For couples looking for truly amazing wedding photos, drone photography may be the best answer. Initially used for real estate photography, many wedding pros are now using drones to capture amazingly beautiful aerial shots.
The next time you go to a wedding, make sure that your hair is done and your makeup is on point. You never know if a drone is lurking above in the sky about to zoom in and take your photo. No, we don’t those heavily armed aircraft that the military uses. Couples having large outdoor weddings have been finding that small aerial vehicles, or drones, can be amazingly useful to record and photograph weddings. That said, with a drone you can add a completely new style to your productions. Using drones for a wedding is a new kind of creative wedding photography. Below are several ideas,On how you can use drone photography for your weddings.
In the first place it’s important to consider when purchasing a drone for wedding shooting, is to buy one which holds the camera, battery and the gimbal system steadily in one place. It takes time, experience and knowledge to start capturing amazingly beautiful aerial view shots. It’s a good idea to use lightweight cameras for drone photography. Lightweight cameras can be easily attached to a quadcopter. Some quadcopters, such as the Phantom 3 Pro and similar drones can shoot amazingly beautiful 4K videos and take images in the RAW format, which can easily be edited later in image editing software, such as Photoshop and the like.
Also, keep in mind that policies are always changing. In some cities and parks drones are banned and the government does not permit flying over these particular terrains. That’s why you should always make sure drones are allowed in your venue’s area. Drones can also be disruptive. Drones are not particularly quiet. They have engines and propellers, and thus they make a lot of noise. The last thing you’d want is a quadcopter whirring away during the beautiful moment when you and your beloved are exchanging vows. Actually, it’s a good idea to set down your drone during the ceremony to avoid interruptions. You can even suggest letting your guests know that all drones will be grounded during these important bits.
If you want to add a Hollywood effect to a Wedding movie, using a drone is the way to go. However, be prepared for the weather. You might not get the shots exactly as you want them or when you want them. Drones can’t fly in heavy winds and in the rain or snow. However, more often than not, there will be a break in the weather and youcan get some really excellent shots. Enjoy the drone – you can have the guests pose or have them choose to ignore it, whatever works for you. People usually tend to find them fun, interesting and all part of the day’s entertainment.
That said, here’s a quick rundown of what to know when you opt for drones for wedding aerial shots:
– Drones can be disruptive
– Drone photography is often an add-on photography cost
– Not every venue is drone-friendly
– Make sure you have serious time to capture shots
– Drones can’t fly in bad weather – High winds will keep drones grounded
– Insurance is a good idea
– Check beforehand about permits
– A knowledgeable operator is very important
– The possibilities will blow the traditional wedding album out of the water.
However, always keep your guests in mind; you should all work together to get the most out of the footage. Indian wedding photography is always trying to make a step ahead and go further than the others. At the end of the day, always remember these important safety measures to ensure that the Wedding day goes smoothly.