Crashing a Helicopter Camera in China’s Enshi Grand Canyon
Think you’re having a bad day? Videographer/photographer Keith Ladzinski just sent me this short video from the field of a costly radio-controlled heli-cam crash that happened while he was on assignment for us in southern China. Our story, due out next spring, follows a team of three North Face climbers exploring some of the most unique karst formations in the world.
In the following video, National Geographic photographer Carsten Peter and remote imaging engineer Brad Henning are attempting the second flight of a remote-operated heli-camera in Enshi Grand Canyon. (Brad flies the device while Carsten operates the camera controls.) We all hoped that by having this device and a skilled flier like Brad we would get amazing aerial images and video