Europe from above Sweden

National Geographic – Europe from above: Sweden

Despite the ongoing pandemic, our drone photographer Björn Olin managed to get around Sweden to film drone footage for the National Geography Series Europe From Above. But as if outstanding drone photography wasn't enough, Björn also did all the interviews on the ground as a one-man team., and handled sound recording, lighting and the RED Helium. This feat impressed British production company Windfall Films to such an extent that he was nicknamed The Bear: the animal from the north that you can send away to solve everything that usually requires an entire film crew. (The name Björn means bear in Swedish.)

The result is an astonishing story about Sweden, literally from a whole new perspective. The project is our most comprehensive yet and a true honour to have been part of.

Highlights: The Öresund bridge, ice road through the Norrbotten archipelago, Skellefteå Cultural Centre: the world's tallest wooden building, the restoration of the Stockholm Castle, ice hotel, the Ale stones and a lighthouse construction in Gothenburg.

Available on various streaming services, such as. Disney+

Equipment

Inspire 2 Zenmuse X7

RED Helium

Arri Maxima

Sony A7S III

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