Drone photography gives couples the chance to capture their wedding with a truly amazing cinematic view from above.
Drone photography has been increasingly requested by couples recently, as they search for ways to enrich and modernize the traditional wedding photography experience.
Perhaps you have a large guest list and need a way to fit everyone in? Or your venue is so stunning that you’d like to include it in your wedding photographs? Maybe you have a creative side, and want lasting memories of your special day that aren’t the standard formal shots? Aerial photography with the aid of a drone is your answer: it quite literally adds a new dimension to your photographs!
Are you looking for a unique way to capture your special day? Whether you have an outdoor ceremony planned, an elopement, or have a venue with outdoor space, I can use a commercial drone to take stunning aerial photos of your wedding.
Drone photography opens up the creative envelope by adding photo opportunities that aren’t available on the ground.
Contact me and we’ll discuss your ideas, what you’d like from your day.
We can do this over the phone, on Zoom or could also meet up in person.
I’ll check the regulations at your venue, and make sure that drones are legal and safe to fly. Near the date, I’ll check the weather and plan around it.
If you have ideas for particular photos you’d like, tell me and I’ll make sure to include them.
At your wedding or elopement, I’ll make sure to capture all of the photographs you want (and then some!)
Afterwards, I’ll work my editing magic and you will receive your gallery in no time at all.
For recreational purposes, yes, however anyone using a drone for commercial purposes such as a wedding must be licensed by the FAA. This is important to ensure the safety of both yourselves, your guests and the general public.
No, not all locations will allow you to use a drone, even if they’re outdoors. Some locations permit drone photography but put strict conditions on their use. For example, some religious sites restrict their usage, as well as national parks and locations close to airports.
As part of the planning process, I will check out any regulations that you need to be aware of and also consult with your wedding venue to make sure that everything is above board.
It certainly helps to have clear skies and no wind, but it is not essential. However, a drone may not be safe to operate in high winds, or heavy rain. As an experienced photographer, and licensed pilot, I will help to decide whether the conditions are right for aerial photos or not, and come up with alternatives on the day if needed.
Yes, public liability insurance is required for commercial drone photography.