by signing up here:
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