August 8, 2017

Filming and Editing Skills for Aerial Video of Real Estate

If you want to film professional-level real estate footage with your drone, you’ll need to master some filming and video editing skills. Here, we’ll go into the details of this so you can get on your way to becoming a pro at filming aerial videos of real estate. Start Slow and Steady The goal of filming real estate is to capture the entire property. Therefore, you should focus on moving your drone slowly during filming to make sure that the viewers will be able to see everything they need to. Make sure not to accelerate or decelerate much, as it will make the footage look choppy and unprofessional. Slow and steady doesn’t just apply to flying your drone either. Do the same when moving your camera, focusing on steady and slow zooms and pans. Views to Capture The next thing to focus on is what views you should get from the sky. Many real estate aerial videos will start from the ground level, showcasing the front of the property and working its way up. Popular shots also include 360 views around the entire property, making sure to get every aspect. Straight above views are common as well and mix up […]
August 5, 2017

Best Weather Conditions for Taking Real Estate Drone Photography

Nothing is worst than having your drone photography ruined by poor weather. Obviously, you’d want perfect sunny weather, but in some parts of the country, an ideal condition is hard to get. So, what are some things that you should avoid whenever, and what are some you can deal with? Here are some good places to start. Wind Wind is something you should avoid at all costs. Most drones you will find on the market are rated for around 50 km/hr winds so anything more than that and you could start to lose control of them. Even if the winds are much less than that, you still don’t want to have shaky footage. Even the slightest amount of wind can throw off your footage and make it look much less professional. If it’s a windy day, simply reschedule because it’s simply not worth it. Precipitation Most UAVs used for real estate drone photography are classified as water resistant but not water proof. This means that they can handle a little water, but being submerged in water would completely ruin them. Therefore, your drone can handle a little bit of rain or snow, but a downpour could ruin them. It’s best […]
August 2, 2016

Real Estate Marketing and Drone Photography

Using Drones to market real estate 1st February 2016 One step for Drones, one giant leap for the Real Estate industry! Drones are quickly making their mark within the trade offering a new dimension to the quality and accuracy of imagery production. Whether you’re selling a property or hiring a broker, aerial footage captured by Drones are becoming increasingly popular within the market. It’s time to move forward hand in hand with innovative technology and say goodbye to conventional photography … and here are the reasons why: