Ben Nevis, Ledge Route – Aerial filming using a drone

Ben Nevis, Ledge Route – Aerial filming using a drone

On Friday 13th March 2015 I took my Phantom 2 drone fitted with a GoPro Hero 4 up onto the North Face of Ben Nevis to do some aerial filming.

I climbed Ledge Route, a grade 2 winter mountaineering route, and filmed myself as I climbed.

This project took 4 batteries and I was racing to climb faster than the batteries faded, whilst composing the shots and trying to get the footage I wanted. Its pretty difficult doing it this way, the ultimate mountain selfie perhaps, its definitely easier to compose the shots when filming other people, but I enjoyed the challenge. It was a stunning day! The footage has been edited in FCP-X and the music is royalty free from Pond 5.

If you would like aerial footage for your own project, or a completed film like this one please visit my site www.filmuphigh.com

Source: Vimeo

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