What is a drone?

Drones are commonly known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). They can either be remotely controlled, or they can fly on their own through inbuilt software-controlled flight plan that works in conjunction with GPS. In a more simple term, a drone can be described as a flying robot.

What is aerial photography?

Aerial photography can be seen as the taking of pictures and video from the air without the support of a ground-based structure. Aerial photographs are therefore taken with the use of drones or UAVs, helicopters, and fixed-wing aircraft among others. Most people nowadays use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or quadcopter to do aerial photography.

Does weather effect your ability to shoot?

Yes. The equipment is filled with sensitive electronics. If there is rain or snow, we cannot fly the craft. Winds over 12mph are  problematic, mostly for highly stable video, but also for flight.

Can you control the camera from the ground?

Yes. We can adjust the tilt, pan and roll and see the image on the ground monitor.

How high can you fly a drone legally?

How high can you fly your drone? As a general rule, aviation authorities recommend flying below 400 feet or 121 meters AGL in order to avoid possible conflict with manned aircraft such as airplanes or helicopters.