Tag: aerial

Mar 15, 2015

Drone Explores Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

Drone Explores Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

Experience the world’s largest cave, Vitenam’s Hang Son Doong, from a quadcopter’s POV. The video was filmed by Ryan Deboodt near the entrance and the first and second dolines (skylights), which are 2.5 and 3.5 km inside the cave respectively. Deboodt used the following gear: Canon 6D, Canon 16-35mm f4, DJI Phantom 2, GoPro…

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Mar 11, 2015

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

A quadcopter captures a pod of bottlenose dolphins playing in the waves along the Esperance coastline in Western Australia. Amazing to see them leap out of the water like that!

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Feb 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Picture of the Day: Rice Terraces from Above

Photograph by Jialiang Gao | http://www.peace-on-earth.org In this breathtaking aerial photograph by Jialiang Gao, we see the amazing terraced rice terraces of Yunnan, China. Yunnan’s Yuanyang County is a popular destination with photographers due to the vast areas of nearby mountains which have been cultivated into terraced rice paddies for at least the past…

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Feb 25, 2015

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully…

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Feb 10, 2015

Picture of the Day: Spirals of Light Bursting from Earth

Picture of the Day: Spirals of Light Bursting from Earth

Photograph by NASA/Barry Wilmore In this incredible photo we see spirals of lights bursting from Earth. The photo was taken from the International Space Station by astronaut Barry Wilmore, the commander of Expedition 42 and one of six astronauts currently on board. Expedition 42 has been on the ISS since September 2014 and will…

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Jan 29, 2015

Drone Captures Haunting Aerial Footage of Auschwitz 70 Years On

Drone Captures Haunting Aerial Footage of Auschwitz 70 Years On

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during…

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Jan 22, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Tokyo Metropolis from Above

Picture of the Day: The Tokyo Metropolis from Above

Photograph by Panic_Switch Flickr | Picsurge | Reddit Seen here is the sprawling metropolis of Tokyo. One of the 47 prefectures of Japan, Tokyo is the country’s capital and the Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world; home to nearly 37 million people. The photo was taken by reddit…

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