Drones, sometimes known as quadcopters, have become very popular in recent years as people start to embrace the new technology and realise that as well as being a lot of fun, they’re also very useful for a lot of different aspects of life, one of which being photography, drones let us reach heights that we couldn’t otherwise and many have remotes to control cameras and get a unique vantage point over your competitors.
As well as taking stills, drones can be great for video and provide some really impressive shots for making films both amateur and professional, and the footage and photos which come from these cameras have really begun to impress people as being pro standard.
Sources such as ProPhotoUAV can be a great place to get your grounding in the world of drone photography and begin go learn about which models are best. A quick youtube search for drone footage shows some of the amazing features on offer, and there is a video on ProPhotoUAV with some incredible views provided by shooting footage from a drone.
You can use your drone to take photos of buildings from a high vantage point, take footage of your friends from above, get amazing views of local sports matches and much more, just be careful that you have permission where you are shooting.
The world of photography is changing without a doubt and using drones to take photos is one of the many ways in which it is becoming more exciting and accessible.