This Amazing Footage Shows Why Drone Journalism Is About To Go Mainstream
Expect to see broadcasters using unmanned cameras more during 2014.
Drone journalism is set to go mainstream this year.
Drones allowed him to get aerial shots of ruined villages.
And even explore inside ruined buildings.
But Whyld reckons the use of drones to cover recent floods in England marked the technique's coming-of-age.
Photographers tend to use small craft that resemble mini-helicopters – not military drones.
But once journalists have learnt to fly then they can take shots that just wouldn't be possible on foot.
Drones also produce footage from a completely new vantage point, which is very attractive to broadcasters trying to catch people's eyes as they flick between channels.
But most importantly drones also enable news presenters to make some epic introductory shots.
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