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5 Types of Drone Aerial Shots you should know

5 Types of Drone Aerial Shots you should know

What’re all this hype about Drone aerial shots? You see it everywhere, you hear it everywhere and maybe some part of you even acknowledges that it’s time you make use of it.

As you know, drones are getting so popular in video marketing these days, essentially because, with drones, images and audios/videos that are otherwise not possible to be captured by humans are now made a possibility by this autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle.

Whether it’s capturing sceneries from the top of the hill or from the surface of the ocean these are where those magical aerial shots that touches people’s hearts are made.

Now maybe before you decide to make use this magnificent technology, you would like to know more about it. So here are some types of shots that are possible with drones:

1. Orbit Shot:

“Flying a circle around an object while maintaining the same altitude”; This is one of the shots which require degrees of precision because it requires you to turn a complete 360 degree on the object. We won’t say it’s an easy shot but its cinematic effect is definitely something worth taking the time to learn.

2. The Reveal:

   The suspense you get before you reveal the main focus (subject) of your shot. Yes, that’s what art is my friend! And it is also one of the drone aerial shots that we’d recommend you have a good idea about. By flying your drone over to surrounding areas, you can hinder your main view from your audience before the perfect revealing shot. Hear that? a cure to boring shots.

3. Fly Over:

You’ve seen this one. Many commercials, tv shows, and even music videos uses flyover shots. Doing these type of drone aerial shots is synonymous to thinking of sharing the grand scale of the scene you’re trying to reveal to the viewer – basically it flies over the view. We can say that it really is not surprising why many uses this considering how beautiful the result can be.

4. Fly Backwards:

   No one said that flying has to only go in one direction (forward)! This one particular shot is the perfect remedy for transitioning from one scene to the next. With your drone flying backward from your focused subject, you can utilized this technique to give your viewers a sense that we’re moving to a new scene and that the subject is becoming less of an importance. This shot gives smooth transition with a dash of drama- like killing two birds with one stone.

5. The Chase:

Just like the name suggests, you’re basically following your subject from behind. You can either plan out whether to chase your subject in a straight line which is easier, or in random paths. Coordinate and remember to try doing this in an open area with no hindrance!

These are just a few mentions of the types of shots that covers drone’s possibility. There are heaps of others and no one says that combining shots are  forbidden meaning – endless possibilities. Now after knowing more about drones, you don’t have to hesitate to make use of them any longer. Let your creativity flow and see for yourself how drone aerial videography can change your video production game.

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