While taking overhead, top-down photos with my drone will be my all time favorite thing to do with my Parrot Anafi, capturing some 4k video can be jaw dropping as well.

A simple trick for shooting amazing drone footage is pulling back on your directional stick while holding the elevator stick up on your controller. This gives your shot a tremendous amount of depth as the drone zooms out from the subject you’re shooting to reveal a larger landscape.

While many drones have this feature available autonomously, I like to fly the drone manually to get more control of my shot, especially if there are obstructions behind the drone.

Here’s a quick example of panning-out with my Parrot Anafi:

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