The Drone Camera Handbook: A complete step-by-step guide to aerial photography and filmmaking

The Drone Camera Handbook: A complete step-by-step guide to aerial photography and filmmaking




Camera drones have changed filmmaking and photography forever. The Drone Camera Handbook is 'the manual that should have come in the box' for all drone enthusiasts, photographers, and filmmakers as well as extreme sportsmen and women who want to capture epic images of their adventures.

  • Choose the right drone for you
  • Pilot like a professional
  • Film in different conditions and terrains
  • Expert advice on filmmaking and photography
  • International drone rules and regulations
  • Post-production edit, sound and music

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781316061
Publisher: Aurum Press
Publication date: 01/19/2017
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Written by Ivo Marloh - has an MA in Screenwriting and has written and produced several award-winning films. In his latest feature film ( he used drones extensively.

Foreword by Keith Partridge - Emmy award-winning cameraman and filmmaker of over 60 advenure films in some of the world’s most hostile and spectacular environments. Working on everything from documentary feature films such as Joe Simpson’s Touching the Void to TV work such as the BBC’s Human Planet and Wild Climbs, Keith has always pushed the limits of extreme filmmaking. Productions in which he’s been involved have won dozens of international film awards, two BAFTAs and an international Emmy. His award-winning book The Adventure Game, charting his experiences in filming at the ends of the Earth, was published in June 2015.

Edited by Michael Sanderson - a highly respected filmaker and pioneering aerial photographer. He runs Ateles Films ( which focuses on wildlife, natural history, culture and environmental topics for cinema, TV and web.  He specialises in Drone cinematography and uses the 4K Coptercam himself with great effect (you can see footage of that here

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