How to fly a drone for beginners (even in lockdown): Drone videography tips

How to fly a drone for beginners (even in lockdown): Drone videography tips
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Maybe you bought yourself a drone a while ago, and have been meaning to take it for a spin, but never quite got round to it. Maybe you want to get a drone and need some advice about the best drones to get started with? Or perhaps you were given one for Christmas, and it's not made it out of the box yet. Either way, if you've been wondering how to fly a drone and you've suddenly found yourself in lockdown, then this might actually be a golden opportunity to get a handle on some drone videography tips.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.