I got some direct and honest feedback from a real cinematographer on one of my posted videos that aerial videos from us fliers almost inevitably lack storytelling.
His comment to me was that without a story, you lose audience interest after a minute or so and no matter how great the shots or beautiful the subject, nobody cares, it's just more of the same.
Harsh stuff, but honest and gave me pause.
He quoted an example of what he was talking about done correctly by Philip Bloom.
Take a look. Lots of great ideas and techniques in this short little video: