The Future of Photography: Aerial Drones And 360 Degree Cameras – Discovered
Photographs of bustling downtown New York taken from the night sky, and a 360 degree shot showing an entire tropical island in a single photograph.
If I had been told 10 years ago that this was all achievable in 2018, I wouldn’t have believed you. Now these Instagram perfect images are everywhere. And we can all take them using simple, affordable equipment.
The Future of Photography
The best drone cameras for sale are capable of taking breath-taking images that belong in a National Geographic exhibition. All you need to do is to learn how to operate your drone safely and effectively, and choose the right camera for your machine.
Once you’ve mastered your equipment, here are a few simple tips to set yourself up as a professional-grade photographer:
The Super Selfies
Aerial photography is an incredibly fun way of capturing memories from family parties and friend gatherings that will last a lifetime. Imagine rounding up all your loved ones in your backyard and asking them to smile and wave to the drone gently hovering above, or getting your best mates to strike the ultimate pose on your road trip.
For the more creatively minded, try arranging yourself or the people you’re with into an artistic shape that will transform in an aerial image. It takes a little practice, but the results will leave people bewildered. You’ll be asked to do it again and again, and the results are definitely social media worthy. If you love having fun, you’ll be taking your drone with you where ever you go.
Are you planning a holiday or going to visit a beautiful location? Don’t leave your home without a 360 degree camera. This astonishing gadget will let you capture images from every angle. You can even attach 360 degree cameras to drones to see the sky above, below and all around you. Another cool technique is to pair virtual reality (vr) technology with your camera, allowing people to ‘literally’ step into your photographs. Once you try it, you’ll be hooked!
Look out for symmetry
Nature is full of surprises, and often it comes in the form of symmetry. By keeping your eyes peeled on your surroundings or sending your drone out to explore the nearby area. Maybe you’ll notice something interesting in how buildings are composed, or the geometric lines of freshly ploughed fields.
Shots like these make great household art, and if you start taking them regularly, you’ll make a name for yourself in no time. As a word of caution, remember to respect the privacy of privately owned areas and always heed the warnings of the FAA drone flight restrictions. Apart from that, the only limit is your imagination!
Embrace the unexpected
The reality of most aerial and 360 degree based photography is that it’s hard to get it absolutely flawless. There will usually be something that interferes with your shot. Life is imperfect, and often it’s the little snags that make for a fascinating photograph. So don’t be deterred but embrace whatever comes your way (as long as it doesn’t actually ruin your shot!).
Hopefully these tips are enough to get your inspired on your new photography journey. Trust your instincts and give it a try – you never know quite what you might document for the future generations.