Drone Landscape Photography Tips and Techniques | DJI Mavic Pro Tutorial

Drone Landscape Photography Tips and Techniques | DJI Mavic Pro Tutorial

If you’ve watched my videos before, you’ll know that I love taking landscape images with any camera like my DSLR, mirrorless camera or even my iPhone. But there’s another camera I use for landscape photography that gives me a perspective I can’t easily get with any of my other cameras and that’s my Mavic Pro.

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Drones are getting cheaper and more accessible. While I initially bought the Mavic Pro to improve the content I create for this channel, I soon realised the power DJI built into this small package for capturing stills. But in this video, I’m going to take you through how I capture landscape photos using my Mavic Pro.

So out of all the drones available when I bought this, I went with the Mavic Pro, because I think that’s the sweet spot between image quality and portability. As I mentioned before, one of the advantages the drone has over any other camera I have in my hand is I can get this up in the air easily for that unique perspective. This opens up another dimension for telling a story, new angles on a landscape and different compositions.

Speaking of composition, I also have a lot more freedom when positioning the drone and composing my image. I’m not restricted by cliffs, hills or a lack of access because there are no paths.

Before we get going, let’s quickly check the settings to make sure we have the best image quality. I have the image size set to 4:3 for the greatest resolution possible using all of that sensor – this gives me the option to crop a little later if I need to. I always shoot in Manual mode. ISO should be 100 for maximum image quality. I also like to shoot in RAW and DJI provides us with that option under Image Format.

With those settings, we’re are now ready to fly and capture some landscape images!

MAIN LANDSCAPE KIT
My NEW main camera – https://amzn.to/2EwKE1D
New Tripod – https://amzn.to/2BQLyUC
New Ball Head – https://amzn.to/2Evr7yo
‘L’ Bracket – https://amzn.to/2H18tAf
Best lens for those big vistas – https://amzn.to/2E8TyB1
Most used lens – https://amzn.to/2H12Hyn
When I need that extra reach – https://amzn.to/2XiDBkx

MIRRORLESS SETUP
Mirrorless Camera – https://amzn.to/2Xom36f
Wide angle lens – https://amzn.to/2E81KkW
Mid-range lens – https://amzn.to/2E80L4e
Light weight Zoom Lens – https://amzn.to/2GYbzow
Travel Tripod – https://amzn.to/2EcXLnd

FILTER SYSTEM
My filter system – https://amzn.to/2EbPwYr
Slim Landscape Polariser – https://amzn.to/2U6Y6hO
ND Soft Grad Filters – https://amzn.to/2U6Y7Co
ND Hard Grad Filters – https://amzn.to/2tAu9uS
Little Stopper – https://amzn.to/2XmFKvq
Big Stopper – https://amzn.to/2EvCbLY

AERIAL TOOLBOX
My Favourite Drone – https://amzn.to/2EuwFJA
Fly More Kit – https://amzn.to/2BTRj4e
Best Drone Filters – https://amzn.to/2Ev16iR

VLOGGING GEAR
Main Video Camera – https://amzn.to/2Xm6ex1
Mini Tripod – https://amzn.to/2E9xrKx
Camera Mic – https://amzn.to/2E90HBl
Lav Mic setup – https://amzn.to/2BT4bYf
Capture Sound – https://amzn.to/2Ed1MrN

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Polariser – https://camerapro.idevaffiliate.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=103&url=16
Drone – https://camerapro.idevaffiliate.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=103&url=35

CONNECT WITH ME
Instagram (for other images) | https://www.instagram.com/andrew_marr/
Facebook (ask me questions) | https://www.facebook.com/AndrewMarrPh…
Twitter (for my latest adventures) | http://twitter.com/madebyandrew

WANT TO SEE MORE OF MY ADVENTURES?
Landscape Photography Adventures in Iceland – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…
Landscape Photography in the UK – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…
Seascape Photography Images – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…
Post-Processing Landscape Photography Images – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…

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