How to choose the perfect place for drone shots?

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Choosing the perfect place for drone shots may be a hard task, since there are a lot of things that should be considered first. After all, a good location is essential for some good shots. That’s why today we are going to share with you some tips on how to choose the perfect location.

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What to consider before choosing the location?

There are some things that you should consider before choosing the location for drone shots. The first one is the weather. The weather conditions are extremely important for making good pictures or videos. The best weather for using your drone is a sunny day with little wind or no wind at all. We all know that windy days and cold temperatures may lead to draining your batteries faster than usual. The weather conditions are changing all the time, so make sure you are up to date with the weather.

Furthermore, make sure you have full battery life, you have your RTH function on, and your drone is in perfect flying condition. Then you have to make sure that the locations you are looking at are allowed zones for flying your drone and taking shots. If the locations are not officially available you may get into trouble.

Tools for choosing the perfect place for drone shots

In order to find the perfect place for drone shots, you have to do a lot of research. There are some tools that you can easily use in order to find good locations. Here is a list of them:

  • Google Earth- you can use Google Earth to check some good places for drone shots. You can zoom on special regions, or choose photo mode and check some already made shots. When you find a good location you can use the Street View mode to check the accessibility.
  • Drone User Forums and Communities- there are hundreds of forums and communities of drone users which you can check for good places for drone shots around your location. You can also check some popular websites such as earth drones.
  • PlanIt!- with this app you can check different locations, maps, and pictures, you can discover interesting places and you can choose great locations for drone shots.
  • Local Meet-ups- last, but not least, you can ask other drone pilots during local meet-ups for good locations for drone shots. We are sure that they will give you great ideas!

In conclusion, we can say that choosing the perfect place for drone shots may be hard sometimes, but with good research and some preparation, you can not only choose a great place but also make amazing shots! We wish you good luck!

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