Drone Video Shows Nuclear Exclusion Zone Around Chernobyl
The desolate area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant has inspired many video makers and drone pilots to create post-apocalyptic images. Over the years, several such videos have been featured. Drone pilot Yerg Daiber recently visited the region. He made a drone video of the area but with the tilt-shift effect.
Drone video with tilt-shift effect
Tilt-shift is an image processing method that leads to the well-known miniaturization effect. By selectively blurring in combination with speeding up a shot, you get the impression that you are looking at a recording of some kind of mini wonderland. The effect works especially well in combination with drone footage, which is what the YouTube account Little Big World is all about.
Last year, Yerg Daiber traveled to Chernobyl a few months before the war in Ukraine broke out. He took his drone with him to record the abandoned city of Prypyat and the radioactive forests surrounding the nuclear power plant, which in 1986 was the…