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The Drone Camera Handbook: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Aerial Photography and Filmmaking

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By: Ivo Marloh (Author), Michael Sanderson (Editor), Roger A Deakins (Foreword By)

160 pages, colour photos

Aurum Press

Paperback | 2017 | #229263 | ISBN-13: 9781781316061
Available for pre-order: Due Jan 2017 Details
NHBS Price: £9.99 $12/€11 approx

About this book

Photography drones, quadcopters or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are currently changing film and photography forever, and amateurs and professionals alike are scrambling to get to grips with this new and fast-evolving technology. The Drone Photography Handbook gives you an in-depth look into what can (a lot) and can't (very little) be done with the new generation of photography drones, which drone fits your needs and budget, as well as what cameras you can fly with them. This is the 'manual-that-should-have-come-in-the box' for all drone/photography enthusiasts. Also ideal for outdoor/extreme sportsmen and women who want to capture epic images of their adventues.


Chapters include

1. Choosing your drone
2. Choosing your camera
3. Monitors, goggles and receivers
4. Learning to fly
5. Filming
6. Photography
7. Flight environments
8. The edit
9. Going live

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Michael Sanderson is a highly respected filmaker and pioneering aerial photographer. He runs Ateles Films which focuses on wildlife, natural history, culture and environmental topics for cinema, TV and web. He specialises in Drone cinematography and uses the 4K Coptercam himself with great effect.

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