Best Drone For Beginners 2020

mavic mini

5/5

Mavic Mini is the perfect creative companion, capturing your moments. 

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0

5/5

The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is a complete aerial imaging solution, designed for the professional creator.

Mavic 2 Pro

5/5

Embodies all of DJI’s advanced and is able to redefine what is possible for the world of aerial photography.

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OUR DJI DRONE RECOMMENDATIONs FOR YOU

MAVIC MINI

Mavic Mini Specs

  • Quadcopter drone is ready to fly after just a bit of simple setup

 

  • Ideal for general fun, photography and videography, and outdoor enthusiasts

 

  • 13 m/s (29mph) top speed and 30-minute maximum fly time lets you capture lots of sights

 

  • 3-axis gimbal with 2.7K camera and 4km radius HD video transmission captures beautiful, clear, stable photos and videos

 

  • 249g ultra-lightweight design is simple to tote around

 

  • Easy-to-use remote control makes flying a breeze
 

Why we love mavic mini?

Competitive Pricing

With it’s pricing of under $400 USD. This drone is a MUST GET for any hobby dronist, or if you just wanted to try it out for your wedding photography & videography business. It works perfect for real estate photography too. 

 

FIRST DRONE FROM DJI THAT DOESN’T REQUIRE FAA LICENSE 

It’s so small and light, in fact, that buyers won’t have to register it with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Read more about this on the verge 

 

Amazing Footage QUALITY

You can shoot up to 2.7K/30fps or 1080p/60fps.

 

HAlf An Hour Flight Time

The Mavic Mini boasts a maximum range of 4km, or roughly 2.5 miles, and promises up to 30 minutes of flight time, which is pretty impressive for a drone of this compact size. You can read the EndGadget Review here

PHANTOM 4 PRO V.2

phantom 4 pro 2.0 Specs

  • Quadcopter drone is ready to fly after just a bit of simple setup
  • Ideal for wedding, real estate, commercial photography & videography
  • 45 mph (72 kph) top speed and 30-minute maximum fly time 
  • 4k video mode & photo mode
  • FlightAutonomy system includes dual rear vision sensors and infrared sensing systems for a total of 5 directions of obstacle sensing and 4 directions of obstacle avoidance.
 

Why We Love PHANTOM 4 PRO V.2​

 

Price – $1499 USD

 

Amazing Footage QUALITY

If photo and video quality are your focus, this will the be drone for you. It allows 4k footage which makes it the best quality in all platforms. 

 

Intelligent flight system and flight collision prevention system

With it’s upgraded intelligent system, phantom 4 pro is the best in line to avoid collision. 

MAVIC 2 PRO

Mavic 2 pro specs

  • Quadcopter drone is ready to fly after just a bit of simple setup
  • Smaller and easier to carry compared to Phantom 4 
  • Ideal for wedding, real estate, commercial photography & videography
  • 45 mph (72 kph) top speed and 30-minute maximum fly time 
  • 4k video mode & photo mode
  • FlightAutonomy system includes dual rear vision sensors and infrared sensing systems for a total of 5 directions of obstacle sensing and 4 directions of obstacle avoidance.
 

Why we love mavic 2 pro

Easy to carry

Compared to the Phantom 4, Mavic 2 pro is an easier set up, and easier to carry around.

 

Amazing Footage QUALITY

4k footage, with easy to control. Perfect for real estate photography, wedding photography and wedding videography. Suitable for commercials too. 

mavic mini

5/5

Mavic Mini is the perfect creative companion, capturing your moments. 

Phantom 4 Pro V2.0

5/5

The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is a complete aerial imaging solution, designed for the professional creator.

Mavic 2 Pro

5/5

Embodies all of DJI’s advanced and is able to redefine what is possible for the world of aerial photography.

why have a drone?

Drones have the capacity to take some amazing photos and videos. To some, the use of a drone for a wedding is well worth the expense to capture it all. Anyone who has seen the type of photography that is achievable with a drone is well aware of the spectacular, breathtaking views it captures. Continuing to rise in popularity throughout Canada, drones used to shoot a wedding come with some pros and cons. If you are kicking around the idea of drone photography for your wedding, there are a number of things to consider.

THE NEW WAY FOR WEDDING VIDEOGRAPHY

Many couples hire drone photography for their wedding because of what it can capture. A professional drone operator will be able to reach up high and get photos that your everyday wedding photographer can’t. A wedding only happens once. There are no retakes. Drones add another level of both photography and video that can ensure that your special day is captured adequately. Also, if there ever was a time to incorporate a drone into your life, your once-in-a-lifetime wedding is it.

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE VENUE AND THE LANDSCAPES

No matter what venue you chose for your wedding, drones do a fantastic job at capturing dynamic, illustrative videos of the landscapes throughout the area. Imagine the opening scene of a movie as the camera pans over a city or a forest. A drone photographer provides you with your own little helicopter equipped to capture your wedding and venue in the same manner, adding scope and scenic context to your event. Many people who chose to wed on a mountainside, a valley, or in another nature-friendly location hire drones for the sweeping aerial snapshots that you can’t get anywhere else.

GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR VIDEOGRAPHY

Drones are highly versatile instruments. They give you the creativity to make your wedding shots unique. For example, gather guests to spell out words or organize them in other fun, little ways. Also, the scope of distance that they capture means that a photographer on-the-ground does not need to run around trying to capture every moment. Let’s face it. A photographer is never going to be everywhere at once, capturing everything you would want. A drone adds a little more protection, capturing key moments such as the bride’s entrance or the married couple’s ceremony exit, nestled in amongst the sprawling landscapes around them. Perhaps unlike anything else, a drone can communicate the epic grandeur of everything around the ceremony while still being finely tuned to record the intimacy of key moments throughout the day.

DRONES DO WHAT DSLRs CAN’T

Every person involved in the photography and/or videography of your wedding has a role to play. For example, an on-the-ground wedding photographer is oftentimes tasked with close-ups and getting their lenses fixed on the more intimate communications. For drones, these little machines can never get that close without being obnoxious, intrusive, and loud – also, it is very unsafe to be that close! Therefore, you want to keep in mind what you want the drone used for. The bigger moments that are not as close. For example, filming the walk and the couple meeting the officiant at the altar is sometimes all a drone photographer needs to capture within the limitations of the ceremony. Choosing where and when to use a drone is key, and having an experienced operator with you who has done weddings before might be able to provide some insight on how to best use drone photography to highlight your wedding.

OUTSIDE IS BEST, INSIDE IS A LITTLE MORE TRICKY

Drones can technically fly inside however some venues may not allow it and it can be more dangerous, particularly when it’s operated by someone who is not a certified professional. Considering shooting inside a venue with a drone – consult the operator first to get their view on it. Though the space inside a venue presents an issue, an even bigger issue is that drones can be quite noisy. If it’s outdoors, this noise dissipates and it’s not so much an issue. However inside, the noise reverberates and can create quite the mess in the ears of attendees.