Dec 14 2017
Yet again, we find ourselves at the end of another year. It has flown by, but it has still been a good year and we owe our thanks for that to our family, friends, colleagues and clients.
To sum up the year, we sat down with Ryan Thomas, the Aerialshots Founder and Chief-Drone-Pilot, to give us…
Dec 01 2017
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…
Aug 24 2017
A Maserati is a fast, luxury car and, on a recent film shoot, the Aerialshots team got as close to one as we are ever going to get.
We were shooting the Maserati Breakfast Run which comprised of meeting at the Maserati showroom in Johannesburg, taking the Maseratis out for a spin in the direction of…
Jun 08 2017
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,…
Apr 10 2017
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…
Mar 27 2017
Cinema cameras are large machines while drone cameras are small and light in order to fly. It begs the question then, can drone cameras be as good as cinema cameras? Without going into the technical aspect, let’s look at what we do know.
Facts about drones:
Drones are far less expensive to use than cinema cameras
Mar 16 2017
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:…
Mar 09 2017
Technology has made flying a drone easier, but it is still not exactly simple. You just need to search YouTube for the ‘Worst Drone Crashes’ to know that being a drone pilot requires skill. Likewise, not everyone who owns a good camera is a good photographer. It is important to have both these skill sets…
Feb 27 2017
There is no doubt that drones are a technology that is here to stay. And now the uses of these Umanned Aerial Vehicles are extensive and growing far beyond the originally intention probably was for this device. These are just a few of the advantages we will experience by having drones in our skies.
Feb 20 2017
A successful real estate agent is someone who markets their properties in such a way as to attract the right buyers who are prepared to pay the right price in the fastest time frame possible. But there are many agents and agencies out there, all vying for the prime properties. To make sure that it’s…