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The High Art of Drone Photography

An amateur photographer uses his commercial drone to capture aerial views of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia's Fairmount Park
Philadelphia's Fairmount ParkMatt Satell

Matt Satell is surrounded by some of Philadelphia’s most iconic landmarks—and yet, he’s staring down at his phone.

From where Satell stands on the banks of the Delaware River, the Ben Franklin suspension bridge appears to the south, connecting Philadelphia to Camden, New Jersey. At the north end of the park, a statuesque former power plant, Delaware Station, has attracted many avid photographers of urban decay.