Drones are popular and there is no denying to it. Many people are now preferring to invest in a drone in order to capture images and awesome cool videos. However, drone is just an equipment and practicing on how to use it properly is important. If you wish to capture some awesome cinematic shots with your drone, follow these tips.
- Control the Speed – Don’t use flick the button of your drone into sport mode and then fly around carelessly. Cinematic shots mean you need to go slow making it more appealing to the eyes of your audience. A great way to do that is to go easy on the control sticks in order to avoid jerky movements. Moreover, going slow means it goes easier on your drone’s battery.
- Look at the Environment – Before you put your bird in the air, have a look around the environment. You may be flying close to objects such as trees, water, structures etc. And if you’re the sole drone pilot, then you know you also need to judge carefully looking at the drone and the phone simultaneously.
- Move the Drone by Using the 2 Axes – if you’re inspired for a drone shot from a movie you saw, then it is possible with your drone as well. A great tip is to fly backward and then upwards showcasing the object at a steady and smooth rate.
- Use Gimbal Movements – Your drone is equipped with a camera comprising of gimbal movements in all 3 axes. Use it to your advantage with this example; flying backward and then tilting the gimbal upwards. However, make sure you undergo advanced drone training to give you the confidence you need to fly your drone.