Tips for Documenting a Construction Project With Aerial Video

Photo by Dubois Photography

My school, Thomas Jefferson High, is currently being renovated completely.  As the school hasn’t been otherwise changed for over 20 years, this is a major change to the building, and it’s basically being rebuilt from the ground up.  When I heard that renovation was beginning, I thought that it would be an awesome idea to try to regularly take an aerial video of the renovation to show progress over time. 

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FPE: The Winter Tradition at McConnells Mill

We’re launching a new feature today called First Person Experiences (FPE) where students can share what they have learned through their personal experience flying drones.  The guiding principle here at Drone Film School is that everyone can make a valuable contribution to further the art of aerial imaging by sharing their knowledge.  Everyone is invited … Read more

Propellers are the thumbs in your vacation photos

One of the most common issues with beginner drone videos is the  appearance of propellers, landing gear, and other parts of the drone sneaking into the frame. Whenever I see propellers in videos I think about point and shoot cameras and how people get their thumb or finger in the corner of their vacation photos.  … Read more