The drone footage was shot with the use of a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter, which was specially equipped with a GoPro camera. The film is credited to Justin Edwards, who then uploaded the footage to Vimeo. Edwards also gave credit to “Marty and Ian”. See more pictures from the shoot here.
The footage certainly bears out the description that Edwards gave on the site. Conservation experts and animal lovers alike are bound to be thrilled as they witness the sight of a beautiful baby humpback whale as it snuggles and coos with its mother.
Wildlife experts are raving over the unique new possibilities that drone cameras bring with them. Suddenly, it is possible to capture intimate views of endangered species without disturbing them or their environment.
Drone camera enthusiasts will likewise be captivated by the quality of the footage, which is nothing short of amazing. The combination of a GoPro camera and the latest quadcopter model makes for an astoundingly innovative and effective pair.