Drone photography is a relatively new concept, but is growing faster than some thought imaginable. Matt Borowick is a successful drone pilot who’s done drone work all over the world. Today on the Bearded Tog, Matt talks staying safe with your drone, how to have a successful career doing what you love, and even what you should say to yourself if you crash!
Mastering Drone Photography with Matt Borowick
- Matt is now a full time drone pilot, but he started out in a celebrity photography as a paparazzi type photographer.
- Connections are important for all facets of the photography industry.
- COVID-19 has affected drone photography because people can’t travel or gather.
- You have to be careful when flying a drone and traveling with it. If you are going to fly in a city, respect their rules.
Some Basic Tips for Mastering Drone Photography
- Stay under 400 feet.
- Don’t fly your drone near an airport.
- Try to avoid people with your drone.
- You need a waiver to fly at night. In general, this can be extremely dangerous and shouldn’t be done alone.
- Safety is important! Come up with all worst case scenarios and have a plan.
- Because drones get such a new perspective, you can create something really cool for people to see. They allow you to set a new standard for your clients.
- It’s helpful to have a goal for what you shoot and want to shoot, especially when you travel.
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