Drone photography business

7 years 1 week ago #530086 by Zeberk
One more business question for me today.  If you wanted to take your DJI drone and change people for the photos or video you take with it.  Do you need any special license or drone insurance?  


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7 years 1 week ago #530133 by M Moore
I don't think so, but it can't hurt to have the insurance.  Actually I'm pretty sure you do need that.  


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7 years 3 days ago #530693 by garyrhook
At one point drone use was under FAA controls, and that meant having a license for use for commercial purposes. And goverment registration, and all that. Most folks didn't charge for using a drone, they charged for something else, and included the drove footage.

Try a web search for "rules for commercial use of a drone". You'll also need to find out what local ordinances are in place. For example, I don't think we're allowed to fly one around the capital building here.


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