11 tips to step up your drone photography

11 tips to step up your drone photography

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March 20, 2023
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With the help of photographer Lorenz Holder, COOPH presents 11 simple tips and tricks on how to shoot great drone photography. With a little creativity and some clever ideas, you can achieve unique perspectives that would not be possible with a normal camera. Get yourself a drone, take to the air and share the results with us on the links below! All photography was shot on the DJI Mavic Pro:

Photographer: Lorenz Holder
Website: www.lorenzholder.com

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Producer: Ulrich Grill, zooom productions (
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Photographer: Lorenz Holder
Cinematography & Editing: Ilja Bayerl

Title: 11 tips to step up your drone photography
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is a drone worth the money?

A great product is the most important thing if you want to start your own business. You must have a great product if you want to be seen.

The problem with most photographers is that they're not selling themselves. They are trying to convince others to buy their stuff, rather than convincing themselves.

When you own your company, however, you can't wait for permission from someone else. You will have to find customers now.

This means you need to tell your customers compelling reasons why they should purchase your products.

It is also necessary to develop a marketing strategy. However, you might fail to properly price your products even after all that.

You may decide to charge too much. You could decide to charge too low. You could be charging too much or you might make a mistake.

You can avoid making these mistakes by starting to think like a businessman. You don't have to become a billionaire. You must learn to value your effort, time, and money.

You must also develop strategies to measure the success of your company.

Once you understand the pricing of your product, you can then focus on building the best product. A product that makes financial and creative sense.

It solves problems, and it provides real benefits.

One that stands out from the rest.

After you've developed the product, you can launch it. You'll also be ready to build your brand.

You should consider buying a drone to take photos. It will allow you to get started as an amateur photographer. It will also help you improve your photography skills. And it will help you grow your business.

What drone can take a DSLR?

Drones can be used for everyday tasks. Already drones equipped with cameras can take aerial photographs.

Drones have been around for many years but most people don't use them because they aren’t practical. Drones can be too noisy, expensive, and difficult to control.

That's why we've created the Drone-A1. It is the first quadcopter with fully autonomous flight that was designed especially for photographers.

The Drone-A1 is equipped with an HD camera capable of taking stunning photos and videos. The Drone-A1 can follow a subject without human intervention thanks to its powerful onboard computer.

This allows you to focus solely on the capture of great images, while Drone-A1 does all the flying, hovering and following your subject.

You'll love how easy it is to capture amazing shots with the Drone-A1, thanks to our exclusive Smart Follow feature. Point the Drone-A1 toward your subject. It will automatically track them and maintain distance between you.

With the Drone-A1, you'll enjoy freedom and convenience when shooting. You won't have to worry about being steady or knowing where your subject is.

The Drone- A1 has a GPS integrated that allows you and your family to share your pictures. You can view all of your photos anywhere you are in the world.

The Drone-A 1 is the perfect drone for professional photographers and amateurs alike.

What are the advantages of drone photography?

Drone photography can be a fun way to capture images or video. You should be aware of the potential downsides of flying a small aircraft.

Drones can be expensive. This is the main drawback. It could cost you hundreds, or even thousands of dollars depending on the drone that you buy.

To fly a drone safely, you will need certification and training.

Another downside is safety. Drones are dangerous due to their constant maintenance and repair. You could inflict serious injury or property damage if you lose control of your drone when taking photos or filming videos.

You might find that your time spent flying your drone is more productive than actually taking pictures or recording footage. Additionally, your drone may not be able to fly in the airspace you have.

Some local governments have restrictions on where you can fly an unmanned aerial vehicle. You cannot fly higher than 400 feet, or within five miles of any stadiums, hospitals or schools.

Finally, drones aren't for everyone. Flying these machines is not for everyone. Some fear they might fall or crash out of the sky. Others fear that they could accidentally hit an object or person.

If flying a drone is not something you are comfortable with, you might want to stick to traditional aerial photography techniques and videography.

What time of day is best for drone photography?

When there's not much activity on ground, a drone can capture aerial images at sunrise and sunset.

Drones make great tools for photographing beautiful landscapes and the skies above them. Sometimes drones can't fly at night so you might miss spectacular views.

You can capture amazing photos by flying between sunrise and sunset. These times are more conducive to stunning photos of nature, as there are less cars on the road and less people walking about.

Also, you'll find yourself shooting at lower light levels. This makes it easier to capture images without worrying about overexposing them.

You won't need to contend with strong winds, rain or snow. These factors make daylight perfect for shooting photos with a drone.

If you are looking for night scenes to capture, then flying at night is a good option. This will allow you to see the cityscape from a different perspective.


  • Here's proof: according to an analysis of FAA drone registration numbers by drone market research and data group Drone Industry Insights, DJI had a 76.8% market share in the U.S. (thedronegirl.com)
  • Homes with aerial images sold 68% faster than homes with standard images. (alexdronephotography.com)
  • Among the biggest improvements, the Skydio 2+ has over the standard 2 is a 20% longer battery life, longer range if you add the Beacon, and a neat AI video creation tool called Keyframe. (thedronegirl.com)
  • A grey card is just a piece of thick paper that is a specific shade of grey (18%), which will be the foundation on which we choose our color temperature. (dronegenuity.com)
  • Compared to the old days of the Phantom, this drone is super small, but it will likely require you to check a bag, the way a Mini 3 Pro could easily stow away in an oversized pocket. (thedronegirl.com)

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How To

How can I make my drone photos look better?

It is possible to capture stunning images with a drone. It can even be better than any photo you take with a camera when done properly.

There are many ways to improve your images' quality. One is making sure to use the most appropriate settings for your model.

Some tools and apps can help you edit your photos after taking them. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is one example. It allows you to import multiple files and then adjust each shot individually.

You can also crop your image and make it more interesting. This includes cropping out unwanted objects and changing lighting and contrast.

Snapseed offers another editing tool, with basic features like cropping, brightness adjustments and color correction.

Post-processing can be a time-consuming process. However, it is crucial that your final product looks professional.

This means knowing how to set your camera correctly and learning how to position yourself properly.

You must also ensure that your lens settings are correct. If you are shooting landscapes, you should choose a longer focal length (such 200mm), while for close-ups you should opt for a shorter focal (such 50mm).

Finally, you should learn how to shoot RAW because it gives you greater control over what the final image looks like.

Once you are proficient in these techniques you can create stunning drone pictures that will wow everyone.

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