Establishing Shots stock videos, footage & clips
An establishing shot is a critical opening scene that creates context for the scenes to come and connects the audience to your film or video. iStock carries a wide variety of stock and unique establishing shot videos in urban, rural, or natural environments. iStock also has establishing shots taken by drones, and in 4K, slow motion, or zoom in/out styles. Find your perfect establishing shot today!
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Aerial establishing shot of Fort Worth, Texas at sunset on a summer evening.
Aerial establishing shot of Boston, Massachusetts at sunset, looking across the Charles River towards the downtown skyline and following a red line train. Authorization was obtained from the FAA for this operation in restricted airspace.
Paris - France, Aerial View, Time Lapse, Eiffel Tower - Paris, City
Most popular establishing shots videos
These eye-catching videos have a recognizable quality and universal appeal that connects with audiences everywhere.
Time lapse shot taken by a drone flying over Downtown Los Angeles from sunset to full dark.
Drone shot of Seattle, Washington on a sunny afternoon in summer from over Capitol Hill, looking across the First Hill neighborhood towards the Central Business District.
Drone shot of Boston Common at sunrise on a sunny morning in Fall. The rising sun is shining between the downtown buildings, creating dramatic lens flare. Authorization was obtained from the FAA for this operation in restricted airspace.
Tokyo during the isolation and quarantine of fighting Corona virus while no traffic on the highway, Japan
Beach house illuminated at night. MS, real time.
Aerial establishing shot of a residential neighborhood in Stamford, Connecticut on a sunny day in Fall, looking down on houses and vibrant autumn leaf color on the trees.