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Old 03-06-2016, 12:21 PM
 
Location: D.C.
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I seriously thought that in movies or documentaries with high up shots, a helicopter or crane was used to capture them. Maybe sometimes, maybe in older productions, but I recently thought that there was a way to send the camera flying without all that bulky equipment.

Turns out, I was right. I heard of drones a little while back, such as the one from ONAGOfly ( [url=http://onagofly.com]ONAGOfly[/url] - it's a little bit newer than others ) and these things are more advanced than I realized. They can be remote controlled or operate automatically using GPS. They can go from outdoors to indoors without lifting a finger.

I was looking into this because I, myself, am working on a documentary and wanted to get some pretty cinematic shots like the closing scene in Tiny, which you can find on Netflix. Anyone else have experience with this area and suggestions?
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Old 03-09-2016, 06:40 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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REQUIRED DRONES
That is a list of drones, and indicates whether they need to be registered or not.


I'm skeptical about your likelihood of getting documentary-quality video from a unit without a gimbal.
FAQ - ONAGOfly


And I am not wild about the current common use of pre-orders funding production for an undercapitalized company.
But, here is one I might consider, although I wish it included obstacle avoidance as a standard feture:
https://vantagerobotics.com/
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