Drone

Self-built UAV for an aerial photography business


I built this quadcopter for my aerial photography business which was to be called Sunbird Aerial. I intended to make aerial imagery available to smaller businesses with smaller marketing budgets; this was to be made possible by eliminating as many overheads as possble.

The aim, specific to building the quadcopter, was to build and tune the aircraft in order to produce video that was as smooth as possible before any stabilisation was added in post production. The most important parts to consider are:

Example of smooth video.

Example of a video with no added stabilisation, plus raw vs colour edited.

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