This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book.
Inexpensive consumer drones that offer ease of flight and
high-quality photography and videography have exploded on the
market recently, creating what can only be described as drone mania
amongst a diverse range of potential users. Because camera-carrying
drones still really only exist on the edge between hobby and the
mainstream, there is still a lot of confusion about what these
small drones are capable of doing. The decision to purchase one is
just the first in a long stream of things a new owner must think
Aerial Photography and Videography Using Drones is designed to help you make the most of the opportunities these nimble, affordable, and accessible flying machines have created for aerial photography and videography. Within this definitive guide, you’ll learn about the following:
• the current state of camera drone equipment
• how to become a competent drone operator
• tips for getting the best aerial still images and videos
• stories from aerial photographers and videographers from around the world
• the current regulatory state for drone usage in the U.S.
• techniques demonstrated in several videos you can download from peachpit.com, along with pre-flight checklists and worksheets for flight training.