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Aerial photo of Zurich's Prime Tower

The Prime Tower

Even in real life, the Prime Tower in Zurich looks like an architect’s digitally created visualization. It was the tallest building in Switzerland until 2011.

Sandbanks and Poole harbour in Dorset

Sandbanks peninsula, Dorset

A small community on the British coast, near Poole in Dorset, is a prime piece of land. Measuring just eighty-eight metres at its narrowest point, the peninsula is amongst the most expensive pieces of real estate in the world, after cities like London and Tokyo.

Using a drone subtly

Using a drone isn’t all about “aerial photography”, but, for me, about the ability to get better angles for photos which are otherwise out of reach.

Aerial photography with the Mavic Air

After a lot of deliberation, a few months’ saving, and a lot of review videos and articles, I decided to buy a drone.

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A year with a drone in Switzerland

By Christian Cueni.

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Raetia Prima – high-resolution aerial film of Graubünden

If you have a large monitor, use the options in the embedded video player to go full-screen and to switch to 4K (2160p) resolution. By Kevin Walker, via TechBlog.

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Alpine Paradise – Beatenberg

Completely inappropriate to the season, but what the heck. A beautiful sequence of clips filmed – mainly with a drone – in and above Beatenberg, looking over the lake shores I call home. The film was made by Maximilian Eckmann whilst staying in a local holiday apartment.

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Aerial sequence of Brighton’s West Pier

Filmed by Sam Moore of Visual Air, these are touching sequences of a structure which can’t be much longer for this world.

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The Grey League

Filmed in the beautiful South East regions of the Swiss alps, this film features many classic landscapes of the majestic country of Switzerland. We were based in one the oldest towns in Graubünden, Chur, with a trip into the clouds in Filisur and revealing one of the world heritage sites in the breathtaking Landwasser viaduct.… (Read More)

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Droning on

Talking of objects of desire… how about your own private “octocopter” for filming and for aerial photography? (This sequence filmed by facebook.com/FSAviationGmbh.)