What is drone photography? Drones are suitably shaped flying objects that have propellers assisting in the flight. Usually they are symmetrically shaped and the number and position of propellers depends on the shape of the drone. Drone photography refers to capturing of images and videos from a drone to get an aerial view of the target location. Earlier this was carried just as a hobby, but now they are used by professionals to capture stunning aerial views of mountains, rivers, landscapes etc. In countries like Florida drone photography has great significance. This is due to the tourism industry that has gained great importance in these areas. You may have seen all the stunning aerial views of mountain valleys in tourism advertisements as well as in movies. These clips were made possible by the introduction of drone photography. Drones are also used for research purposes. More advanced drones can bear extreme conditions and climate. Thus they are able to capture images of inaccessible areas like huge power plants or dangerous forest areas. Thus they can also be used for wildlife photography to keep a check on the forest conditions. They are also extensively used to track any illegal activities, for instance, poaching, carried out in forests. Thus drones have made the jobs of researchers and investigators easy with their extensive uses. How drones can be more economical Nowadays, drones are available at very cheap rates. The aerial views you watch in ads nay either be taken from drone cameras or from helicopters. But as we all know hiring a helicopter is not at all cheap. They require huge investments from the customer. We also should hire a professional pilot which also requires quite an amount of money. So, hiring a helicopter can cost you a fortune. The case of drone photography on the other hand, is very different. Photography drones can be bought at cheap rates, around 100$, which of course is for beginners. More sophisticated and advanced models for professionals can be bought in the price range 800$ to 2000$. The costs of high end models may seem a bit too high, but when considering the camera quality as well as the build quality, you will never regret your decision. So drone photography saves you a lot of cash when compared to conventional helicopters which cost at least ten times more. Drone rentals are also available these days, so that you can acquire high priced models for a short term by paying a less amount. This make drones one of the best tools for aerial photography as well as for filming videos. Summary So as drones provide you with a range of benefits especially when the expenses are considered, its importance in today’s world is inevitable. Drones are nowadays also used for rescue operations. They can click photos of areas affected by any natural calamities like tornados, floods etc thus making it easier to examine the area. Due to the advancements in drone technology, it can also be misused easily. The use of the drones should be restricted by a license or a set of rules in order to prevent illegal activities. Filming in restricted areas or in private spaces especially should be avoided to the maximum extent.