Ferdinand Wolf’s Aerial Journey To DJI Creative Director
Ferdinand Wolf’s passion for aerial photography and Drone Technology took flight at the young age of 10 when he attached a disposable camera to an RC helicopter.
He recalls that youthful venture, “I think I must have been one of the first people to take a dronie! That photo of me still exists, and the one after is of a crashed helicopter…”
His fascination with remote flying machines evolved, especially when drones with cameras hit the scene, which he said left him sleepless for days. This enthusiasm culminated in an impressive career where IT expertise, professional photography, and drone technology seamlessly converged.
In an interview with Stuff, Wolf emphasizes the critical role of photography knowledge in drone piloting, particularly when catering to the high expectations of Hollywood’s directors of photography.
His proficiency under pressure is one of his defining traits. Reflecting on his experience flying drones live on ABC’s Good Morning America,…