Where stands don’t reach: Falcon Fly, a quadcopter flash

Modern lighting accessories can do a lot of things. But can they fly?

Falcon Eyes Falcon Fly

Modern lighting accessories can do a lot of things. But can they fly? One company wants to fix this obvious feature gap with Falcon Fly, a flash on a quadcopter. It will be able to take your lights where boom arms, light stands and long-armed photo assistants can’t reach. What could possibly go wrong?

Falcon Eyes Falcon Fly

The genius idea — just a concept at this stage — was devised by fans of Falcon Eyes, the Hong Kong lighting manufacturer. The firm is seeking feedback on its Facebook page to see whether the Falcon Fly should be made a reality.

Falcon Eyes Falcon Fly

What do you think? Is this the next big accessory for creative photographers? Where would you use one?

David Selby
Based in Paris, France, David Selby is editor of Lighting Rumours, a part-time photographer and a quantitative analyst.
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