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"I’d hit a creativity block with my camera and wanted to document Brighton from a new perspective. The drone has given me a new direction and renewed my excitement with photography. I was hooked straight away. I flew it over Brighton Pier a few times and thought, ‘this is an amazing way of seeing things’. The different angles are so extraordinary.
"I love photographing the edge of the land. The coast has really interesting shapes and contrasts, like the water currents inside and outside the marina and Old Harry Rocks in Dorset. The other advantage of photographing the edge is that there are fewer people to upset. Just the seagulls.
"Owning a drone has also changed my perspective on holidays. Whenever I book a trip the first thing I do is go on Google Earth to scout locations to fly. I went to the Maldives last year which was amazing as they have so many small islands and seascapes. Their customs had a really good look at the drone, but they let me in with it. I’ve just come back from Budapest where drones are banned. I was gutted... [read more]
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