It’s 2018 and drones are flying off the shelves. Before trying to stake your claim in this developing genre of aerial photography, still ripe with unexplored possibilities, listen to these sensible reasons why it might all just be a terrible, terrible idea.
In this video, Tony Northrup has a few important words to say about what drone ownership truly is like. While many potential buyers have seen the stunning images shot with drones plastered over social media, there’s a lot more to it going on. One of the points stressed by Northrup is that there’s actually not a lot of places one can fly their drones by law. Additionally, even if a pilot gets the green light, drones should essentially be considered disposable as accidents — human error or otherwise — occur all the time. That’s a lot of money that can be gone in an instant.
Check out the full video above for all of Northrup’s valid points before making a purchase you later regret. What are your own thoughts on drone ownership? Is it all worth it to you in the end? Have you avoided buying one because of any of these reasons? Let us know in the comments below.
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