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WATCH: Drone's eye view of the Sunshine Coast

CALLUM Scott has his eyes on the skies.

Well...sort of.

The Sunshine Coast photographer is offering a new perspective on the Coast using his drone.

And the results are stunning.

Aerial views of the Caloundra bar to a bird's eye view of Bribie Island, the images show how Mother Nature molds the landscape we live in. 

In 2009 Mr Scott started working for a photography company travelling around Australia taking family photos.

Burnt by the taxing workload he took a break in 2013 to become a qualified electrician. 

But his burning passion for photography has returned with the purchase of the drone. 

To share his love for drone photography, he set up the Facebook page, Sunshine Coast Drones and already he's drawn a following of fans. 

"The first reason I started this page was because I believe that as these drones are cutting edge technology people are naturally drawn in, and intrigued by their operation and capabilities, secondly these images are absolutely 100% unique, and because of that more interest is generated," Mr Scott said. 

Callum Scott is looking at the Sunshine Coast from the skies using his drone.
Callum Scott is looking at the Sunshine Coast from the skies using his drone.

But aside from a love for sharing his photography, Mr Scott has found his images have come in handy for boaties, sailors, divers and jetskiers. 

"One of the main reasons the Facebook page has grown in such a short space of time, is because it can offer, boaties, sailors, divers, jet skiers and anyone else with a watercraft a really different view of coastal bars and their channels and sand banks," Mr Scott said. 

"The channels are constantly moving and so to be able to have an up to date aerial picture they can see this information and the whole process becomes a lot safer."


Mr Scott said he always adhered to the strict laws surrounding drone usage and the information inputted into the controller via satellite made things simple to stay within the law. 

"In the past their has been a lot of bad press on the use of Drones as personal hobby items, and as is always the way the select few ruin it for the masses of others.

"Flying around built up areas is prohibited and for this reason my main area to film and photograph is from over open ocean looking back towards land or over rivers."

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