Few cities represent the remarkable 20th century trend of skyscraper-filled, obscenely dense cities better than Hong Kong. At its height, The Kowloon Walled City, which was demolished in 1993, was perhaps the most dystopian portrait of urban living. And according to photographer Andy Yeung, 21st-century Hong Kong…
Aerial photography is nothing new, but really good drone photos, like these shots of Hong Kong blanketed in electric fog, can still make your jaw drop.
Kevin Schmidt changes the blinking lights atop those high TV towers, climbing 1500 feet into the air. And thanks to drone photography, we can enjoy the astounding view without making the queasy climb.
Los Angeles's swiftly mutating downtown is usually viewed at street level. Now, thanks to filmmaker Ian Wood, we get a top-down perspective of the city's transformation in this gorgeous video, which he shot with a lightweight remote-controlled quadcopter and camera system. 20 stories up, there's change afoot as well.