How To Make A Film Using Your Drone

There is no doubting the reality that drones are an excellent device for a filmmaker to have in their armory. You can create drone video with high standard cameras, enhanced flight times and incredible smart flight modes, there has never been a more desirable chance to become an aerial filmmaker.

That being said, shooting a high-quality aerial film is not as simple as hitting the record button, sending up your drone and flying around for a couple of minutes. A whole lot of practice, time, and planning must put together a gorgeous, professional standard film.

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Best Camera Drones For 2019

When you think about a drone, you probably think of a quadcopter or multi-copter with four or more propellers giving a vertical lift from every corner and an onboard processor which retains the machine widely level.

These can run with remarkable speed by merely inclining a little off the horizontal, so a little proportion of the prop’s power is bound for sideways.  An entire community of racers who push on this to its limit has built up, but many people can find more use from a ‘copter’ with a built-in camera, and the marketplace has coalesced around the camera drone. Read Full Post…

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The Best Drone Accessories That Make Great Gifts

If you own a drone, you certainly need some accessories that can help you enjoy the extensive experience of your beautiful gadget. Drones are perfect for photography, but they can unexpectedly crash and spoil your day. When a drone crashes, its propellers, for instance, are damaged.

Therefore, as Christmas holiday approaches, you can consider buying your loved one drone accessories as gifts. However, you should ensure that you purchase these types of Christmas gifts to someone who is a drone enthusiast. You can also obtain such gifts for someone who intends to get a drone this festive season.

There are various drone accessories that you can consider to buy for your dearest person. As such, this guide gives you a hint of some of the best drone accessories you can buy as Christmas gifts. These spares can help to keep your drone functioning well while at the same time protecting it against damage. Read Full Post…

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How To Get Your Amateur Aerial Videos Noticed And Turn Pro

Using drones for aerial videos is still something of a hobby in the eye of many spectators. They see people out with their drones and cameras having fun. While they can appreciate the skill involved in the flight, some see this is little more than just a pastime. The boys and their toys mentality.

This attitude is pretty unfair given the impact of drone photos and aerial video footage. We can’t watch an advert, movie or wildlife documentary without sweeping aerial shots taken from drones. Amateur video creators in the park are simply building their skills to reach these heights. There is money out there for the best footage if drone users know how to get it.

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Earn Money With Your Aerial Videos

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One of the Best Drone Videos You will Ever See

Right from the beginning of this videography, it is evident that it was undoubtedly captured with the best camera drone due to the sharpness and clarity of the focal points.

Some of the camera drones used in this video include:

The video begins with a shot of a beautiful skyline of a water body in the foreground with part of the mainland protruding into the water body.

This clip must have been captured during sunset (golden hour) due to the golden and yellow colors of the horizon as well as the gradual lighting effect from the foreground towards the background of the video clip. Read Full Post…

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The History Of Aerial Photography From 1800’s To Today

Aerial photography continue to amaze and inspire people. They provide that bird’s eye view of a familiar landscape that we rarely see with our own eyes. They give a sense of perspective and scale to landscapes, which is vital for many situations.

On the lesser end of the scale, there is the consumer keen to gaze at the vast horizon of their large city. On the other, there are news stations/outlets that will pay high prices for stunning aerial shots of war zones, natural disasters and more.

Aerial photography is a sub-genre that has developed greatly since the end of the 19th century. It hasn’t always been about HD cameras in planes and drones.

The progression of aerial photography stretches back further than many of us would expect. Read Full Post…

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A Buyers Guide to the Best Camera Drones in 2017

A camera drone is described as an aerial flying platform (including both fixed wing and multi-rotor design). It is also radio controlled and equipped to carry a high-definition (HD) camera capable of shooting high-quality photos and videos without any vibrations.

There are numerous camera drones in the market which make it harder for drone enthusiasts (regardless of experience level) to make a choice. This camera drone buyer guide is meant to help different drone enthusiasts make easier and more informed purchase decisions.

The guide focuses on three main categories of camera drones; beginner drones, prosumer drones, and professional drones. Read Full Post…

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The Best Drone Videos Of US Architecture And Cityscapes

With so many people buying well-made drone and quadcopter with camera capabilities, there are more and more drone videos out there. Everyone with a device, a camera, and a good controller sees themselves as the next pilot to make a viral video.

One of the best places to start is with aerial footage of a local area or cityscape. There are many different drone tours of American cities and footage of landmarks. The following drone videos are some of the most appealing. Read Full Post…

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Applications and Techniques For Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography Types

There are two basic forms of aerial photography with each having its unique uses and applications:

  1. Oblique
  2. Vertical

Even though technology has gone to a new level, digital world, black and white images still have their space. They are preferred in imaging because they make it possible to contrast and pick out certain features in photography when white, black and gray are involved.

Another reason for their use in the digital imaging world is because they are inexpensive.

Oblique Aerial Photography

In this category of aerial photography, one takes images at an angle which in most cases is 45 degrees. However, one can take these images at any other angle, and this is possible to do manually, provided there is the best view of the landscape.

It is possible to capture a wider and deeper context of a feature plus the surrounding area when using oblique, and for this is the primary reason for its use in archaeology.

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An Overview of The Types of Aerial Photography

Aerial photography refers to the taking of photographs from an elevated position. Usually, the photographs are taken from some air- borne craft or equipment such as rockets, airplanes, hot- air balloons and drones.

For a photograph to qualify as an aerial photograph, it must be taken using equipment that its base is not on the ground. There are many categories of aerial photography, usually categorised according to the angle of taking a photograph.

Aerial photographs are also categorised according to the proximity and width of the area covered in the photograph about the subject of the photography. Read Full Post…

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Aerial Photography: An Ecological Management Tool

Aerial PhotographyIn recent years, aerial photography has been dynamically evolving a tool for ecological management. Historically, the process of management and ecological monitoring involved aerial photographs interpretation which was time-consuming, subjective and required trained personnel.

Due to this, new approaches were used in collecting this ecological information. There are several challenges and benefits of using aerial photography for ecological management as it will be discussed shortly.  Read Full Post…

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Use of Drones in Aerial Photography

With the advent of emerging drone technology, drones are no longer a reserve for the military use only but its applications have also spread far and wide. One such application that has grown immensely over time is the use of drones in aerial photography.

In recent years, camera technology and drone technology have both become inseparable in fact the emergence of smartphones has made this convergence advance at a remarkable rate. Read Full Post…

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Mount Hood: Oregon’s Highest Aerial Viewpoint

With the advent of new technology, drone photography has made viewing of the earth from different extremely spectacular angles possible. Aerial photograph of Mount Hood’s summit shown is breathe-taking and simply beautiful.

The snow covered peak is so attractive and makes this photograph stand out with a lot of beauty. The photographer has captured the mountain’s peak as the main focus of this photograph with a lot of clarity and to detail.

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Aerial Photography: Abalone Point, Laguna Beach

Most photographs taken in aerial photography is a work of art taken from a different perspective, it requires the same set of skills as those needed in ground photography.

But what sets this type of photography apart is the perspective from which an object is viewed from. This photograph of Abalone point located in an exclusive area of the Irvine cove community in Laguna Beach, California is such a site to behold.

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