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Video: “Off The Beaten Path,” A DJI & Skypixel Contest Story

- 7 years ago

Andy Best grew up on a farm in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where he would watch the starry sky every night. After moving to and living in the city for years, he started to crave the nature he once called home. In 2015, Andy quit his city job and started a tour company, taking people through untraversed areas in a van

Nowadays, he brings his DJI Phantom 4 Pro, which allows him to capture unique aerial images along the way.

If you enjoy capturing stunning aerial perspectives, the recently opened 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest runs through to August 2 and welcomes all drone users to submit their vision of the world in video format to any of three categories: NatureCity, or Sport. Whether you are a new drone user, a professional videographer, or someone just wanting to showcase their creativity from above, you can enter the contest here.

Watch this short film from Andy below:

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.