Drone flight over Scranton June 2021 for ECTV Ch 19 Comcast
Chris Balton Aerial Cinematography began with a Bell Jet RangerII in 1975 at New York's Island Helicopters
Chris Balton is an aerial photography and videography expert. His start in Aerial cinematography & production focused on Bell Jet Ranger helicopters & 35mm Arri film production beginning in the '70s in New York City.
Balton is now based in beautiful downton Scranton PA, and the cost of Digital 4K Aerial filming with a drone is a fraction of the expense from decades ago. ($1,250.00 an hour for chopper, Tyler Mount and Arriflex II-C) achieving dramatically better results with less risk allowing for lower heights and closer proximity to buildings impossible to achieve with a motion picture camera mounted in an actual rotorcraft.