Barberswift Aerial

March 20, 2017 by Laura Gomez

Barberswift Aerial DronesArt Interview


What is s Drone? An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.

What you can do with a drone? Many, many things but we use ours to capture aerial photos and video

Can you tell us about your gear and drone setup? We currently have a full fleet from DJI, several Phantom 4’s as well as the Inspire Raw.

Do a drone need a drone insurance? Having insurance is ideal for any business and makes gaining permits for shooting much easier.


Who are some of your favorite drone/aerial photographers? Drone Dudes is one of our favorite companies.

Why do you take photos? Because aerial images are in demand for advertising and commercial work.

Who have you learned the most from? We are a self taught team!


What determined your passion for drones? Seeing drone technology growing and changing quickly influenced our decision to do this professionally. We are so excited by all of the aerial work popping up in advertising right now.

Were you always interested in Aerial photography? Our head pilot has always flown drones as a hobby so this was a natural progression once regulations changed to allow more pilots to do this professionally.

What role or roles in the drone industry appeal to you most? Working in advertising is what appeals to us most.

What’s the most important quality an Aerial photographer needs to have? An FAA Certification if you plan on making money from flying.

Are there any places you wish could photograph from the air? We have many places on our bucket list to shoot both in the US and around the world. We have our eye on several spots in New Zealand, Australia and Europe.

What will drones or drone technology look like in the future? Hopefully more weather-proof!