14.03.17 by Staff

“Flatland II” by Photographer Aydin Büyüktas

Another batch of incredible photo manipulations by Turkish photographer and artist Aydin Büyüktas. Stitching together arial drone shots from around the United States, see more images from “Flatland II” below. You can also click here to check out our previous post of similarly warped images taken from around Istanbul, if you haven’t already!

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04.05.16 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Drone Ballet at Mt. Fuji

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MIDI controlled flying machines and 16,500 LED lights. This is coooooool, can’t wait to see this idea taken further. Watch the video on Booooooom TV.

27.01.16 by Jeff

Best Use of Drone: Photographer Aydin Büyüktas Creates a Beautifully Warped City

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Photographer Aydin Büyüktas’ background in film and visual effects really shows in “Flatland”, a cinematic series of drone footage digitally manipulated to create shots of Istanbul which seem to fold over on themselves. Büyüktas must have loved Inception. More images below!

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31.08.15 by Jeff

Jaw-Dropping Drone’s Eye View of Surfing in Teahupo’o

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Brent Bielmann and Eric Sterman’s breathtaking drone footage from Tahiti is some of the best I’ve ever seen. Great perspective on one of the most famous surf breaks in the world. Watch “Teahupo’o, Du Ciel” below.

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17.08.15 by Staff

Drone Video of the Day: Ian Wood “Los Angeles”

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Regardless of your position on drones, it’s impossible not to be taken by the amazing shots Ian Wood has put together in his short-form video, “Los Angeles.” While some famous landmarks didn’t make it in, Wood includes a lot of public art (shoutout to our friend Jeff Soto at the 5:20 mark!). See here for a complete list of locations and watch the full video below.

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07.11.14 by Jeff

Future Technology: “Nixie” Wearable Selfie Drone Camera

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The days of having to hold a camera, or anything, in order to snap a selfie are numbered. Introducing Nixie, the wearable drone quadcopter that just won Intel’s $500,000 Make It Wearable prize. The product is still in development but the video below demonstrates how users will be able to wear a drone around their wrist and simply let it fly whenever they want to take a selfie. The quadcopter will lift off, snap some photos, and return.

Watch the video below.

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19.02.14 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2014 / Helicopter Video

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Here’s a little edit of some of this year’s Pow! Wow! Hawaii murals, shot high above the Kaka’ako district of Honolulu, from a little drone helicopter.

Artists in order of appearance: Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn, Ron English, Ekundayo, Meggs and Bask, Nychos and Buff Monster, Madsteez, and Andrew Schoultz. This is only a tiny glimpse, more to come!

Enjoy the video below!

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