5 Essential Drone Cinematography Tips and Tricks

The portability, image quality, and cost of drones have only gotten better since they first hit the market back in 2006. Today’s drones can shoot 4K, fit into shoulder bags, and even carry gimbals equipped with red cameras and cinema lenses. It’s not a question of whether or not you should include a drone in your filmmaking kit, but how you should utilize it in your production. Here are 5 drone cinematography tips to get you started.

Note: If you’re in the United States and interested in flying outdoors, you are legally required to register your drone with the FAA if it meets certain requirements.
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dji go app

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nats drone app

altitude angel

hover app

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