Aerial surf footage from a quadcopter

Eric Cheng quadcopter footage on Wetpixel

Wetpixel publisher, Eric Cheng has posted a short film featuring aerial footage of surfers at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California, shot by a quadcopter equipped with a GoPro HERO3 Black POV cam. The footage shows how these new tools have revolutionised the capture of aerial footage, with shots that would have been either too expensive, or too dangerous, now being possible.

The film has been featured on several news broadcasts.