RC Rivera/CNN A gathering of drones — Drone hobbyists watch a pair of the aircraft take to the air at a recent Make Drone "Fly-In" event in American Canyon, California. Click through for more scenes of drones and their human masters. RC Rivera/CNN First-person piloting — 3D Robotics employee Pablo Lema views live video streamed from the drone above his head. The first-person view is displayed on his goggles, while he steers the device with a hand-held controller. RC Rivera/CNN Built for photography — Chris Anderson, founder of 3D Robotics, holds the company's new Iris drone. The device is designed for aerial photography and will cost $750 when it is released in February. RC Rivera/CNN Pair a drone with an iPad — Fighting Walrus co-founder Andy Brown demonstrates his company's iPad accessory (mounted on the left side of the tablet), a $129 device for controlling and communicating with drones. RC Rivera/CNN Experienced pilot for hire — Zolie Sarriugarte, 7, gets ready to take a drone for a spin. Sarriugarte likes drones because "if there's a ball stuck up in a tree you can go fly over and knock the ball out."