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    New Perspectives

    Adventure.com and DJI have partnered to curate and showcase the best aerial cinematography from around the world.

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    Adventure: Small Hope Bay

    50km southwest of Nassau’s bright lights and busy streets is a remote and mostly uninhabited island that’s been forgotten by time. Protected by the world’s 3rd largest barrier reef, Andros Island in The Bahamas was once a safe-haven for pirates and smugglers. According to legend the famous pirate Captain Henry Morgan would hang lanterns on […]

    ACROSS THE SKY — a world record slackline in the Utah desert

    On November 15, 2015 Théo Sanson walked nearly 500 meters on a slackline rigged from The Rectory to Castleton Tower in Castle Valley, Utah – likely a new world record. Rigging the line is perhaps as significant a feat as walking it. Andy Lewis Brent Cain Aleta Edinger Sylvan Slacks Scott Rogers Brian Mosbaugh Homer […]

    Kauai: The Garden Island

    Video of Hawaii’s Kauai shot by Eric Thane on a DJI Phantom 3 with a GoPro in 4k. You can learn how Eric shot and graded this video here: nofilmschool.com/2015/06/shooting-grading-4k-phantom-3-professional

    Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl

    Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I’ve been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had an effect on so many people, including my family when we lived in Italy. The nuclear dust clouds swept westward towards us. The Italian police went round and threw […]

    Turkey’s Turquoise Coast from the Air

    Our friends at MatadorNetwork have put together another badass aerial video, this time in partnership with the Turkish tourism board to capture the stunning Turquoise Coast of Turkey from above. It’s a beautiful compilation of shots, showcasing ancient castles and cities, secluded coves and modern resorts all along one of the most gorgeous coastlines in […]

    DJI Zenmuse X5 Camera

    DJI, the world’s largest producer of aerial filmmaking equipment, has just released its latest camera for the Inspire 1 aerial platform. The Zenmuse X5 is specifically designed for aerial photography and cinematography, with a 16MP mirrorless micro four-thirds sensor that’s capable of recording lossless 4K video at 30fps, interchangeable lenses and a removable 512gb SSD. Stabilization […]

    The Lost City of Chernobyl

    Filmmaker Philip Grossman has partnered with DJI to create a documentary called Exploring the Zone. This is just the trailer for the film, so we can’t wait to watch the full feature length and see just what exactly Chernobyl has turned into over nearly 30 years. The Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Pripyat, Ukraine suffered a […]

    The Wild Atlantic Way from the Sky

    Filmmaker Raymond Fogarty travelled with his drone along the west coast of Ireland, also known as the Wild Atlantic Way, which at 2,500km is the longest defined road trip in the world with attractions and helpful sign posts for travellers along the entire route. Some of the Adventure.com team was fortunate enough to travel along the Wild […]

    Drone footage of surfers riding 30ft waves at Teahupo’o, Tahiti

    In July 2015 a massive swell hit Teahupoo, Tahiti in French Polynesia. This swell created massive 30 foot waves surfed by Raimana, Matahi Drollet, Niccolo Porcella, Matehau Tetopata, Oliver Kurtz, Russell Bierke and more. This aerial video was filmed with a DJI Inspire and Phantom 3. Teahupoo is one of the most powerful and deadly […]

    Aerial View of Machu Picchu from a DJI Phantom Drone

    Drone’s-eye-view of Machu Picchu in Peru from Wayna Picchu — the taller, harder, way more dangerous-er peak right beside Machu Picchu.

    Cheetah vs. Drone in South Africa

    As drones become more popular with photographers and travellers, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the practical applications of the technology. From assisting in search and rescue operations to surveying agriculture and real estate, we’re only at the beginning of what’s sure to be an explosion of both consumer and professional applications for drone technology. That’s […]

    Floating Above Bora Bora

    Renowned travel photographer Trey Ratcliff put together this video of flying over Bora Bora with his DJI Phantom quadcopter. Bora Bora is already a stunning place to look at in photos & videos, but this is aerial perspective somehow makes it even more gorgeous. You can see more of Trey’s work at his site: StuckInCustoms.com

    Los Angeles

    The latest aerial exploration from Ian Wood explores LA like you’ve never seen it before. Description from Ian: “This is the city-wide follow up to my aerial exploration of downtown Los Angeles from last year (vimeo.com/101231747). And much like with downtown, I continue to be awe struck by how much of this vast city I […]

    Azerbaijan — The Land of Fire

    “The personal project started out as an idea – why not travel around Azerbaijan for a month and create a video showing how beautiful the country is. A major improvement to the idea came with a thought of using a drone for aerial footage and using camera angles no one used there before. But the […]

    Wulingyuan 武陵源

    “One of the most beautiful places I have seen, the views are breathtaking no matter what direction you look at. A truly Avatarish looking landscape. Amazing too, how they made the mountains and peaks accessible for the people. I got these shoots on a 5 day trip to the park and surroundings. I was afraid […]

    Rarotonga

    See the beautiful island of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands from an aerial perspective in 4K resolution. The volcanic island of Rarotonga stands over 14,750 feet (4,500 meters) above the ocean floor. It is 32 km (20 miles) in circumference and has an area of 67.19 km² (26 square miles). At a depth of 4,000 […]

    One Flew Over Iceland

    We can never get enough Iceland. Filmed in January 2014, this aerial view of Iceland captures the epic landscapes and wildlife with beautifully smooth, sweeping motion. Shot on a DJI Phantom 2.