Vincent Laforet is a director, photographer, and a pioneer in tilt-shift, aerial photography, and in HD DSLR cameras for shooting film. He won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his images of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s conflicts after 9/11, plus three prizes at the 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, Life and many other national and international publications have commissioned his service.
We’ve complied 5 of the most intriguing, interesting Drone videos that have sprung up already this year from different corners of the internet. From first time flyers to more experienced aerial work from around the globe.
With 2015 being labeled the year of the Drone, it looks as if we’re off to a good start with some great and intense footage right off the bat… We think the uses of drones for photojournalism, film and TV is going to be an ... Read more →
Wow, Incredible footage captured in Cape Town by videographer Eric Cheng. We’d love to go film some of the beautiful scenery South Africa has to offer… Including the Sharks! Read more →
Swiss ex fighter pilot, Guinness Book record holder and first man to fly with a jet-propelled wing, Yves Rossy A.K.A. Jetman is back in the sky pushing the boundaries of aviation by completing a sensational formation flight with Aerobatics Champion Veres Zoltán in Dubai! If this doesn’t wanna make you try a jetpack, we don’t know what will!
Jetman Dubai, in partnership with XDubai, has just opened the door on the realms of possibility and the best is yet to ... Read more →
One of the best drone surf edits so far we think. This shore break is crazy, The Wedge at Newport Beach coupled with the pilots nice lines make a great little edit.
A few have tried to capture the wedge from the air but Air Reel Productions kill it with this one.
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This one’s quite ambitious! Essentially a giant solar quadcopter shielding the stadiums from the blistering Qatar heat, which in June and July get up to a toasty 50°C.
Qatar were announced as hosts in December, and Fifa president Sepp Blatter initially said he expected the 2022 competition to be moved to winter. Qatar beat Australia, Japan, South Korea and the United States to host the tournament in the vote held by Fifa’s executive committee on 2 December 2010 in Zurich.
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Cool little edit from inside a public library showing some of the processes of book sorting. Would have been nice to see the full process but cool nonetheless!
Wrangling special-order books and DVDs between the New York Public Libary’s 150 branches is a daunting task, but it’s actually made surprisingly efficient with the laser scanning machines at its Queens sorting facility.
Piloting indoors can be difficult and takes a ... Read more →
Yep, Fireworks filmed with a drone look even cooler in reverse… Thanks for that one internet!
Check out the clip below shot on Fourth of July with a DJI Phantom Vision 2+ over Decatur, Georgia. Read more →
Eric Dupin set up the website Dronestagram, an Instagram alternative focussing solely on aerial snaps
The site’s founder Eric Dupin told the BBC, drone photography quite literally offers a whole new perspective.
“It depicts a new vision of the world, with stunning images taken from low altitude, near field,” he said.
“It is so different of images taken by satellite or plane or helicopter, or, on the other end, street view images. It represents an ‘intermediary layer’.”
The website recently launched ... Read more →
The AirPenguin, created by German automation company Festo, is an autonomous penguin-like drone that can move around freely in a defined air space through a microcontroller.
Festo is well-known for finding inspiration in nature, having developed other animal-like drones such as the SmartBird and the remote-controlled BionicOpter, based on the flight of dragonflies.
Check out everything about the German made flying Penquin Read more →