How Drones Help Create Breathtaking Cinematography

In our previous posts, we dealt with drone photography in real estate marketing. Aside from producing photos that highlight the best angles of the properties you are marketing, you can also take great videos of them for added appeal.

Now we look at drone cinematography. Long before drones, aerial cinematography was already so much a part of filmmaking. Filmmakers used helicopters or large cranes. Nowadays, filmmakers use drones as well. Drone technology has completely revolutionized  aerial cinematography, according to this article. With the dawn of more advanced and more economical drones, filmmakers have had more access to aerial cinematography than ever before. In fact, big budget films utilize drones because of the enormous maneuverability and efficiency drones have in capturing aerial photography. Drones are also able to capture shots that other aerial cinematography tools cannot. Continue reading.

Breaking through the clouds and zooming in to landscapes, gliding over a lake, chasing fast cars, narrowing down focus to one subject … a straight-down view of the Earth below like never before, with nothing but a flying device and a camera perched on top. That’s what drones offer to the world of filmmaking. – Read more here

During the time when drones were not yet a trend, videographers would need to assign multiple people to different areas of the venue just so multiple angles can also be taken. But with the convenience of drones, even a single person can take the same, or more, number of angles just by flying the gadget from one area to another. It can also capture crystal clear videos that normally, are beyond any person’s reach. – Read in full.

You might ask which drones are best for cinematography? This article gives you a list of the top drones that have been reviewed for this purpose. Each comes with 4k cameras, GPS, and autopilot. They are also cheap and have safety measures. Among these drones for cinematography are:

  • · DJI Mavic Air / Air 2
  • · DJI Mavic 2 Pro & Zoom (New)
  • · DJI Inspire 2
  • · DJI Phantom 4 Pro
  • · Yuneec Typhoon H
  • · Yuneec Breeze

Watch the video below for an example of stunning drone cinematography.


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