Parrot Anafi: The Cons
- We buy filming drones to capture cinematic, stable shots from the air. If we left the Anafi hovering in place for a stable shot and didn’t use any stick inputs, there was a slight wiggle as if it was trying to find its balance. This isn’t apparent when shooting from far distances, but it became more noticeable the closer we moved toward a subject—often the case with cars. It wasn’t a total dealbreaker because the wiggle went away as soon as we started to move in any direction, and most drone shots involve some type of movement. But it was something we had to work around.
- We flew the Anafi during a recent shoot at Hennessey Performance in Texas on a day with winds of around 10 mph, which the camera would succumb to occasionally and produce bumpy footage. The Parrot Anafi literature says