Golden St Petersburg Captured with Help from Drone

11 November 2013 – Award-winning New Zealand-born photographer Amos Chapple recently sent a small drone helicopter up into the skies over an autumnal Saint Petersburg to take pictures and the Daily Mail has published the stunning results.

Landmarks Chapple captured include Mikhailovsky Castle, the Church of Spilled Blood (pictured), Hermitage Pavilion in the grounds of the Catherine Palace and the Peter and Paul Fortress.

Chapple began his career as a press photographer for the New Zealand Herald. He is now a freelancer and has contributed to titles including the Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Stern and Boston Globe.


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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

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