VIDEO: Lose yourself in these sweeping drone and helicopter views of NYC
If you’re already feeling bogged down by the workweek, fix your eyes on Brandon Bray and Tim Sessler’s film “Balance” to help put your mind in a more tranquil state. In their 3.5-minute short, the pair compiles various drone and helicopter shots into one seamless work that depicts New York City as an almost peaceful space unspoiled by modern life. Some of the vantages featured in the piece are quite jaw-dropping, including a fully inverted skyline, a crowd-covered 30 Rock, and a plunging aerial close-up of the massive Calvary Cemetery in Queens—a place most of us have only experienced from the BQE.
As the pair describe the piece on their site:
“We humans we create, we work, we stay busy from birth to death and never rest. We build, aim higher, work harder, accomplish more, and to what end? ‘Balance’ takes an abstract look at our modern world, the full and the empty spaces and time in which we live and choose to make our lives.”
See more drone and helicopter videos from this duo here.