To create the first ever TIME magazine cover shot by a drone, L.A. Drones worked with Intel’s Drone Light Show team and Astraeus Aerial Cinema Systems — plus 958 drones set to display a precise shade of red, and another one to hold a camera in the air at just the right angle. The result was one of the biggest drone shows ever produced in the U.S.
Check out the Behind the Scenes video below to see exactly how TIME’s drones cover was shot, using 958 of Intel’s Shooting Star drones:
Yes… TIME does fly by, and their latest issue “The Drone Age” is now available on newsstands. This was a snippet from our aerial cinematography BTS coverage w/ Intel of the historical making of this months cover (cover photo by Astreus Aerial). Fun fact: this LAD piloted fly thru video now has 150k+ views on their Youtube Page! Stay tuned for the full length L.A. Drones “The Drone Age” behind the scenes cut.