Photographer and director, Joey L recently was invited to talk about his portrait and drone photography in the Syrian conflict zone at Hardwired NYC. In the 21-minute presentation (see video below), he explains the crucial role cheap consumer drones have played in his ability to capture the warzone from the Kurdish perspective. He also talks about what it was like to fly a DJI Inspire drone through, what the locals called, the ‘ISIS Winter’ in Al-Qayyara, Iraq.
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Flying drones in a conflict zone
Photographer Joey Lawrence, better known as Joey L explains how cheap consumer drones helped his portrait photography by providing context to his pictures. Some of the drone photos were of such high quality that they could be part of a series of photos that were taken with the high-end medium format camera that Joey used during this