amos chapple's drone photos offer a birds-eye-view of world landmarks amos chapple's drone photos offer a birds-eye-view of world landmarks
apr 28, 2015

amos chapple's drone photos offer a birds-eye-view of world landmarks

amos chapple’s drone photos offer a birds-eye-view of world landmarks
(above) saint petersburg’s hermitage pavilion
image © amos chapple

 

 

 

a bird’s eye view of some of the world’s most stunning architectural and natural wonders is the subject of ‘air‘, a photographic portfolio by new zealand-based amos chapple and his drone. from new delhi to barcelona, chapple records a vantage point otherwise unknown to human sight, from an altitude that soars over cities, structures and landmark sights. many of the images from the series were taken before drone photography was restricted or otherwise enforced, offering him the chance to hover his device above the taj mahal and saint petersburg’s hermitage pavilion without restraint. ‘there was a window of about 18 months where it was possible to fly these things anywhere and people were excited to see it’, chapple tells business insider. ‘I’m glad I made use of that time.’ with many of these locations enforcing a strict ban on drone usage, chapple’s aerial images may be some of the last remaining of their type.

amos chapple air drone photography
the taj mahal
image © amos chapple

amos chapple air drone photography
the lotus temple in new delhi, india
image © amos chapple

amos chapple air drone photography
the star fort at bourtange
image © amos chapple

amos chapple air drone photography
suburbs around sagrada familia, barcelona
image © amos chapple

amos chapple air drone photography
‘hill 3’ in mumbai
image © amos chapple

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