Liberate drones for photos

Sagrat Cor Church, above Barcelona, 20 minutes before a thunderstorm.

Sagrat Cor Church, above Barcelona, 20 minutes before a thunderstorm. (Photo by Amos Chapple)

If an argument is to be made to exempt photography from the gathering global wave of bans on the use of drones for commercial purposes, it is in “Illegal drove photos of the most beautiful places on earth,” a collection of drone aerial photography by Amos Chapple, published by Business Insider. Chapple also provides a running commentary on the challenges of drone photography. Of the photo above, for example, he notes that shots starring weather often require many retakes – impossibly costly from a helicopter.

About David Brussat

This blog was begun in 2009 as a feature of the Providence Journal, where I was on the editorial board and wrote a weekly column of architecture criticism for three decades. Architecture Here and There fights the style wars for classical architecture and against modern architecture, no holds barred. My freelance writing and editing on that topic and others addresses issues of design and culture locally and globally. I am a member of the board of the New England chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, which bestowed an Arthur Ross Award on me in 2002. I work from Providence, R.I., where I live with my wife Victoria, my son Billy and our cat Gato. If you would like to employ my writing and editing to improve your work, please email me at my consultancy,, or call 401.351.0457. Testimonial: "Your work is so wonderful - you now enter my mind and write what I would have written." - Nikos Salingaros, mathematician at the University of Texas, architectural theorist and author of many books.
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1 Response to Liberate drones for photos

  1. huge picture
    you knock me out


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