We’ve seen quite a few close encounters between drones and active volcanoes. Some drones survived, some didn’t, but this little DJI Mini 2 has quite a strange fate. It entered an active volcano and survived filming it without any trouble. But then, on its way back – a tree almost finished it off.
Documentary film makers find themselves in unique vantage point to capture erupting volcano
We’ve been mesmerised for a while now by images and footage of the erupting Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland. But just this last week, The Cumbre Volcano in La Palma in the Canary Islands decided to join the action. The documentary video and photography team I Love the World happened to find themselves in the right place at the right time, with drones and a helicopter no less. They have been busy capturing the event and here we can share some impressive examples of what they have been witnessing.
Alfonso Escalero who owns the production company explained to Spanish news channel RTVE that they had been excited to be in La Palma initially to film a documentary about the beauty of the Canary Islands. However, on arrival, they “met hell” with some of the scenes of destruction from the volcano.
These aerial photos and video offer a jaw-dropping view of the erupting Fagradalsfjall volcano
You’ve met Dr. Kah-Wai Lin here on DIYP through his icy photos that could make you fall in love with winter. This time, this incredible photographer has treated us to something much hotter. He visited the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland and took aerial photos and videos of the eruption. And just like his other work, these shots will make your jaw drop in awe.
Photographer takes unique self-portraits with an awe-inspiring erupting Icelandic volcano
In March this year, the Fagradalsfjall volcano near Reykjavik, Iceland erupted, creating the first eruption in the area after 800 years. It attracted many spectators, and some of them captured the power and beauty of the eruption. One of them is photographer Anna Isabella Christensen. She took a slightly different approach and instead of just shooting the volcano – she took some magnificent self-portraits in front of it.
Watch: Drone crashes into an erupting Iceland volcano while filming
The eruption of Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano attracted thousands of spectators this spring. Naturally, there were many photographers and filmmakers among them, so we’ve seen some epic footage and photos of the event. But Joey Helms’ aerial video is probably the closest we’ll ever see an active volcano. Joey flew his drone so close to the volcano that he literally crashed it into the exploding lava.
Photographer captures stunning aerial shots of recent volcano eruption in Iceland
After more than 50,000 earthquakes, the residents of Iceland were prepared for a volcano eruption. And last Friday, it finally happened. Around 300,000 cubic meters (10.5 million cubic feet) of lava poured out, attracting visitors from all over Iceland. Photographer Iurie Belegurschi was one of them, and he took some stunning aerial shots of the eruption, showing all its beauty and power.
Watch: An epic drone flight right above an erupting volcano
Videos of erupting volcanoes and molten lava have always fascinated me, ever since I first saw them on TV as a kid. And thanks to drones, we can get closer as never before to this incredible force of nature. Bjorn Steinbekk risked his beloved drone to bring us this incredible footage that takes us on a flight right over an erupting volcano!
Watch: BBC crew caught in Mount Etna explosion, captured the moment on camera
A group of tourists have suffered minor injuries after they were caught up in the erupting volcano Mount Etna in Sicily. BBC team was among the group, recording. And when the volcano burst out, they caught the explosion on camera.
When fire meets water: this epic time-lapse captures the power of lava flowing into the ocean
Lava flowing into the ocean is a magnificent sight. In December 2016, it was the first time in over 3 years that the lava flow was entering the ocean in Hawaii. Photographer Jack Fusco didn’t want to miss this opportunity. So, he checked weather reports, moon phases, and National Park Service website. He packed his gear and flew to Hawaii. His idea was capturing starry sky above the lava entering the ocean. He only had 3 nights to do it, and the weather was terrible when he arrived. Despite bad luck with the weather and very limited time, he managed to create “61G Ocean Entry” – a truly awe-inspiring time-lapse.
Photographer tells off tourists who block his view while photographing an active volcano
How many times has it happened that you travel and manage to photograph only a bunch of other people’s heads, mobile phones and selfie sticks? Thomas Heaton came in a situation like this, and he became every photographer’s hero when he decided to do something about it.
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