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Panoramic aerial photography by drone, in France


Aerial photography by drone

With a drone, it became possible to quickly take pictures at all desired altitudes up to 120 meters, regulatory altitude limit in French and european airspace, excluding restricted areas.
Some busineses, such as real estate development, nevertheless have needs for panoramic aerial photographs ranging between 90 and 360 ° to facilitate the marketing of their programs.
The technique then consits to capture between 3 and 12 images with a high recovery rate to then assemble, in a single image, covering the entire desired field.
If the technique of shooting is simple, it requires discipline and especially a significant post-processing with dedicated softwares (stitching and retouching)
A 180 ° panorama photo will require 6 photographs of 20mpix. Once assembled, it will reveal the breathtaking view that the future 8th floor buyer will have! Such a business argument is a major asset for this profession, as for so many others.

Make panoramic aerial photographs by drone

UAVs are not only used to make filmed sequences. They are used a lot to capture still images. But one of the services most in demand among professionals is the production of panoramic aerial photographs by drone. Indeed, taking height allows for much wider shots.

What are the prerequisites for this type of aerial photography?

Possess a UAV capable of making photographs of minimum 12mpix quality and master the techniques of photography. Indeed, companies, local authorities or public institutions will have more confidence in a professional who has attended a school of photography or training in the audiovisual field. Moreover, flying a drone as a professional is an activity regulated by law. Since 2018, it is mandatory to have completed a 7-day theoretical training course at a specialized school or institute, followed by a practical exam at the end of which the DGAC (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) issues a professional title. 

The equipment the necessary skills and authorizations

The realization of panoramic aerial shots from 90 to 360 ° requires a professional drone equipped with a camera with which the photographer will take several photos which will then be assembled on a DTP software. As always, the pilot must make sure to obtain all the administrative authorizations for overflights depending on the location of the photos taken.

A strong demand in many sectors of activity

Many companies request this type of shooting. This is the case in the construction industry to monitor construction sites, in the real estate industry to increase the chances of selling a property, or in the urban planning sector. Demand is also very strong in the industrial, agricultural and tourism sectors.

HOsiHO: a network of innovative companies to capture images via drones

Photographs and videos taken by drones throughout France

All our drone operators work in different territories. At least, their geographical area extends over 5 departments. This principle of territorial exclusivity brings a number of advantages:
  • a thorough knowledge of the towns, villages and attractive panoramas that make up the region
  • Non-competition between operators: since they have a single territory, only one contact person will receive your request for a quote and will be able to respond as quickly as possible.
  • Reduced travel costs: the proximity between the operators and our clients allows us to considerably reduce the cost of services

Take advantage of the qualities of the professionals in the HOsiHO Drone Network

With the constant aim of offering a service with very high added value, our operators from the drone pilot network in France are carefully selected. Indeed, to be part of our network, the telepilots must demonstrate many qualities:
  • Creativity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Availability
  • Flexibility
  • Proximity
  • Versatility
Our top priority is to offer you real talent capable of surpassing your expectations and providing you with images and photos based on innovative technology.
To get an idea of their skills in aerial photography, please visit their pages. 
Their prestigious references and their many years of experience in the field are listed there.
For example, our members have taken part in aerial shots for famous television programmes: Secrets d'Histoire, Des Racines et des Ailes, le Village préféré des Français, Auto Moto, le Jour du Seigneur, Midi En France, Enquête Exclusive, the TV news of TF1, France 2, France 3 and M6...

Live streaming of aerial images by drones: an original, reliable and innovative service
Made possible by the work of the remote pilots who make up the HOsiHO network, live video retransmission is now available since 2020. This technical innovation is based on a streaming platform capable of :

  • sharing live video streams to several websites
  • relaying up to six live streams on a single web page
Given the health crisis, we have set up this possibility so that companies can continue their communication on large live shows. With the cancellation of these events, online sharing has taken on considerable importance in order to maintain a link with its audience.

Contact us for a quote!

Do you have a project in mind? 
Are you looking for experienced and creative professionals? 
Do not hesitate to contact us via the contact form to receive your quote.

All our drone operators are declared to the DGAC (Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile) with a unique ED & UAS FRA identification number and shown on their page. All are duly insured to provide aerial audiovisual shooting services with drone in France (drone photography, aerial video, cinema and series).


All of them have been selected by the aerial image bank

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for the high quality of their audiovisual services and their professionalism in terms of aerial imagery.

The connection with a drone pilot from the HOsiHO Drone Network is free of charge.


To learn more about French regulations concerning Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV or Drone), please read our Regulation page.

AERO7 (drone Perpignan, Carcassonne)

AERO7 (drone Perpignan, Carcassonne)

82 - Tarn-et-Garonne 81 - Tarn 66 - Pyrénées-Orientales 46 - Lot 09 - Ariège

AIRbuzz (drone Versailles, Paris)

AIRbuzz (drone Versailles, Paris)

95 - Val-d'oise 92 - Hauts-de-Seine 91 - Essonne 78 - Yvelines 75-17 - Paris 17e 75-16 - Paris 16e 75-15 - Paris 15e 75-14 - Paris 14e 75-09 - Paris 9e 75-08 - Paris 8e 75-07 - Paris 7e 75-06 - Paris 6e 75-02 - Paris 2e 75-01 - Paris 1er 45 - Loiret 28 - Eure-et-Loir

D COM DRONE (Paris, Saint-Denis)

D COM DRONE (Paris, Saint-Denis)

94 - Val-de-Marne 93 - Seine-Saint-Denis 89 - Yonne 77 - Seine-et-Marne 75-20 - Paris 20e 75-19 - Paris 19e 75-18 - Paris 18e 75-13 - Paris 13e 75-12 - Paris 12e 75-11 - Paris 11e 75-10 - Paris 10e 75-05 - Paris 5e 75-04 - Paris 4e 75-03 - Paris 3e 51 - Marne 10 - Aube

DRONE HORIZON Technologie (Montpellier, Nimes)

DRONE HORIZON Technologie (Montpellier, Nimes)

48 - Lozère 34 - Hérault 30 - Gard 12 - Aveyron 11 - Aude 07 - Ardèche

Drone Pictures (Marseille, Avignon, Cannes)

Drone Pictures (Marseille, Avignon, Cannes)

84 - Vaucluse 83 - Var 2b - Haute-corse 2a - Corse-du-sud 26 - Drôme 13 - Bouches-du-Rhône 06 - Alpes-Maritimes 05 - Hautes-Alpes 04 - Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

FlyUp Drone (Nantes, Rennes)

FlyUp Drone (Nantes, Rennes)

56 - Morbihan 44 - Loire-Atlantique 35 - Ille-et-Vilaine 29 - Finistère 22 - Côtes-d'armor

ILARA Drone (Rouen, Caen, Le Havre)

ILARA Drone (Rouen, Caen, Le Havre)

76 - Seine-Maritime 72 - Sarthe 61 - Orne 53 - Mayenne 50 - Manche 27 - Eure 14 - Calvados

L'ATELIER DU CIEL (drone La Rochelle)

L'ATELIER DU CIEL (drone La Rochelle)

85 - Vendée 79 - Deux-Sèvres 49 - Maine-et-Loire 33 - Gironde 17 - Charente-Maritime 16 - Charente

LET'S FLY PRODUCTION (drone Lille, Calais)

LET'S FLY PRODUCTION (drone Lille, Calais)

80 - Somme 62 - Pas-de-Calais 60 - Oise 59 - Nord 08 - Ardennes 02 - Aisne

Madinina Flying Pixels (drone Martinique)

Madinina Flying Pixels (drone Martinique)

978 - Saint-Martin 977 - Saint-Barthélemy 973 - Guyane 972 - Martinique 971 - Guadeloupe

SKYPIC (drone Strasbourg, Metz)

SKYPIC (drone Strasbourg, Metz)

90 - Territoire de Belfort 88 - Vosges 68 - Haut-Rhin 67 - Bas-Rhin 57 - Moselle 55 - Meuse 54 - Meurthe-et-Moselle 52 - Haute-Marne

SPIRITPROD33 (drone Bordeaux, Gironde)

SPIRITPROD33 (drone Bordeaux, Gironde)

65 - Hautes-Pyrénées 64 - Pyrénées-Atlantiques 47 - Lot-et-Garonne 40 - Landes 32 - Gers 31 - Haute-Garonne 24 - Dordogne