This short subject is the best in terms of aerial drone photography that I have yet seen. Have a look!
“This movie was shot during our 20 days trip to Antarctica in December 2014 to January 2015.
We started from Ushuaia in Argentina and went to Port Williams in Chile, rounded Cape Horn and crossed the Drake Passage towards the Melchior Islands in Antarctica. We spent 16 days in the Antarctic and got to experience the most amazing scenery and wildlife before we returned back to Ushuaia.
Filmed with GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition and DJI Phantom 2, edited with Final Cut Pro X.”
“In the CBC series “The Great Human Odyssey”, the camera stays in constant motion, soaring above and moving through the worlds of traditional cultures and our ancient ancestors. The images are absolutely breathtaking and were filmed in some very remote locations. The three-part documentary series and interactive web documentary explores the unlikely survival and the miraculous emergence of Homo sapiens as the world’s only global species. Ancient climate research has revealed that we evolved during the most volatile era since the extinction of the dinosaurs. Just like the many other kinds of human who once shared our world, we should have died away. Instead, our species survived to populate every corner of the planet, against all the odds.”
“For aerials footage, the crew used the remote-controlled drone platform of Canadian company Skymotion. Capable of carrying a stabilized Red Epic shooting 5K footage, this flying camera system runs on portable batteries and packs into three suitcases for transport. The crew filmed ice floes on the Bering Strait, tuna-fishing boats in Papau New Guinea, sand dunes in Namibia, and in the back of a moving pick-up truck in the Kalahari Desert. Alongside Skymotion’s drone, ZatzWorks’ helicopter-mounted Cineflex system, carrying the Arri Alexa camera, provided aerial footage in high alpine, glacier, tundra and Pacific Ocean locations.”
Flying your camera with an RC helicopter is not as easy as it seems. it normally requires a lot of expertise and practice. Don’t let anyone tell you that it is easy or inexpensive. It’s not! DJI has great products as you may know and now here comes Plexidrone with some amazing new features.