When you think of aerial videography, the first thing that normally comes to mind is a National Geographic or David Attenborough scene. Whether its crashing waves, majestic mountainsides, bustling cities or frozen terrains, aerial footage can take you away to another world. Visually compelling aerial videography can be difficult to master, but with the release of affordable drones and GoPros, aerial videography is becoming more and more mainstream and accessible to the everyday video maker. If you’re in need of a little drone inspo, we’ve compiled 19 of the best aerial videography accounts on instagram!
Here are the best aerial videography accounts on Instagram:
Tobias Hägg is an Airborne Creativity & Photography Stockholm from Sweden. His aerial nature shots are incredible. But this video combines drone videography with underwater shots, thrilling music and cleaver editing to create a fast-paced video that will make you want to jump on the next plane to the Seychelles! You can check out the full video on his YouTube channel here.
Just dropped a movie on youtube 😊 you can find the link to the full movie in my bio. Also planning to do photography tutorials and whatever you would like to see i guess. Please come with suggestions on what you would like to see. Have a good one 😊
A post shared by Tobias Hägg (@airpixels) on Dec 14, 2017 at 8:43am PST
Drone of the day features amazing aerial videography from many different locations. But this slow zoom out from the Palazzo Versace in Dubai has to be our favourite shot so far! #balling
A post shared by Drone of the Day (@droneoftheday) on Jun 9, 2018 at 7:44am PDT
Droneshooting features lots of busy cityscapes from an aerial point of view. Who needs to visit Miami when you have the virtual tour right here?
A post shared by Drone Shooting (@droneshooting) on Jul 6, 2018 at 12:10pm PDT
Ok, this icy instagram account doesn’t actually have aerial videography… but Stian Klo’s aerial phototography was too good not to include. He has some cool video shots using the DJI Phantom 4 Pro on his YouTube channel that are also worth checking out!
A post shared by Stian Klo (@stianmklo) on May 13, 2018 at 1:44am PDT
We love Salty Wings from Australia – our homeland! This account features an abundance of seaside aerial videography and photography that makes us wish it was summer all year round.
A post shared by SALTY WiNGS (@saltywings) on Apr 18, 2018 at 2:44am PDT
This hipster from Seattle takes shots all over the USA. If you need any more reason to love his work, all profits from prints go to The ASPCA!
A post shared by Xander DePascale (@xanderdepascale) on May 8, 2016 at 12:47pm PDT
We love the tracking feature used in this video to follow Keith from San Francisco on his hike in The Flumes, California!
A post shared by Keith | Drone Photos (@keithkman) on Jun 9, 2017 at 12:00pm PDT
Tommy Clarke from London uses this drone shot to create a cleaver video animation for his ES Magazine cover.
My cover of @eveningstandardmagazine is out today 🎉🎉 Keep and eye out for it Londoners. If you pick up a copy send me a photo and I’ll include them all in my story! Great GIF technique by @nataliesalmon
A post shared by Tommy Clarke (@tommy.clarke) on Feb 1, 2018 at 1:10am PST
If cute dogs, blow up pool floaties and waterfalls are your thing, then check out Austin Butler’s account. He uses soundtracks to create an unexpected hilarious twist on this aerial video.
A post shared by Austin Butler // Oahu & Beyond (@clearskieshi) on Jan 13, 2018 at 12:32pm PST
Matt Deakin’s account is a tropical paradise! He highlights his time in Western Australia with this beautiful montage of his favourite places combined with a soundtrack that will hit you in the feels.
Today I'm proud to pay homage to the state that adopted me as one of its many residents, so I've put together a mini clip from some of my favourite locations to show it's diverse and incredible beauty! 💙 (60 seconds was nowhere near long enough). 😁 Happy WA Day! ✌ #WADay #WesternAustralia . . . . . . . . . #australia @australia #thisiswa #seeaustralia #Kalbarri #ig_australia #exploringaustralia #australia_shotz #igglobalclub #igworldclub #special_shots #infinity_shotz @awesome.earthpix #droneofficial #fromwhereidrone #droneoftheday #dronesdaily #fulldrone #flightography #skypixel #djiinspire #djiphantom #inspire2 #dailyoverview #CapturePerfection #SamsungLife #samsunglife #Esperance @westernaustralia #video #JustAnotherDayInWA
A post shared by Matt Deakin (@from.miles.away) on Jun 4, 2018 at 4:37am PDT
Gab Scanu uses his DJI Mavic Air to discover the history of Saudi Arabia. These amazing locations combined with cleaver editing make this one of our favourites!
Capturing thousands of years of history with my new @djiglobal #MavicAir making use of the intelligent flight modes to highlight this insane ancient landscape. Moments I’ll never forget from my recent trip to Saudi Arabia with @gatewayksa. Click the link in my bio to watch the full video!
A post shared by Gab Scanu (@gabscanu) on Apr 30, 2018 at 11:18pm PDT
These filters give Irenaeus Herok’s Morning at Tamarama a stunning hue. Check out his account for more aerial videography of landscapes and travel adventures.
A post shared by Irenaeus Herok (@iherok) on Dec 18, 2017 at 4:15am PST
Who knew hot water can freeze faster than cold water? Sean Stalteri’s account has an emphasis on water, snow and the ocean. Now to figure out how to turn water into wine…
The Mpemba Effect. Boiling water to snow! 0°f • • • • • • • • #fromwhereidrone #bbcearth #gothere #earthonlocation #science #mpembaeffect #mpembaeffect #discoveron #bombcyclone #artofvisuals #droneoftheday #dronemultimedia @fromwhereidrone @rhmsuwaidi @ontariotravel @bbcearth #nakedplanet #jaw_dropping_shots #slowmotion @insiderscience #canada #sharecangeo #exploringglobe #mymavic #mavicpro #dji #freeze #ontario
A post shared by Sean Stalteri (@plotography) on Jan 6, 2018 at 11:33am PST
We can’t get enough of Joel Schat’s aerial videography account. So many incredible videos using different colours, lighting and editing techniques! This one from Alaska is one of our favourites.
A post shared by Joel Schat (@joelschat) on Apr 9, 2018 at 8:49pm PDT
Drones Daily uses short, looping videos or Boomerangs to achieve a constant wave through their aerial ocean videos.
Hey guys Jonathan Wennström aka @JonathanWennstroem taking over @dronesdaily for the day – So what's better then having a nice sunny day on the beach and just go out and drive with a waterscooter. So this collab was with @jakerybu a great drone photographer #dronesdaily #drones #drone #photography #takeover #jetski #ocean #travel #adventure #explore #relax #picoftheday #follow #share
A post shared by DronesDaily (@dronesdaily) on Jan 23, 2017 at 9:50am PST
From Where I Drone® features various aerial videography accounts to showcase incredible photos & videos from the community! We love this video by @asenseofhuber & @tommylundberg, an awesome fast-motion zoom in various locations.
A post shared by From Where I Drone® (@fromwhereidrone) on Jul 22, 2018 at 10:10pm PDT
If you already felt like a tiny ant in a huge universe, then this video just confirms it. Costas Spathis features aerial videography and photography from all over Greece. What an amazing location to shoot!
Working hard • #ants #summeringreece + + + + #zante #ioniansea #greek #island #zakynthos #grecia #archilovers #minimalpeople #tv_simplicity #drone #art #tv_pointofview #tv_greece #minimal #greece #wu_greece #ig_greece #lifo #ignant #athensevoice #dronedose #dronegear #mavic #shipwreck #zakynthosisland #zakynthosgreece #navagio
A post shared by Costas Spathis (@spathumpa) on Jul 19, 2018 at 5:44am PDT
Bonjour Paris! Check out Henry Do’s travels through these awesome aerial videos and photos.
A post shared by Henry Do (@henry_do) on Dec 13, 2017 at 11:04am PST
Way to end with a bang! Experience Above perfectly captures an awesome fireworks display in this NYE shoot!
A post shared by Experience Above (@experienceabove) on Jan 1, 2018 at 12:52pm PST
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