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December, 2015

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The Sky’s The Limit – Why You Should Take A Quadcopter to Your Next Music Festival

The Sky’s The Limit – Why You Should Take A Quadcopter to Your Next Music FestivalThe lights, the music, the crowd – it’s always such a treat to spend a few nights camping out to enjoy some of the best music the world has to offer. Music festivals are a feast for the senses, and often we find ourselves wanting to bask forever in the thumping beats of those crazy nights.

Too often, however, we look through our photos and find that they didn’t do the event any justice. Perhaps our smartphones just aren’t cut out for the job. There was too much glare in this shot, this one’s blurry, and these just don’t look quite as lively as the event felt. If you ever found yourself with these problems, then you should consider upgrading your camera to record that next big music festival in a way that does it justice. If you really want to take it up a notch, then a quadcopter might be an ideal way to do just that.

Benefits of Using a Quadcopter at Music Festivals

Video and Photo Records That Give Justice to the Event

Yes, photo and video recording are both important tasks that we must perform at music festivals, mostly because, these days, photos and videos are what people thrive on. Social media is all about pictures and clips, so it’s no question that we want to join in on the bandwagon. At music festivals, it can be hard to get a good view of the show from a standpoint that’s even just a few feet from the stage – that’s because there are always thousands of people. Our built-in tripods (also known as our arms) might not have enough reach to get a decent photo when we lift our phones. Drones go above and beyond (literally) by taking to the skies and allowing us a great way to capture stills and video snippets that do the show justice. No more making do with crumby smartphone photos – this is the future!

Find Out Where It’s At

There are those down times at music festivals that just allow people to walk around and meet a few friends before the music starts playing. But, the throngs of people at music festivals can make it hard to find the perfect place to hang. When your quadcopter is taking a break from capturing all those insane moments, you can put it to use as a way to find the best spots to chill out while you wait for the next band to come up on stage.

Take Awesome Selfies

Yes, selfies are still in and they will forever be in. What better way to brag about your last music festival experience than with an awesome selfie of you at the scene? Gone are the days when you had to deal with that outstretched arm drama plaguing the corner of your photos. Quadcopters like the  Parrot AR Drone 2.0 make it possible to take your selfie game to the next level. Wait for the crowd to get rowdy, for the lights to start flashing, and for that music festival beat to start thumping through the air for the ultimate selfie.

Quadcopters are a great and easy way to enjoy music festivals. From state-of-the-art recordings and photos, to helping you make new friends, and even documenting the event for you from brand new perspectives – quadcopters have changed the way we save memories. So the next time you find yourself prepping for a music festival, try taking your drone with you. You never know just what you might capture once you take to the skies.

Seal the Night with a Solid Slumber – 5 Tips on How to Get a Full Night’s Rest after an Awesome Music Festival

Seal the Night with a Solid Slumber – 5 Tips on How to Get a Full Night’s Rest after an Awesome Music FestivalSo, yeah, that was pretty effin’ amazing. The drinks, the place, the people, the music – there really wasn’t anything about that music festival that was subpar. You had your fair share of drinks, dancing, and discussion with a few good souls, but now the lights are gone and the party’s over. While the memories of the night resonate in your head, you’re hit with the sudden realization that, oh crap, tomorrow’s a working day.

While it’s healthy for us to engage in a few nights out and a social gathering here or there, it’s never any fun when you find yourself lurching your way through the hallways at work the next morning. There’s no need to fret though – there are lots of ways to get a superb sleep after an awesome party, and here are a few of them.

Take a Hot Shower

The wonders and advantages of taking a hot shower after a long night out frolicking with friends are too many too mention, but we’ll try anyway. Have you ever woken up the next morning, fresh from a night of partying, only to find your body aching and throbbing in numerous areas? Maybe you got a little too intense last night; who can blame you? The ultimate solution to this common post-party problem is taking a hot shower. Hot showers are known to relieve any pain or discomfort, even when you don’t feel it yet, so, you can expect to feel much better in the morning. What’s more, a hot shower can give you a refreshing, clean, and relaxed feeling, putting you at an optimal disposition for rest.

Reduce Noise

One of the indications of a good night’s sleep is a continuous slumber. How can you say that you had a pleasant rest if you found yourself constantly waking up throughout the night? Noise can cause you to wake up intermittently while you sleep, so it would be best to reduce or eliminate any sounds that could potentially break your peace. Close doors, windows, and turn off any sources of music or sounds. You might also opt to wear earplugs for the ultimate silence, perfect for an uninterrupted slumber.

Turn the Lights Down Low

Just like noise, visual stimulation can keep you from getting a continuous sleep at night. Flashing lights, bright lamps, and little LEDs on electronic devices can seem harmless, however once they start bringing that unwanted brightness into your room and under your eyelids, you might find sleeping to become more of a challenge than a relaxing ending to an epic night. Before you sleep, make sure that you eliminate all potential sources of light. If in case there are certain lights that can’t be turned off, like street lamps that filter through the blinds, you might want to wear a sleeping mask.

Stretch It Out

At the end of a long, fun-filled night, you might find yourself feeling discomfort or dull pain in certain areas of your body. It could be your back, shoulders, and even your feet and legs. This is because we don’t notice how we might be overworking our bodies while we dance or enjoy ourselves during those wild parties. As an easy remedy, try stretching before you snuggle up in your sheets. Target the areas of your body that ache the most and stretch until the discomfort is reduced. This way, you won’t have to lie in bed all night, bothered by a constant pain. If you have recurring back pain, you may also want to think about investing in a specialised mattress that can give the right support for your back.

Set Your Phone Aside

I know, it really was an awesome music festival, and you and your lads had the time of your lives. They’re still probably tweeting about it right now! While you might think it’s important to keep yourself updated about their thoughts and opinions about the party, it might be in your best interest to set your phone aside and fight the impulse to refresh that feed. Set your phone on silent, or better yet, place it in the next room. This way, you won’t have to give in to the distractions it provides, thus focusing your attention on acquiring better rest.

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