Welcome Matrice Pilots!
Join our free DJI Matrice community today!
Sign up

I got a job shooting a construction site - Need advice!

Joined
Jun 7, 2014
Messages
37
Reaction score
11
Location
Copenhagen - Denmark
Website
www.airflix.dk
I got a job shooting a major construction site (29 floors high, cranes, atriums etc.) for internal use only (no storyline).
Apart from the obvious shots (overview, building activity, scale) anything I should pay extra attention too? Ideas for really cool shots?

Input so far:
  • shoot exterior elevator going up
  • pay attention to any rc controlled concrete booms (2,4 or 5,8 GHz)
  • calibrate compass in park next door - away from metal
Other ideas or input?
 
  • Like
Reactions: philipfretwell
Joined
May 31, 2015
Messages
1
Reaction score
0
Age
38
Will you be shooting in an enclosed space, or will there be a cross breeze?
 
Joined
May 22, 2015
Messages
1
Reaction score
1
Look for the directional antennas (usually on the roofs) and dont fly in front of them. Check the direction of wind currents between the buildings. Good luck
 
  • Like
Reactions: dronie
Joined
Apr 15, 2015
Messages
19
Reaction score
3
Age
37
Location
Madrid
Website
www.legendaryfpv.com
stay away from iron, i once flied a naza v2 in a very big advandoned building and the iron int he foundations near the sub parking area totally mess up the compass i had to manually control yaw to keep direction as the controller was unable to do it by itself.
 
  • Like
Reactions: dronie
Joined
Nov 28, 2015
Messages
89
Reaction score
29
Age
59
As with all jobs, plan the shots (in your head or drawings on paper) make a list of them, fly them, check them on site and re-fly if needed.

There's nothing worse than getting back to base only to find that all you have generated is a random set of poorly exposed, aimless & wobbly drone shots :)

I find it useful to capture a fair amount of ground based video to add to the edit to create a some variation and make the aerial footage look more impressive.


Sent from my iPad using InspirePilots
 
  • Like
Reactions: philipfretwell

Members online

Forum statistics

Threads
2,339
Messages
24,211
Members
4,427
Latest member
Tomneure