Hello! Here are the top questions we get on drone photography and drones in general. Enjoy!
Can drones take pictures at night?
Yes, drones are capable of taking good pictures even at night. Almost all drones have specific night flight settings that must be adjusted for night photography. Things like image format RAW, ISO settings, shutter speed, LED light settings and gimbal settings are key.
Can drones fly in rain?
Not a good idea since they are not waterproof or water resistant. Could you fly a drone in the rain for a short distance if you're caught in a passing shower? Potentially yes, but you run the risk of permanent damage.
What happens if drone goes out of range?
All drones have a limited range and if it flies out that range the operator can lose the signal needed to control it. There is no longer any control over the drone at that point.
What drones can you fly without a license?
Only people flying drones commercially need a drone license. This is called a Part 107 pilot certificate. In other words, if you have use your drone for profit or to advance any type of business, you need to be licensed.
What happens if you fly a drone without remote pilot certificate?
The civil penalties for flying a commercial drone without obtaining a remote pilot's certificate from the FAA are up to $32,666 for each incidence. This fine is charged per day for continual illegal use of a drone for commercial purposes, after receiving a warning letter from the FAA