How to Take Video and Images with the DJI Mini 2

How to Take Video and Images with the DJI Mini 2

Sometimes getting a new drone can be overwhelming when it comes with loads of new features. The Mini 2 comes with lots of creative features but is super simple to use. In this Heliguy™ tutorial you’ll learn how to the videos and images using simple techniques. We’ll go through Video Settings, QuickShot modes and the... Read More

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Sometimes getting a new drone can be overwhelming when it comes with loads of new features. The Mini 2 comes with lots of creative features but is super simple to use.

In this Heliguy™ tutorial you'll learn how to the videos and images using simple techniques. We'll go through Video Settings, QuickShot modes and the basic Remote Control buttons.

Whether you're a beginner or professional drone pilot, this tutorial will give you all the essential information you need to master your drone content.




  1. Choose Video Settings

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g.  What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2:  31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    In the Video Settings you'll be able to change the frame rate (FPS) and the quality of the video (1080p, 2.7K and 4K).

  2. Scroll to QuickShot

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    The Mini 2 comes with a variety of QuickShot modes from Dronie to Boomerang.


    what is mini 2 quickshots

    Dronie, Rocket, Circle, Helix and Boomerang all provide a creative edge to your drone content. Check them all out and see which best suit you and your style of content.


  3. Scroll to Pano

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    Pano gives you access to the panorama mode which creates a stunning wide angle panorama of any environment.


  4. Set Camera Parameters

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    The DJI Mini allows you to change the camera parameters giving you increased control over the camera.


  5. Use Remote Controller Scroll Wheel

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    The Remote Control Scroll Wheel gives you the ability to control the gimbal. You can tilt the gimbal up and down by using the Remote Control Scroll Wheel.

  6. Hit Shutter Record Button on Remote Controller

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    Click the Shutter Record Button whilst in video mode to start and stop video recording. When in photo mode click the Shutter Record Button to take pictures.

  7. Press Photo/Video Toggle

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    To switch quickly between the video and image modes you can press the video/toggle button on the top right corner of the Remote Controller.

  8. Use Zoom Scroll on Flight Interface

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    To zoom in and out use the scroll wheel located on the right hand side of the Flight Interface.


  9. Press the Playback Button

    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.
    What is the Mini 2? The DJI Mini 2 is a new mini drone from DJI that weighs under 250g. What's New with DJI Mini 2? A number of new features are offered on the Mini 2: 31 minute flight time thanks to upgraded motors Improved range - now up to 10km with OcuSync 2.0 Higher wind resistance to fly in even more conditions. 4K 30fps video @ 100mbps for ultra-high quality video. 4x Zoom - 2x lossless and 2x lossy for more creative filming. How much does the DJI Mini 2 Drone cost? The DJI Mini 2 Drone costs just £419 when it launches.

    Pressing the Playback Button will open up all your recently captures photos and videos. They are all available for you to preview and share with friends and family.




Now you've learnt the basics when it comes to using the photo and video modes of the Mini 2, go out and start creating!

Ensure you keep your eyes on your DJI Mini 2 at all times whilst you're taking photos or video.

If you require any assistance during your DJI Mini 2 journey be sure to give us a call or email us.

We have a dedicated and expert drone support team that can help assist, guide and support you with any drone related queries.


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