Aerial Photography With The DJI Phantom 4 Pro

Last month, I picked up a new DJI Phantom 4 Pro+ drone, or rather UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle). I’m still on a fairly steep learning curve when it comes to aerial imaging, but thought I would share some of my initial impressions of this equipment as a photography platform. While UAVs have taken off (sorry, couldn’t resist) in terms of their popularity over the past 5 years or so, DJI remains the market leader and their most recent offerings represent a significant jump in terms of both video and still imaging quality. The bad news for anyone just tuning in to the …

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Aerial Photography Tips – Shooting From A Helicopter


Needless to say I was beyond excited when one of photo heroes, Dan Carr, approached me to share a bit about my recent adventures in aerial photography here on Shutter Muse.  Back in March I spent a week to myself, exploring Kauai and shooting non-stop. Knowing that Na Pali Coast is arguably the most spectacular stretch of coastline on the planet I wanted to see it from both a boat and from above. I also knew that meant I’d need to get in a helicopter with the doors removed to capture the shots the way I really wanted.

No big deal, right?

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