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  • DRONE GIFT GUIDE

    We love drones.  We love the tech behind them.  We love flying them.  And we love the beautiful shots we get from them.  For us, a drone is not just one of the tools we use in our day job.  It is an exciting part of our lifestyle.

    It is for this reason that drones are […]

  • 3 WAYS AERIAL PHOTOS WILL MAKE ROOF INSPECTIONS EASIER

    Taking a photo of a roof isnt the prettiest picture around.  But it is extremely practical.
    Having aerial, high-resolution photos of a roof, taken directly from above, has many advantages to those needing to inspect that roof.

    It is safer

    Traditionally, a roof is inspected by a person.  Depending on the height, gradient and structure of the […]

  • DRONES AND EXPLOSIONS

    It is always fun to watch a good explosion on TV.  It is even better to watch it in real life (that is, a planned explosion with strict safety rules to ensure you live through it). As drone pilots, we get to capture interesting aspects of other people’s lives.  And recently, this meant witnessing a […]

  • WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A DRONE PRO

    With drones fast becoming the latest luxury toy, many people believe that they can simply pick up the controls and fly it.  It is easy to fly a drone, but not that easy.
    There is some skill needed to fly a drone. All those videos you see of dangerous drone crashes, are thanks to people who […]

  • SA’S FIRST DRONE CONFERENCE

    South Africa’s first drone conference came to Johannesburg this June.  It wasn’t for the hobbyist and enthusiast, but for people in the business of drones.  As that is us, the AerialShots team attended.
    The predominant theme that came out of the 3 days of talks was that drones are here to stay – in a big […]

  • Jozi By Air

    When you are up in the air, the city sprawls endlessly below you.  Some parts are beautifully lush and green, others are a cluster of skyrises reflecting the sun off their walls of windows.
    Still others are industrial, brown or unattractive.  You can see a range of housing lifestyles – the large mansions with their gardens, […]

  • ADVANTAGES OF AN AERIAL VIEW IN PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT

    Utilising drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to take aerial photographs of a site can have a number of advantages in all phases of property development.  A view from above can assist in planning, capturing the progress and be used to create marketing material.  Here is an infographic to show you how:

    An aerial photo captures the lay […]

  • LIFE, UP IN THE AIR

    Life as an aerial photographer and videographer, has changed rapidly over the last few years.   Ryan Thomas, the Chief Drone Pilot and one of the founders of AerialShots tells us his story of life up in the air.
    Chapter One: The Elitist High-Flyer
    In the old days, if someone wanted an aerial shot, I had two choices: […]

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