An indispensable guide to utilizing drone photography for capturing natural landscapes and events, recording residential details and for a variety of commercial applications
Once available only by helicopter, stunning bird's-eye view pictures are now easy and affordable thanks to drones. Mastering Drone Photography and Videography shows you how to dive into this emerging new market for these jaw-dropping shots. Whether for capturing images as a hobbyist or starting a drone photography business, this guide provides everything you need to shoot beautiful pictures and build a lucrative business. Perfect for beginners and experienced drone pilots alike, this book covers the latest technology, newest drones on the market, safest flying methods and the best cameras and video equipment available. Packed with tips, tricks, and suggestions for shooting weddings, real estate listings, and building inspections, this book guarantees you will get the perfect shot. Mastering Drone Photography and Videography also walks you through the FAA regulations required to safely and legally operate drones and incorporate them into a business.
Parker Gyokeres was an award-winning U.S. Air Force Photojournalist and Chief of Public Affairs who recently retired from 22 years of distinguished service to dedicate his life to changing the way we see our world. As a freelance author, UAV subject matter expert and photographer, Gyokeres is represented by Legion Photo and serves as a member of the board of directors for the Professional Society of Drone Journalists. He also advises national clients on the design, operation and deployment of advanced aerial systems for use by photographers, surveyors, cinematographers and military contractors. His work can be found on propheadsphoto.com.