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Celestial Lights | A time lapse of the aurora borealis in Tromso, Norway and Healy, Alaska, US

I’m happy to share with you my second time lapse project featuring the aurora borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. This time, I’m partnering with my aurora hunter friend Marco Brotto, who also shares the same enthusiasm and passion for this unreal phenomenon. The video contains image sequences shot in different nights and locations, […]

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The Death Gate of the Auschwitz II – Birkenau Camp

In the last years of WWII, the sleepy Polish town of Oświęcim saw the cruel massacre of as many as three million innocent men, women and children in the gas chambers. I really didn’t know what to expect from my visit to Auschwitz. I was excited to be visiting a site which had played such […]

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A sunset in Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo

It is impossible to go to Florence without going to the famous Piazzale Michelangelo (Michelangelo Square), in the Oltrarno district, to appreciate the magnificent panoramic view of the city. The panorama embraces the heart of Florence from Forte Belvedere to Santa Croce, across the lungarni and the bridges crossing the Arno, including the Ponte Vecchio, […]

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A drone in Connemara, Ireland

My latest flight with the Phantom 2 Quadcopter last weekend over the Maumturk Mountains and the Twelve Bens in Connemara, Ireland. The Maumturk Mountains are a picturesque mountain range in Connemara in the west of Ireland. They are less well known than their more famous neighbours, the Twelve Bens, a mountain range of sharp-peaked quartzite […]

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A drone in the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

My third flight with my new DJI Phantom 2 was at the Cliffs of Moher in the west of Ireland. This was shot last weekend and I have to say that I was very lucky with the weather. I’m still getting used with the controls of the drone, it is actually not that hard, but […]

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