Drones

The other lights: drones show Baltimore fireworks from up close & above

The other lights: drones show Baltimore fireworks from up close & above

Chances are if you watched a fireworks show live and in person this week, you probably had one flashing light blinking overhead for a bit longer than the fireworks themselves.

In fact, if you did’t see a drone hovering near your local fireworks, you probably just weren’t noticing.

Drone usage is a hot topic in the photography world.

The FAA recommends that drone owners shouldn’t operate them near fireworks, and amateur pilots aren’t allowed to fly over crowds or too high. And even though many are equipped with flashing lights, amateur pilots should avoid...

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