Top 10 Best Drones For Photography – 2017

 

Drone Photography is growing popular each year. No longer are drones restricted to big movie budget film shoots or top secret agents behind enemy lines! Drones are now available for almost every price budget. The drones we have listed below have high definition cameras and advanced GPS stabilization systems. Here is our list of the top 10 best drones for photography in 2017.

 

10) Blade Chroma Bind-N-Fly Drone with GoPro-Ready Mount

The Key Features:

  • Shoot exciting aerial video with your GoPro camera (not included)
  • Easy to fly – no experience necessary
  • Binds to your 4+ channel DSM2®/DSMX® transmitter (not included)
  • 30 minute flight times
  • Advanced SAFE® Plus technology

9) 3DR Solo HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • Solo’s video game-style controller will feel familiar the second you pick it up, even if you’ve never flown a drone. Pushbutton commands put both camera and copter at your fingertips. Take off, land or instantly pause your flight midair with a single touch. Click to start and stop recording or snap a photo, even adjust camera angle while you fly
  • In case you missed it in the picture…that’s a high-quality HDMI port directly from the controller so you can connect Solo to practically any screen you can think of. Refer user manual below
  • Full-featured app for iOS and Android puts total craft control at your fingertips.

3DR Solo Drone Quadcopter
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8)Yuneec Q500+ Typhoon HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • The Yuneec Q500+ Typhoon Quadcopter is a complete Ready-To-Fly System. For a limited time receive the CGO SteadyGrip handheld gimbal (comes in box) to be used with the camera (removable from the drone) for free- a $150 value. Two batteries, two sets of propellers, and an aluminum case included.
  • 16 Megapixel Full HD 1080p 60FPS camera with a redesigned lens to produce lower image distortion.
  • With the “Follow Me” feature, the drone autonomously follow the pilot, adjusting its location to the transmitter.
  • A real-time feed from your Q500+’s camera is displayed on the 5.5″ touchsreen of the ST10+ Personal Ground Station (transmitter) giving you a perfect view of what the camera sees to frame your shots.
  • Extra-long flight times of up to 25 minutes from the intelligent 5,200-mAh battery (2 included in box)

7) Autel Robotics X-Star HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • 4K Ultra HD video camera with quick-release 3-axis gimbal stabilizer
  • HD Live View up to 1.2 miles away and autonomous flight modes via the free Starlink app for iOS or Android (mobile device sold separately)
  • Dual GPS/GLONASS outdoor navigation, SecureFlyTM magnetic interference protection, and the Starpoint Positioning SystemTM
  • Intuitive remote controller with LCD display and one-touch action buttons
  • Included accessories: Premium hard case, 64-GB MicroSD card, intelligent battery, 1-hour fast charger, spare propellers and small parts

6) DJI Phantom P3-STANDARD HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • Up to 2.7K HD video recording with fully stabilized 3-axis gimbal
  • Lightbridge digital streaming allows live viewing of 720p video (full resolution video is simultaneously recorded on the internal micro SD card)
  • Vision Positioning system allows stable flight indoors
  • Included flight battery and rechargeable remote controller means this system is ready to fly out of the box
  • DJI Pilot app for iOS and Android allows live viewing and complete camera control.

5) Yuneec Typhoon H UHD HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  •  Comes with ST16 all-in-one controller (7 inch Android touchscreen), CGO3+ 4K camera. The Typhoon H is ready to fly and record video and pictures out of the box, nothing else needed.
  • FAA compliant no-fly zone, 6 rotor safety with 5 rotor fail-safe, and ultrasonic collision prevention keep you safe.
  • GPS stabilized flight control, with 8 smart flight modes, automatic return to home, auto takeoff and auto land. No experience needed.
  •  4K Ultra High Definition video, 12 megapixel photos, full 360° anti-vibration gimbal, retractable landing gear for 360° filming
  • Quick disconnect props for speedy removal, each rotor arm easily folds down from its flight position to a resting position against the drone for easy and compact transportation.

4) AirDog Auto-Follow HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • Capture yourself in action!
  • AirDog will automatically follow and film you
  • Built-in autonomous flight modes for adventure sports
  • Foldable for compact travel, fits in your backpack
  • Awarded Best Drone at CES 2015

3)DJI Phantom 4 HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • Auto takeoff and auto return home with GPS technology, makes controlling easy. App enables monitoring/camera operation easy
  • Capture 4K ultra HD video at 30 fps, supported resolutions include: 12.0MP (4000 x 3000) photos. The f/2.8 lens with a broad field of view delivers crisp, clear images
  • Gimbal stabilization technology, along with a hover function allows you to capture smooth, clean footage while the camera is in the air
  • Use DJI director software with a built-in video editor to add music, text, and more to your videos.

DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter
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2) DJI Mavic Pro HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • The DJI Mavic Pro folds down as small as a bottle of water, making it small enough to bring with you everywhere.
  • New OcuSync transmission system offers up to 4.3 miles (7km) of transmission range. Fly at up to 40mph (64kmh) or for as long as 27-minutes.
  • ActiveTrack, TapFly and other smart features make professional looking video effortless. True 4K, fully stabilized ensures smooth footage
  • Obstacle Avoidance combined with sensor redundancy increases flight safety and reliability.
  • Vision positioning paired with GPS and GLONASS ensures precise positioning indoor and outdoors.

DJI Mavic Pro
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1) DJI Inspire 1 Pro Black Edition HD Camera Drone

The Key Features:

  • Stunning Black shell and remote controller
  • New propeller and installation kits feature a smoother, even more reliable locking mechanism
  • The new motor’s performance has also been improved, providing a greater sense of control
  • Ready-to-fly aerial system
  • 4K camera and 3-axis stabilization gimbal (Zen muse X5)