Dronography – Aerial Drone Photography
Dronography by: Australian Simon Jardine – Check out his Flickr stream full of great drone photography.
When many hear about aerial drones, they think about either spying, warfare, or something they’d buy for their kids as a gift. However, many companies are now using them for environment research, photography, among other tasks and occasions. It’s also cost effective for many businesses, meaning that they’ll save money in the long term. Especially, if their company relies on aerial photography to pay the bills. In some cases, it also makes a photographer’s job easier.
Dronography or Droneography, has been used for multiple events and tasks for the past few years. Sports networks started using them to get better shots of what was going on during their event coverage while keeping the camera out of sight during live TV. After that, companies, TV networks, and independent photographers started buying up whatever drone they could afford. While it made their jobs easier, others were able to use them for more practical reasons.
Universities and scientists began using drones to conduct environmental research that was previously considered either difficult on impossible due to the climate and/or wildlife in the area. This way, they could get close to their subject without putting anyone in harm’s way. Real estate photography is another area that benefited from the use of aerial drones. Agents could not only take overhead shots of the property being sold with ease, but also provided potential buyers a visual of areas that are inaccessible.
Another form a business that can benefit from using aerial drone photography is advertising. If someone wanted to create an ad for their city, business, arena, or apartment complex, they can send a drone to a particular spot in the sky and have a few overhead shots to show where they are in the area or as a beauty shot for a flyer. the possibilities are endless with this kind of drone technology.
Unquestionably, we will be seeing more Dronography in the future!
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