Look! Up in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a drone.
City photographers have taken to droning and the results are amazing. Get a little altitude, flip to slow mo or time lapse, drop in some electronic music or grand symphony, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for gorgeous.
Here’s 11 amazing drone videos of Calgary that make us proud to call this slice of heaven home.
From the Glenmore Reservoir and the Weaselhead to K Country and the Prairies.
Shot in and around Eau Claire with lots of gorgeous shots starring the Peace Bridge.
Flying through the Calgary skyline and beyond. Showcasing the city’s true beauty.
From the S.S. Moyie to canoers and kayakers, this clip of aquatic activity on the reservoir makes Calgary look almost coastal.
Day and night shots of downtown and the city done by a real estate group as part of a #MyCalgary campaign.
Taken out near Elbow Falls, this natural sounds video shows some of the devastation from the 2013 floods in an eery tranquil calm.
Shots of downtown from the north near Prince’s Island, the south from the Beltine, and the east near Stampede Park.
Sunset as seen from the western end of Calgary in Montgomery. Great shots of Paskapoo Slopes and the Bow River.
We’ve seen a lot of the beauty of our city during the day, here’s a flyover at night starting west of downtown in the Parkdale area.
Shot during Stampede this clip has lots of shots of the fairgrounds and incredible aerial footage of the nightly fireworks.
And to compare how much the city has changed, here’s a clip from 5 years ago