I got a call from a potential aerial photographer seeking information about shooting from his Beech Sundowner. Lovely airplanes…I have many hours in a similar aircraft, the Warrior. Economical to operate, inexpensive to acquire…in short, it’s a great all round aircraft but it does have a few drawbacks. 1. For oblique aerials (basically shot at […]
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This article is geared toward individuals who already have a basic knowledge of working with SLR cameras and want to try out the bird’s eye vantage point. There are many books out there filled with a lot of great information on this subject, but as with anything else, all of this information can seem daunting […]
Today I was very pleased to interview Niklas Daniel, a professional skydiving aerial photographer who has spent his career up in the sky. The skills required to capture great shots in the air are very unique and require a great deal of training and practice. Not only do you have to be up to speed on how to take great photos (without using your hands), you have to be an expert flier in freefall, an expert canopy pilot, and you have to manage the additional risk that comes with carrying the camera equipment. Niklas Daniel is widely regarded as one of the best photographers in the industry.