824 Drones

Today Chris talks about flying cameras, drones. About the requirements to fly them, some of the tech, image stabilization, cameras and sensors, regulations, travel and especially about what to keep in mind from the creative side when doing remote controlled aerial videography and photography.

Photo by Antoine Beauvillain



  • Baum, an aerial video by Chris Marquardt [YouTube]

This episode is not sponsored by DJI. Still, you feel the urge to spend money on a drone, here are some Amazon.com affiliate links for your convenience (you pay the same, I get a small kick-back):


tfttf635 – Interview: Jon Miller on Drones


Chris talks with videographer Jon Miller of The Rest of Everest about his latest tool to gather amazing footage: a quadrocopter that is capable of carrying motion-stabilized cameras and can fly at the high elevation of Mt. Everest Base Camp. In their discussion Chris and Jon touch on everything form the technology and how to get started with flying one of these for far below $1000, the legalities of commercial drone flying and about the potential for controversy that these flying cameras have with some people.

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