Techniques of Flying A Drone.

Basics of using the quadcopters, that’s right we’re taking our analysis to the next level with drones. Drones have been in the video scene for a couple years now giving you breathtaking scenery shots for almost the price of a DSLR camera. DJI has been the leading drone manufacturers and today we’ll show you the ins and outs of preparing for your first flight, buckle up, we’re prepared for takeoff. First thing, first make sure you’re ready to fly and bring extras batteries because most major consumer drones can fly for about
20 minutes on a single charge. It’s good to have at least two batteries with you before a shoot day. Always test the batteries and controller so you don’t look like a new check your propellers make sure your drone is powered off and check that all your props are nice and snug. You don’t want to find out what happens when your propeller falls off. Last but not least make sure you have a micro SD card installed if you want to record. The best way to get the drones eye view is from the footage on the camera. Now we’ll show you some basic drone shots that will help you tell your story. A flyby shots, have your drone fly by a subject whether it’s a person, a river or a building etc. It’s good for story transitions quick cuts or just fun b-roll footage. a reveal shot, this shot is a great way to open a video. have the drone start off low with the camera facing lower then as you fly forward to tilt the camera up to reveal the shot. The hype and shot, this is great to show landscapes and surroundings. When shooting a high pan it’s good to film a
number of options shooting left to right and right to left this will give you lots of options to choose from for your video. the exploring shot, this is great to shoot after you get the rest of your intended shots just get the drone up in the air and explore your surroundings using your remaining battery. Sometimes those unexpected shots are the best and lastly fly through your shot no matter which type of shot you’re getting.
make sure to film a little bit longer than the shot requires this will give you more options when editing. so you’re not stuck with a great shot that’s just a little too short ,so there you go you’re no longer a drone newbie. I guess before you and your drone fly off hit like and leave a comment because next time we’ll teach you some neat tips and tricks for your drone you don’t want to miss it.