3 Things To Do Before Taking Drone Photography

Flying Drones

Drones are a fantastic invention that can be used for a wide range of things. One of the most common uses of drones are for photography. You can capture photos that you never thought possible, elevating your photography to the next level.

There are a number of things you should be aware of before taking your drone out to capture that must-have shot, so read on to find out what you need to consider.

Know what you’re doing

Sounds simple, but safety first, and in order to be safe, you need to know what you’re doing. Read up on how to operate your drone before taking it out, otherwise you run the risk of having an accident. Read your instructions and find online tips and videos to help give you the lowdown. All drones are different, and some will be easier to operate than others. Find videos specific for your type of drone to help you learn quickly and safely. Drones aren’t easy to fly, so you’ll need some practice first.

Get insurance

Whilst it’s not required that you have insurance, it’s good to consider. You should look into getting personal property and liability insurance, so that if something happens and you hit someone, you’re covered and you can get our drone repaired. Sometime’s it’s not worth the risk to skip something like this, and even the most experienced drone operators can still have accidents.

Check the law

Before you begin, make sure you’ve checked the local law. For example, if you’re flying a drone for commercial reasons, such as for real estate photography, you’ll need an RPaO certificate, but if you’re flying for personal use, you won’t need one. There can also be trespassing laws as well, and there will be areas that are banned, such as national parks. When you decide where you want to take your drone, make sure to thoroughly check first if it’s allowed. And remember, a lot of people think drones are an invasion of privacy, so even if you’re not doing anything wrong from your perspective, others might have different ideas, so be mindful of people's perceptions.


Posted By JKakkar on 24th March 2017

Updated : 24th March 2017 | Words : 354 | Views : 2177

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