There are various strategies photographers use to properly illuminate landscape at night, but a neat one that has emerged in recent times is the use of drones equipped with powerful lights. Patryk Sadowski is one photographer who has been doing gorgeous work in this niche.

Sadowski was born in Poland and has been a resident of the Northern Ireland city of Derry since 2011. He first picked up a camera back in 1998, but it wasn’t until 2005 that he became serious about the art form.

“For a long time I was photographing landscapes, but I became interested in light painting few years ago, inspired by the work of Eric Curry,” Sadowski tells PetaPixel. “I like to combine my works with my love for astronomy.”

Filling in a nighttime scene with light is nothing new, but using a drone light allows for the technique to be expanded to a much larger scale.

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