Not a lot of time has passed, since drones came into mainstream of photography, video making and film making, allowing cinematographers, photographers and just simple hobyists to take advantage of them and make incredible content.
Despite amazing art, that people make using drones, they are being regulated harshly by the law and now, there is much less freedom in using drones where you want. But, when drones are being used how they are supposed to be used, by honest, good-hearted photographers and film makers, drone cameras were making us just look at images, videos and sit silently, enjoying the view we see.
New Zealand photographer,
Amos Chapple, made a lot of amazing photographs taken using drone, while he travelled for two years around the world. Clouds swirl through the pillars of Sagrat Cor Church, high on a hill above Barcelona. Twenty minutes later a thunderstorm hit the city. Saint Petersburg’s Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood during a squally autumn morning. The church marks the spot where the reformist Tsar Alexander II was assassinated; the patch of the cobbles on which he lay dying is preserved inside the church. The neatly arranged suburbs around Sagrada Familia. Octagonal city blocks allow for the light, spacious street corners which make al fresco beer & tapas in Barcelona such a delight. The Taj Mahal and its gardens as the day’s first tourists trickle through. Click here to watch a BBC interview discussing working with a drone in India. Budapest on a summer morning. Europe, please never change. Saint Petersburg’s Hermitage Pavilion wreathed in dawn mist. The little whipped cream palace was famous for parties where mechanical tables laden with food rose from beneath the floorboards. Click here for the full gallery. Known to the locals as ‘Hill 3’ this knoll jutting above Mumbai’s northern slums is no more valuable than the land below; running water, which the hill lacks, is far more valued than any view. The Lotus Temple, dotted with pigeons at sunrise. Designed by an Iranian exile, the building serves as the centre of the Bahai’i faith in Delhi. Jama Masjid, the heart of Islam in India. The red sandstone structure was built under the orders of the Shah Jahan, the same Emperor who commissioned the Taj Mahal. The Vittoria Light, overlooking the Gulf of Trieste at sunset. Two wrestlers practising the ancient Indian sport of Kushti in a pit they had hacked into the ground two hours earlier. Buda castle on August 20, 2014. The barge in the centre of the Danube is loaded with fireworks, launched later that night to celebrate Hungary’s national day. The star fort at Bourtange. Three centuries after the last cannonball was fired in anger at the fort, it now serves as a museum and centre of a sleepy farming village in eastern Holland. The low, thick walls were designed to offset the pounding force of cannonfire. Russian tourists basking on the beach in Abkhazia. Paris’ Sacré-Cœur glowing in a hazy sunrise. Russia’s candy-cane capital. The golf course at Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand. Peter & Paul Cathedral after a snowstorm, Xmas day 2014. We *almost* saw the sun that day. Anyone who’s ever spent a December in St. Petersburg knows how special this is. The Peter & Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg’s founding point. At the time of the fort’s construction the islands of St. Petersburg were populated only by a ragtag collection of fishermen’s huts. The area was deemed “too wild, too wet, too unhealthy” for human habitation, the equivalent of founding a capital city in the upper reaches of Hudson Bay. Saints Peter & Paul Cathedral rising through winter mist.