The Pros And Cons Of Starting A Drone Photography Business


1. Low startup costs compared to other photography businesses.

2. Access to unique angles and perspectives that traditional photography cannot offer.

3. Ability to reach difficult, dangerous or far away locations for the perfect shot without putting yourself at risk.

4. Potential for high paying clients and increased demand for stunning aerial photography.

5. Increased efficiency of taking pictures due to the drone’s automation capabilities.


1. Operational costs such as aviation insurance, drone maintenance and repairs, travel expenses, etc.

2. Keeping up with changes in regulations and legislation, such as airspace restrictions.

3. Learning to fly the drone safely and competently to ensure capturing quality images

4. Potential for physical damage or interference from weather conditions.

5. Increased competition from other photographers who specialize in drone photography.