Aerial Photography

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Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography

This is not an attack of the terminators or any other weird machine. Maybe you’ve been watching too much future-based movies where machines dominate humans. Well, this is not that. This is technological marvels at its best. This is the showcase of the years of extensive research and yes, the pursuit of fun and happiness. When it comes to drones, you look for its ability to contribute to photography. Just what are drones. How to they take themselves for a spin?

Drones are used for a variety of things

If you will be able to use the sky as your playing field, what would you do with it? For business men, they use drones to monitor their fields, their products, their company, etc., from the sky. Drones have also helped many people when it comes to seeing what they should as precautions. As an example, drones used to monitor traffic and the different rock formations that may exhibit damages that may turn into landslides. One who controls a drone may also use it for surveillance to see if there will be trespassers or law offenders in the area.

More and more ways to use drones appear every day. People, especially real estate agents, use it to make take a great picture of a house. Sometimes, what it takes is just a good photo to convince buyers to settle in for a deal. Moreover, the different styles of drone usage make it fun. People sometimes do not need a good reason to do something. They just want to take a view of how it looks like in the sky.

The issues

Sometimes, people do not really want things flying in and out of their airspaces. Drones have already been shot down. At the first attempts at aerial photography, strangers and unfamiliar people thought of those things as aliens or mini UFOs. Though, science cannot prove whether or not extra-terrestrial life exists, it would be a bad idea to hover over an area for a fixed amount of time. People saw this as trespassing and a violation rights.

Even today, people still do not want these drones doing aerial photography without their permission. Some even threaten drone owners that their drones, no matter how priceless they are, will be shot down once they enter the incorrect air space. It should still be noted that drones could not control their own. What it does actually relies on its user. Try not to play with it in restricted air spaces and do not fly them without the proper permission from the authorities or the owners of the land.

Drones are helpful things. They do not bring terror and massacre to people like some people believe. They help contribute to people with their ability to take the sky as their playing field. As they soar above the people, the properties, the traffic, nature, and all things on the ground, they take people to a place they have never reached before – in mid-air.


Tony is our CASA accredited Chief Remote Drone Pilot. His role is to oversee and authorise all Company unmanned aerial operations before they leave the ground. , Having an immense background in Military aviation with the Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF) he is a qualified Aircraft engineer who has worked on many military fixed and rotary wing aircraft and remotely piloted aircraft. His passion,and diverse experience in all things aviation related, place him in a position to ensure the safest and most reliable outcomes are achieved each and every time our unmanned aircraft systems take to the skies.