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 expert aerial cinematographer since 1975 filming from a Bell Jet Ranger helicopter with 35mm Arriflex film in his hometown New York City. in 2022 utilizing the DJI Mavic 2 Pro Digital 4K drone to one tenth of that cost. ($750.00 an hour for chopper, Tyler Mount and Arriflex II-C) achieving dramatically better results with less risk allowing for the lowest heights and closer proximity to buildings - impossible to achieve with a motion picture camera mounted in an actual rotorcraft.