The Pros & Cons of Aerial Photography

In the first of a new series of articles, Erez Marom introduces the allure of aerial photography and the pros and cons of this exhilarating challenge

Man has always had the dream of flight – but so has the photographer. It is a very unique experience to shoot from the air, and it has some incredible benefits in many senses. But as one might discover, it often carries a number of problems and a hefty price tag.

I started my romance with serious aerial photography about a year or two ago and I have been hooked ever since. Admittedly, my experiences have mostly been amazing but not always so, and I have come to wonder what makes photography flights in different settings so… well, different.

In the next few articles I will try to survey my own experience of aerial shooting, including the different aircrafts to shoot from, what equipment to use, what technicalities to put an emphasis on and, of course, the …

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Erez Marom

Erez is a full-time nature photographer and traveler based in Israel. Erez authors professional articles on nature photography, and offers unique photography workshops in fascinating locations worldwide.

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