DCP 159: Kalle Ljung on Filming Antartica With a DJI Phantom Drone and a GoPro HERO3+

Kalle Ljung
Kalle Ljung

A few weeks ago I published a post titled "Stunning Aerial View of Antartica - Using A GoPro HERO3+ and a DJI Phantom 2 Drone" featuring the beautiful work of Swedish amateur filmmaker Kalle Ljung. I'm happy to report that I was able to talk with Kalle about his amazing adventure. I recorded our conversation and I'm pleased to be able to present that conversation in this episode of the Digital Convergence Podcast.

Kalle explains how his trip of a life-time to Antartica came about, the challenges he faced filming the aerial footage with a DJI Phantom 2 and GoPro HERO3+, and the lessons learned in editing and grading the footage. At the time I recorded the podcast, Kalle's film Antartica had amassed over 730,000 views. The popularity of his short film is certainly well deserved.

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Operation Deep Freeze was a massive scientific expedition to Antarctica which began in 1955. This U.S. Navy documentary tells the story. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UM-26.

Mentioned In This Episode:

Kalle Ljung on the web:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kalleljung
Twitter: @kljung
Instagram: kalleljung
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/kljung

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