The best drone photography of Mauritius

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After having located the places to study the ideal flight configuration to carry out the aerial photographs and if need be, comply with the local regulations, the pilot can prepare his equipment and begin the shots. The drone is very maneuverable and can adapt to all heights to photograph both at ground level and much higher, the camera can offer a wide shot or zoom and take the smallest detail.

Drone photography has exploded during the last years, with the quantity and technology of drone photos increasing every year. So many drone photos are done nowadays that in fact drone photography even has its own official category and contests. Nowadays almost all new drones are equipped with HD cameras capable of capturing amazing videos and photos, the quality of images is getting better and better. It can be easier but that doesn't mean it's a walk in the park. We've compiled some of the best photos we've seen to show just how stunning drone photography can be in Mauritius. Get ready to lift your jaw off the ground.

The capture of aerial images by drone

The drone realizes aerial photographs for a reasonable cost, it is able to photograph:

  • A seaside landscape in the countryside or in the mountains or other specific places.
  • A town, whether it is a small village, a city or a large agglomeration.
  • A historical monument, a building, a church, a hotel or a house
  • A family, sports or cultural event
  • Nature & forests
  • useful photos in various trades to inspect or control.

Photographing from the sky is the ideal way to highlight any subject, the photos can be delivered on the format you want, to be distributed on all known media, cinema, television, newspapers, social media, websites, etc.

The importance of aerial photography

The arrival of the drone in the field of the photography caused a small revolution. Indeed, this device has opened the way to a type of photography previously reserved for pilots of helicopters, microlights and other flying machines. For many professions, it has now become an indispensable tool and a valuable asset.

The drone is by nature a precious ally in terms of mobility. By going where the photographer cannot go, it allows to photograph a subject under new angles. Seize a place in its entirety, anchor an element in a setting, promote a material or natural heritage... If the possibilities are endless, the result is always there.

In aerial photography, the field of possibilities is wide. Among the drone services offered, some companies will offer the creation of 180° aerial panoramas and 360° virtual tours. A powerful format, effective to enhance a subject and mark the viewer.

Regulations for photographing in the airspace

The realization of photographs in the Mauritian airspace with a drone, for a commercial exploitation, must imperatively be carried out by a professional declared to DCA i.e. the Mauritius’s Department of Civil Aviation, plus a permission issues for aerial photography and cinematography activities.

Aerial Photography by Mauritian pilots

Discover some aerial photos of landscapes photographed by our pilots and their drone, image of mountain, rivers or forests, urban or countryside. The aerial views offer a totally different look and allow to notice the slightest detail of a landscape impossible to see from the ground.

Drone & Aerial Photos

Aerial photography of forest at Bassin Blanc

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Sailboat right in the axis of the sunset

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Macondé viewpoint Aerial view

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Ile aux Benitiers panorama & aerial view

30

Aerial & long exposure of waves at Gris gris

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Cinematic sky view at Palmar - Art of the waves

26

Aerial view of Chateau Labourdonnais

43

Aerial view of girl & natural patterns on beach

85

Aerial view of boats in a lagoon in Rodrigues

100

Aerial photography of Le mouchoir rouge island

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Aerial view from the natural pool of Palmar

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The Castle of Riche en Eau

85

Aerial view of tube ride in Mont Choisy lagoon

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Aerial view of jetty at Wolmar beach

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Panorama & aerial view of Round island

107

Vacoas aerial view at night

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The Zig zag Chamarel road from above

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The Lion mountain aerial view

99

Pomponette beach aerial view

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Roche qui Pleure Aerial view

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Le Morne Brabant view from the air

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Aerial view of Tamarin from the plane during arrival

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Aerial view of Astrolab Waterfront with harbor

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Aerial view of SSR International Airport in Mauritius

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Aerial view of flat top pyramid stones in sugarcane fields

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Albion (Pointe aux Caves) lighthouse aerial view

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Aerial view of most beautiful scenic road in Macondé Mauritius

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Aerial view of car, road & flamboyant tree at Flacq

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Ile Aux Aigrettes aerial landscape view

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Coin de mire aerial view from north of Mauritius

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Belle Mare coast beach aerial view

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Dusk after sunset creating silhouette

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Mauritius south-east coast cliffs aerial view

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Mauritius landscape aerial view

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Kovil Montagne Quatre Bornes before sunrise

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360 Fish eye view of Coconut trees at Bel Ombre

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Aerial view of Riviere des Galets

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Ile aux Cerfs beach drone photography

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Closeup of Pieter Both view

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Drone photo of Hermitage Island in Rodrigues

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Anse Bouteille aerial view in Rodrigues

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Pointe du diable aerial seascape view

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Aerial view of waves & reefs in Mauritius

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Aerial shot of cliff

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Aerial view of lagoon and villas

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La roche qui pleure Souillac bird-eye view

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