ADU 01208: How to Capture Stunning Footage While Flying Drone Over Water

Today’s show is all capturing videos while flying over water that casts a spell on your audience and the settings required to fly your drone safely over water.

Our caller for today, Derek would love to know all about flying over water so that he can pursue wakeboard surfing videography. And with his years of experience in filming water sports, who better than Paul to answer this question.

Topics discussed on today’s show include the best drones for flying over water, recommended camera lenses, and different flight modes. Do not miss this one. Enjoy!

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  • [0:58] Struggling to find success in the drone industry? Check out our Props Pilot training program now
  • [02:09] Today’s question is about flying your drone over water
  • [03:39] Thinking out of the box and a funny flying accident 
  • [04:12] How can a  pilot and wakeboard surfer work in alignment
  • [06:02] Disadvantage of flying in in-flight modes, and why you need to learn to fly in attitude mode
  • [06:30] How can Drone U help you master flight over water?
  • [09:33] How the camera lens on your drone can impact the drone’s perspective and its flight
  • [11:18] Paul’s go-to drone for filming wakeboard surfers 
  • [15:38] The need for managing one’s emotion while flying over water

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