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Aerial Photography and Videography Using Drones by Eric Cheng

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Chapter 2. Learning to Fly

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During your journey to becoming an aerial photographer, you will quickly discover that piloting skill is by far the most important factor in success. Quadcopters, gimbals, and cameras will change over time, but the ability to operate a camera drone safely and skillfully will always be important, and it will stay with you as you upgrade your equipment, even as flight controllers improve and start to incorporate automatic flight features, even as flight controllers improve and start to incorporate automatic flight features.

Advertisements for many new drones claim that they are so easy to use that anyone can fly them, ...

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