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BIRDI Drone Photo Contest - Week 5 Winner

January 15, 2019

Seeing the world from above can be a metamorphic experience, you are rediscovering everything. Drones can give you the unique opportunity to turn your perspective upside down. Congratulations to this week's winning pilot Brett Cleary for his winning shot 'Sunrise With The Fog Rolling Over The Hills' taken in Lockwood South Victoria.

Meet Brett Cleary - the winner of week 5! Always having a keen eye for photography, using a drone has allowed Brett to gain a whole new perspective on the world. Brett has been flying his DJI Phantom 4 Pro for a little over 18 months and enjoys pushing the limits of what can be achieved with the high quality cameras on drones. He even enjoys dodging the local eagles trying to photobomb his shots!

The winning shot was taken on one of the first sunrises of 2019. Brett saw the fog rolling over the hills adjacent to his property and decided to launch the drone. Initially he didn’t realise what he'd captured as the glare from the sunrise was so over powering. It was only once Brett reviewed his footage that he realised he'd captured something beautiful.

Since witnessing the power of drone photography Brett has begun to share some of his content via social media. You can see more of his work on his Facebook Page. We look forward to continuing to highlighting our pilots and their talent on the BIRDI platform!