Crashes and fly aways are of course part of the story, therefore maybe when doing footage on water environments it could be worth considering a specialized solution such as a a Quad H2O?
Of the recently released WQ550 S.A.R.Q. ?
for which Lift off UAV is now taking pre-orders?
If you are interested in the subject of aquatic multirotors and quadcopters by all means check out Cheng’s article on Make Magazine.