Last minute aerial shoot in Iceland
May 12, 2013 • Leave a Comment
I had a great last minute aerial shoot on my short trip to Iceland. Reykjavik Helicopters made it happen with almost no notice on a cold but clear morning only a couple of hours before my flight back to London. Thanks guys - it was the highlight of my trip.
It was pretty windy, check out the horizontal windsock !
I concentrated on mostly new abstract landscapes as the really dramatic scenery was too far away to fly to and make it back in time for my UK flight this trip. Stayed tuned for some shots from the shoot.
Shooting the Ölfusá RiverThis helicopter had a sliding door so I could close it to stay warm between locations !
It’s turned into a bit of a tradition for each aerial shoot to take a shot of the back of the helicopter from my position sitting out of the door on each trip. I call them my tail rotor shots, and I’m getting quite a collection. This one is over the bay bridge in San Francisco from an earlier blog post.
These two tail rotor shots from Iceland are maybe 10 minutes apart, and you can see how dramatically the landscape changes.
Keywords: 2013, Eurocopter Ecureuil Astar AS3, aerial photographer Jon Hope, aerial photography, canon 5d mk3, helicopter, iceland, landscape, reykjavik Helicopters, tail rotor
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