Best Drones for Professional Photography

A high-quality drone enhances your experience of photography and, videography. It allows you to capture from various angles with simple operations. Professional photography with drones gives you numerous advantages as you get to capture the objects from angles that are not easy to create otherwise. It however needs some practice to run a drone for professional photography. Nevertheless, photography drones are worth it when it comes to capturing from unimaginable angles and far distances. 

If your search for drones for photography, you will most likely get two types of drones. First, the big ones, with an inbuilt camera. While there are some drones that come without cameras.

Based on my own experience, I can tell you, drones with inbuilt cameras are slightly heavy, and their camera quality may not be very good. The DJI drones are some of the best options if you are looking to buy a drone with an inbuilt camera. 

Alternatively, If you add an external camera such as GoPro to your professional drone, see the magic. You can control the camera quality, and such drones are easy to handle.

If you are looking to buy a drone for professional photography, you must consider factors such as camera quality, flight distance covered, battery life, night fly capacity, ability to withstand strong wind movements, and of course built quality and price. Your ability to fly drones for photography determines how well you handle your toy. Here, I am providing you with some of the best drones for professional photography, check it out!

DJI Mini 2 – Price USD $449

Flight Time31-Min Max
Video Transmission10km
Wind ResistanceLevel 5 [can resist 29-38kph winds and go upto a max altitude of 4,000 meters]
Video quality12MP camera, Ultra-Clear 4K Video
Intelligent Modes & QuickShotsYes
Weight249 g
TypeUltralight & Foldable

DJI Mavic zoom

Sensor- 1/2.3″ CMOSShutter Speed – Electronic Shutter: 8–1/8000sStill Image Size – 4000×3000Color Mode – D-Cinelike
ISO Range – Video:100-3200Photo:100-1600 (auto)100-3200 (manual)Photo Format – JPEG / DNG (RAW)Battery Capacity – 3850 mAhMax Charging Power – 80 W

Suggested Read: DJI Mavic Mini Drone: A Comprehensive Review

DJI Air 2S

1-inch CMOS Sensormaster shots
12km FHDTransmissionObstacle Sensing in 4 Directions
5.4K VideoADS-B

DJI Mini 3 Pro

Under 249 g Tri-Directional Obstacle Sensing
4K HDR VideoExtended Battery Life
True Vertical ShootingFocusTrack