2013-2016 Aerial videos
Click on links above under photography for up coming aerial photography.
2015 Aerial reel 100% filmed and edited by Beto Lopez
FAA Approves New Laws For Commercial Drone Use
Phantom 4 in 4K of Oakland, CA Sunset 05/22/16
100% drone footage of dancing cars/Low Rider Show in San Francisco
Video I was the camera DP with the Sony F7s and every moving shot is with my DJI Phantom 2 with GoPro 4K custom lens.
Artist Goapele, Song Strong as Glass
Directed by Lesetja Mohlabane
DP, camera OP, & aerials by Beto Lopez
Color correction done at bertonevisuals.com
How Great is Our God Music video I directed, filmed and edited/ 75% Drones shots I did as well.
Drone Dancer part 2/ Roller Skates San Francisco, CA
2014 aerial footage I had shot that is used in this video about Port of Stockton by Full Frame Productions. The fish eye shots are not mine. I have a non fish eye lens on my aerial craft. My new quad-copter doesn't have that jello effect. Watch for the aerial shots of the Stockton Port water tower, train yard, oil tankers, warehouse and cranes.
Aerials of the Water Hyacinth Removal at the Port of Stockton. All aerial and motion and above shots over the water machine I shot with my quadcopter. This was shot with my old copter in early 2014. My new one is smoother and no jellowing.
Behind the scenes aerials in the Mojave desert
Aerial drone filming a motorcycle 80s style
Aerials of Noob Hill - What Is There To See On Nob Hill In San Francisco?
Nob Hill comes to life every December with various activities from the Annual Tree-lighting ceremony in Huntington Park held by the Nob Hill Association, the first Monday after Thanksgiving, to the amazing Gingerbread House at the Fairmont San Francisco, dancing at the Top Of The Mark in the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, or awesome drinks and dinners at the Big4 Restaurant in the Scarlet Huntington. The new SFMasonic is also the place to go for awesome music in an eclectic setting that mixes history, with cool urban chic in one of the world's most inviting settings. Nob Hill is a sweet place to come hang out and play like the Big 4 did in the old times, just better! This video was made by Beto Lopez, an aspiring filmmaker and drone-video pioneer, after he was contacted to film the night lights of Nob Hill by Greg Galanos, of Nob Hill Now, a non-profit dedicated to provided community access to entertainment at the SF Masonic on Nob Hill. With assistance from the Nob Hill Association, Grace Cathedral and many of our local hotels, Beto shot hours and hours of footage using various techniques including aerials with small RC quad-copter and ground-level sequences with roller skates, all aerials were flown under 400 feet average 250 feet and under. Our thanks to all that participated.
11/22/14 Aerial footage I filmed the other day at treasure island of the 40 foot Bliss Dancer. Sunset till the night. Watch me fly like a bird around it with sunset shots of San Francisco.
Aerials Graffiti tour 1 Oakland, CA DJI Phantom 2 4K
Quick teaser aerial shots of the Oakland Boogaloo Reunion 2014 DJI Phantom 2
Flying into small spaces part 1/ Santa Monica Pier sunset January 16th 2014 flying through the pier Santa Monica. Song by - Blackbird Blackbird - Hold
Your selfie can't beat my Dronie. Laying on a bunch of CDs that will be made into a giant disco ball for the up coming burning man.
Keep George Lucas in San Francisco/Aerial shot of SF City hall
100% Aerial real estate video Santa Cruz mountains/ DJI Phantom 2/Hotrodcam
Aerial RC quadcopter Real Estate video, views of the Monterey Bay, CA/ DJI Phantom2. Filmed this for a Bay Area real estate company.
Aerial video if San Francisco fog sample 1
05/17/14 Acosta family aerial wine country sampler Sonoma, CA.
Aerial wine garden sampler with my good friends the Acosta's at the Wishes in Wine Country; a fundraiser to benefit Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area.
Aerial video in Yosemite before the ban winter 2013 DJI Phantom
November and December 02 2013 I was in Yosemite on a very quit days. There was drought and I was there on a weekday and hardly anyone in the park and no one really seen me fly until I was at Mirror lake flying up to half dome. One shot you can see a ranger drive by and I know he saw me. I wanted to get the water falls but because of the drought both months I went there was no falls. In November my memory card snapped when I was inserting it into the drive so I lost the footage when I flew from Mirror Lake to the top of Half Dome. When I went back in December my FPV goggles cable got loose so half way of the day I finished the rest of the day with no FPV for video signal. So when I made my second attempt to get the top of half dome from the dried up Mirror lake I had no FPV and I could not tell if I was high enough. As you can see at the end of the video I was only 75% up near the top of half dome. So I had planned to go back this spring to do one more attempt with my new upgrades and new Phantom 2 set up and custom lens. Well by the time I had made plans to go I find out recently about our flying devices are banned. So this video is not posted as originally planned but is all I can show since we can't fly anymore. https://vimeo.com/95320485
Aerial video & POV of the Bring Your Own Big Wheel race. 100% GoPro DJI PHantom 2. Bring your Own Big Wheel annual Easter Day down hill race 2014.
I customized my own fast big wheel with a motorcycle seat to fit two people for who ever wanted to jump on board. The pink mustache is from the ride share company called Lyft. I rode, filmed, flew and edited this video.
Flying with a Sail Boat race in San Francisco. Aerial Quadcopter DJI Phantom 2 Custom GoPro lens.
Flying out to 2000 feet from shore to follow along the racing boats of San Francisco bay from the Marina Green.
More videos coming soon. Surfing, skate boarding, fog shots in San Francisco, beaches, sunsets, cross country road trips etc.. Hundreds of hours of aerial
footage I still need to edit.
03/02/14 Aerial shots of San Francisco sunset clouds FPV teaser/DJI Phantom 2
02/14/14 San Francisco Valentine’s Day Pillow Fight from aerial camera above DJI Phantom 2
01/25/14 Chasing the sunset with the DJI Phantom 2 FPV Berkeley, CA Mooncricket Films error on water mark date as I got get use to 2014 lol.
10/19/13 Jimmy's Car Show from aerial quad-copter view. FPV DJI Phantom
01/01/14 New Years 2014 San Francisco aerial video from above. DJI Phantom 2
12/15/13 Bboys vs a Drone! Aerial video at Break for Tots.
12/25/13 Merry Christmas San Francisco city lights/ Santa's POV. AS SEEN ON CBS NEWS 5 and KRON 4 News
11/09/13 Aerial view of the Leap Sand Castle contest/ Flying GoPro DJI Phantom FPV
My custom mini me 2014 Ford Fiesta RC car/ 65MPH #FiestaMovement Mission 5.
11/15/13 My FPV Cine-Drone flying over SF Giants stadium & cirque du soleil/DJI Phantom.
11/13/13 Church of 8 Wheels San Francisco roller skating place/GoPro-Drone.
11/10/13 FPV DJI Phantom GoPro3+ filming an RC plane/ 800 feet
Lucas Cultural Arts Museum-I support the art of telling stories.
10/20/13 Beck - Live in San Francisco, Treasure Island Aerial shots quadcopter/DJI Phantom FPV
10/07/13 Flying out the office window above San Francisco! /FPV DJI Phantom Gimbal
10/06/13 My GoPro "Drone" flies over the HSB13 Festival San Francisco FPV DJI Phantom
I have spent many months and long hours practicing my flying before knowing I'm ready for flying at big events like this. I have so many hours of footage that I
have flown over many cities and from coast to coast that I''m still editing. Including weddings, dance events, sports and car commercials content for Ford
motors. Subscribe to be ready to see more of my flying videos that I will soon be posting. You can also see my aerial photos on my instagram. Contact me on
my website that I still need to update for hiring me to film for your projects or events.
09/29/13 DJI Phantom with new upgrade kit, tilt & gimbal over Golden Gate Park roller rink.
08/23-24-25/13 Fiesta Movement 4th mission/ Adult Space Camp adventure highlights/ DJI Phantom FPV
Thank you to Ford Motors, Fiesta Movement and Space Camp USA for allowing me to have 100% creative freedom to make this video based on my experience. I
drove my 2014 Ford Fiesta provided by Ford Motors from San Francisco to Huntsville Space Camp. I didn't know there was an adult Space Camp until Ford
offered the opportunity for my mission for adventure month. It has been a dream of mine to go to Space Camp ever since I first learned about it in the 80s after
the movie was made based on it. Hopefully this video will inspire other adults who had dreamed as a kid to go to take the opportunity to experience what I have
just did. Also thank you Space Camp for allowing me and trusting me to fly my DJI Phantom quadcopter GoPro over your rockets with 100% unlimited access.
This video proves with creative freedom of my abilities as a one man crew filmmaker. Hopefully one day to make bigger projects with a crew so imagine that. I
will have more photos posted from this trip on my instagram page http://www.instagram.com/mooncricketfilms and
Update 08/15/13 New gimbal and has now been added to my quadcopter. Here is the latest video now nice and smooth.
Drone dancer at Venice Beach. Roller skate aerial dance/ Mooncricket Films
DJI Phantom Night flight test in the fog & wind/San Francisco/Gimbal needed
Flying my DJI Phantom GoPro Drone over Dolores Park San Francisco
Flying my drone DJI Phantom over the fire works San Francisco
My first flight test at Golden Gate Park