10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

Here are my top 10 tips and tricks to take better drone photos. I have been flying drones for 5 years now and these are the most important things to remember when you are out flying. Here they are in sequential order from 1 – 10. All these photos were edited with my Dji Lightroom Presets.

 

1. Always shoot RAW. You will have more information to edit your images. Giving you complete control over the image.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

 

2. Always shoot in manual mode. You will have complete control over the scene. Adjust the settings according to the light. If the light is harsh speed up your shutter speed. If it starts to get dark, slow it down.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

3. Shoot at the lowest ISO possible. This will prevent your images from being grainy.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

4. Use filters. A polarizer filter makes colors come alive. Especially when shooting water. These are the ones I recomend.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

5. Shoot really low to the ground. This puts the viewer in the story.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

6. Shoot from above directly looking down. This will give you a really cool perspective.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

7. Shoot during low winds. Specially at night, this will prevent camera shake.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

8. Add color to your images. This brings them alive and makes them pop.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

9. Look for patterns. Patters are fun and pleasing to the eye.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

10. Edit your photos. Give them that finishing touch and share them with the world. I use my Dji Lightroom Presets.

10 Tips and Tricks to improve your drone photography

Always remember to have fun out there and fly safe.

About the Author

Edin Chavez
Travel junkie, animal lover, troublemaker, daydreamer and a bit obsessed with my camera. Addicted to documentaries, coffee, hot sauce, and blue cheese.
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