For many years, the only way to capture aerial video footage was by hiring a full-sized helicopter and a licensed pilot to navigate a camera crew. As you would imagine, this process was incredibly costly, meaning that aerial video footage was typically only accessible to blockbuster movie makers and businesses with huge marketing budgets. This was until the introduction of drones into the world of videography.
The two key the benefits of drone videography are the affordability and ease of which you are able to capture capturing unique and high-quality video footage! From indoor conferences to outdoor events, drones can capture stunning aerial video footage, which can then be used to create high-quality digital marketing content. Using eye-catching aerial footage can also help your business stand out from the crowd, and fly above the competition (pun definitely intended!)
In this blog, we will explore 5 benefits of drone videography and why your business should consider using drone video footage for your next digital marketing production.
1. Unique Film Footage
The most distinct benefit of using drone videography, is that this can capture stunning aerial video footage which can provide a unique view of a location or event. Drone videography is perfect for capturing a distinct vantage point of your business through a bird’s eye point-of-view.
To see our drone videography in action, check out our showreel below which displays some of the incredible footage we have captured for a diverse range of clients.
2. High Quality Footage
Another great benefit of drone videography is that this can capture spectacular high-quality video footage.
Due to advancements and innovation in technology, drones are now able to shoot and capture full HD video footage and record at 4K resolution and higher!
Furthermore, with advance developments in gimbal and 3-axis stabilisation, drones are incredibly stable in-flight meaning that they can capture sturdy video footage whilst performing tricky action shots.
To see the potential quality of drone videography, check out our video below which shows some of the incredible high-quality footage we captured for the Hull Marathon.
3. Set up and Shoot!
Another benefit of drone videography is that this can be easily set up and begin capturing video footage incredibly quickly.
In the past, capturing aerial shots was a time-consuming process due to helicopters being the only feasible method of capturing high aerial and action shots. This method required a lot of planning and preparation, as well as a lot of staff and precaution measures to ensure the safety of everybody involved.
However, with drone videography, only a single pilot and camera operator are required to begin capturing aerial footage. As a result, a videography team can arrive, set up, and be up and running in under 5 minutes!
As previously mentioned, capturing aerial video shots used to be an extremely costly process. However, by significantly reducing the time required to capture aerial footage, drone videography has helped to shrink the overall cost of capturing high-quality aerial footage.
As a result, this means that businesses of every size (including those with modest marketing budgets) can afford to produce professional and stunning video content which can help to stand out from the competition.
At Eon Visual Media, we have used drone videography to capture video footage for businesses operating within a wide variety of different industries such as healthcare, events, sports, manufacturing and construction. Furthermore, our creative in-house design team at Eon can collaborate with your business and help to plan and produce exquisite video productions.
5. Minimal Disruption
Another great feature of drone videography is that this can capture inconspicuous video footage with minimal disruption to those within the filming environment.
With advancements in modern technology, drone devices function with very little noise, meaning that these can be used to capture video footage in peaceful environments without causing disruption.
As you can see, there are many different features, applications and benefits of drone videography for your business.
At Eon Visual Media, we are incredibly passionate about creating visually stunning and engaging content which can help your business stand out from the competition.
If you’d like to find out more about how we can help your business, please contact us here! Or alternatively drop us an email!