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How Drones Have Revolutionized the World of Photography

Meghna Tongiya Oct 05, 2020
'Selfie stick of the skies' - drones have lent new parameters to the art of photography. Today, drones are not just restricted to military use, but have a lot more civilian applications as well. Drones have changed aerial photography beyond recognition. Photographers, drones are certainly the new cool!
According to estimates by the Federal Aviation Administration, there could be around 30,000 drones hovering overhead in the U.S. by 2020.
Wedding Photography
Drone photography is the latest trend in weddings, and photographers are using them for wedding shoots. These shots are incredible and cannot be compared with any other type of photography. You can capture really cool candid shots than the typical wedding shoots.
Sports Photography
Drones are now used for capturing high angle shots during the match. They are used to provide fantastic views of the playing arena and the areas nearby. Drones are also used widely to capture birds-eye shots of many events.
Natural Disaster Photography
Helicopters and planes prove less effective while capturing photographs of a natural disaster. Although, drones are also not 100% accurate, they have provided clearer and more detailed images of the calamity than any other UAV, and have also helped in rescue operations.
Drones have revolutionized the way wildlife is being photographed. Habitats of the animals and their whereabouts can be effectively found through drones. Especially, tree-top animals can be captured beautifully without harming the animals or the trees.
Wildlife Photography
Real Estate Photography
Photography with drones has commercial applications or rather urban commercial applications as well. Real estate agents are now preferring the use of drones to capture every nook and corner of the property that they want to deal with.
Even agriculture is employing drone photography. Aerial views of the fields have helped farmers survey and attend to their crops timely.
Agricultural Photography
Holidays Made Special
Widely used in the tourism sector, drones have helped people choose their holiday destinations and also capture memories of their holidays aerially.
Selfie Drone
Oh Yes! Selfie Drones! These selfie sticks of the skies can help you take some really cool selfies.