The summer of 2018 will be remembered as a very hot and dry one. Many parts of the world experienced very high temperatures and extreme drought that led to wildfires, water shortages and all kinds of other problems. The state of New South Wales in Australia wasn’t spared either as they were hit with a 100% drought, causing farmers to struggle with failing crops, reduced livestock feed, and limited water supplies. In an article from The Guardian, photographer David Gray shows us that the drought, when seen from the air, can provide some really artful scenes. David captured them with his drone for all of us to see. Check them out below.
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Previously aerial photos could only be made from helicopters or airplanes and therefore it was the almost exclusive terrain of professional photographers who could afford to rent these aircrafts for special assignments. However, with the arrival of affordable consumer drones, such as the DJI Mavic Pro and Phantom series, aerial photography has become much more accessible. As a result, mere mortals now deliver some of the most amazing photos, we’ve ever seen.