Shooting Abandoned Places and Urban Exploration with Drones.


Petr and Paula (IG:Drone_gurl) talk about their urban exploration adventures and shooting abandoned places with drones.

We share a few tips on where to find interesting abandoned places, planning your trip, and what to expect when you get there.

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Enjoy a Couple videos from our trips to abandoned places:

Amazing place to fly drones: Arthur Kill – an abandoned ship boneyard in Staten Island, NY. Video is shot with DJI Phantom 4, and edited in Final Cut Pro X using selective color masks.

Haunting Drone View of an Abandoned Ship Graveyard in New York City – Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard, Staten Island, NYC Drone Video from PhotoFlight Aerial Media on Vimeo.

North Brother Island, located in New York City’s East River, is an abandoned sanatorium for patients with infectious diseases, and a site of the highest casualty shipwreck in NYC’s history. This island is only accessible with boat, covered in poison ivy, and too close to LaGuardia Airport to fly drones, but nevertheless, we came back with a great adventure and a few cool cinemagraphs – photographs edited in Adobe After Effects to appear in motion by breaking them up in 3D layers and creating slight Parallax effect in the scene.

Creepy Abandoned Sanatorium on an Island in New York City? North Brother Island NYC Cinemagraph Video. from PhotoFlight Aerial Media on Vimeo.

What is your Favorite Abandoned Place? Please, post below, we want to hear from you!

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