Why you definitely shouldn’t film your wedding with a drone

Not enough people realize it.


Dylan Love


Published Apr 10, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 2:38 am CDT

It’s easy to wax hyperbolic about drones. They’re airborne platforms for shooting immaculate video. What could be more lovely than a wedding filmed by drone, with sweeping aerial shots documenting one of the most important days of your life?

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In reality, they’re something quite different. In reality, they buzz. A lot.

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Seth Carver made the slightest of alterations to an real marketing video by drone company DJI, and the results are stunning and hilarious.

The original, unaltered video appears below:

And in case you need one more warning against using a drone to film your wedding, here’s footage of a drone whacking a bride and groom in the head:

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H/T Seth Carver | Photo via Don McCullough/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Apr 10, 2015, 3:19 pm CDT