I, Photographer: Professional Drone Shooter

Eric Cheng takes his photography sky high with the help of a radio-controlled “friend”

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Aerial image of Dog Beach in Del Mar, California

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Rock climber Peter Russell-Clarke climbs Big Chief, Lake Tahoe

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Aerial Lake Tahoe, near King’s Beach

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Aerial image of a whale shark (Rhincodon typus), Isla Mujeres, Mexico

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Snorkelers converge on two whale sharks at the aggregation off of Isla Mujeres, Mexico.

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X marks the spot (quadcopter shadow on a whale shark). Isla Mujeres, Mexico.

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A snorkeler outside of Swallows Cave, Vava’u, Tonga

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Aerial shot of Fonuafo’ou, Vava’u, Tonga

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Aerial shot of Vakaeitu, Vava’u, Tonga

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Gate 6 Houseboat Co-Op, Sausalito, California

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Mission Beach Park, San Diego

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Google headquarters in Mountain View, California (panorama stitch)

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Bliss Dancer at sunrise, Treasure Island, San Francisco