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Photographer Brad Walls used drones to capture synchronized swimming like never before

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN

The scene is viewed from above: Eight women in white halter bathing suits and matching swim caps form geometric shapes in a pristine turquoise swimming pool. They cascade like dominoes on the diagonal, join their arms and legs in kaleidoscopic compositions, and peek out from under the white shimmery discs of open parasols.

The fluid symmetry of synchronized swimming is the latest subject brought to life by aerial photographer Brad Walls, who uses consumer drones to create vivid images of ballet dancers, divers, tennis players and swimming pools.
Brad Walls' latest body of work is called

Brad Walls’ latest body of work is called “Water Geomaids.” Credit: Courtesy of Brad Walls

“I’m really trying to explore different perspectives that are unseen by our eye,” Walls said in a video interview from Sydney, Australia. At the same time, he wants to push “the artistic expression of drone work,” a technique he believes has been somewhat overlooked by fine-art photography.

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