By Indiewire | Indiewire September 16, 2015 at 2:48PM
Drones are the latest filmmaking tool. This video shows you how to film people effectively and safely.

Quadcopters a.k.a. drones are quickly becoming a primary tool for capturing beautiful content, but shooting people effectively with these new machines requires skill and practice. This video courtesy of Shutterstock (above) walks you through five useful tips for filming people using quadcopters.

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Keep in mind that to film people, you should be in a remote environment. Not only can you be sure other people won’t walk into your shot or disturb you while shooting, you’ll also keep things safe. With that in mind, don’t fly a drone towards a person. And check national and location regulations to make sure it’s legal to fly a drone where you are.

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