HUNTSVILLE, Utah – Drones have the ability to capture incredible and picturesque photographs – and the images taken by a Utah-based drone operator earlier this month are no exception.
A drone captured a spectacular palette of fall colors in the landscape around the Snowbasin Resort in Huntsville on October 2.
The footage was taken by drone photographer Scott T. Taylor, who wrote that it looked like a “rainbow of bowling colors” in a recent Twitter Publish.
“When I first took to the air with my drone, I couldn’t believe how colorful it was,” Taylor told FOX TV channels. “I mean you can see it from the ground. But to get the full spectrum, you have to see it from the air. ”
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While Taylor says his photography is just a hobby, he says he has been flying drones for about six years now, trying to get shots “that you normally can’t see from the ground.”
“This year looks a lot more vibrant than in the past. I don’t know why, but the colors are amazing everywhere you go,” Taylor continued.
Snowbasin Resort is a ski resort located 33 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. The resort recently announced significant improvements and upgrades to the resort and guest experience, starting with the construction of new ski lifts and parking lot expansion for the upcoming season.
But this is not the first time that incredible images have been captured from a drone.
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Earlier this week, spectacular drone footage of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains showed the region’s first brightly colored fall leaves.
The video was shared by Billy Bowling, who commented on the changing foliage of Grandfather Mountain – one of the main peaks of Blue Ridge in the Appalachians – writing, “It’s like fall snapped his fingers.”
The video was taken just before sunset on September 29.
From October 1 to 10, the maximum fall foliage viewing time on Grandfather Mountain was scheduled.
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Additionally, earlier this month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Saildrone Inc. released the first-ever video footage of the interior of a major hurricane using an unscrewed surface vehicle, which is a floating drone.
“Saildrone goes where no research vessel has ever been, sailing right into the eye of the hurricane, collecting data that will transform our understanding of these powerful storms,” said Richard Jenkins, Founder and CEO of Saildrone . “After conquering the Arctic and the Southern Ocean, hurricanes have been the last frontier for Saildrone’s survivability. We are proud to have designed a vehicle capable of operating in the most extreme weather conditions on earth. “