Access. That’s always been my ask as a photographer, what angle or event can I photograph that others can’t. That’s what first piqued my interest when I first saw the DJI Phantom last year.
Elevated Element, Baltimore’s pioneering drone photography duo, is flying high. Terry and Belinda Kilby — the husband and wife team behind some of the most breathtaking and unique aerial images of Baltimore and the surrounding region — have released their first book (Drone Art: Baltimore) just as an art exhibit showcasing their work opened high above the Inner Harbor, at the World Trade Center’s Top of the World observation level.
The Kilbys, who actually design and build the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) they use in their photography, shared some of their images with The Darkroom and recently took part in a wide-ranging Q&A on their techniques, equipment, what it’s like to be contacted by the FBI and much more.
A scuba diving trip in Belize seemed like the perfect opportunity for me to try my hand at underwater photography. But not all of us can hit a home-run on the first swing. I bring back some murky video, and a handful of lessons learned for other beginners looking to jump in and shoot.
More than 100 motorcyclists participated in the 2012 Patriot Day Ride to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The ride began at Chesapeake Harley-Davidson in Darlington and ended at McAvoy’s in Parkville.
Ahead of the 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore Aug. 21-Sept. 4, here’s a look at the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma, Calif. from Sunday where Ryan Briscoe took the win. Drivers Will Power placed second and Franchitti placed third.