Drone GoPro camera captures astounding footage of Icelandic volcanic eruption

October 5, 2014 5:52 PM

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For more than a month, Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has been spewing the lava into air. This has created a condition in which the whole atmosphere of the region is covered from a quilt of ashes. In spite of statutory warnings and advice to people for not going near the site, two audacious people a film director and a photographer went to the location and captured magnificent high definition images and videos of the volcanic eruption. Using a drone, fitted with a GoPro action camera, the pair was able to obtain splendid and phenomenal images of the volcano’s boisterous and blistering core.

Eric Cheng, director of aerial imaging for drone-maker, DJI, along with photographer Ragnar Th. Sigurdsson performed this dicey task of capturing the video on 20th September. The perilous task melted front face of the camera. Fortunately, the SD card was safe. Somehow the team managed to extract it ...

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