Shooting News from the Sky: A Drone Photographer’s Unique Perspective

by | Dec 30, 2022 | PetaPixel

Featured image: The Jacobite Steam Train crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland. Otherwise known as “Harry Potter’s Railway,” the viaduct appeared in three of the movies, October 18, 2022 | Chris Gorman / Big Ladder

Cross-posted from [by Matt Growcoot]

A photographer who has shot news photos for the past 30 years started using a drone to capture stories from a fresh perspective.

Chris Gorman runs Big Ladder and uses a DJI Mavic 3 Pro to shoot pictures for newspapers and corporate clients.

The U.K.-based photographer tells PetaPixel that while smartphones have affected the photography market, “you can’t put an iPhone in the air.”

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