Witness Ireland as you’ve never seen it before – through the eyes of a drone. Photographer Peter Cox has produced a book of photos taken using drone-based cameras to capture Ireland’s stunning landscape from the air.
The new book, Atlantic Light, was crowdfunded through a Kickstarter campaign and attracted funding from more than 700 backers.
It consists of 60 photographs illustrating Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way from Kinsale in Cork to Inishtrahull off the coast of Malin Head.
Along the way, Cox suffered setbacks, including losing a drone when it was attacked by an overly curious bird. There was also a moment of excitement when his drone lost a rotor blade and nearly plunged into the sea off Loop Head in Clare.
“Drones offer incredible flexibility for the landscape photographer,” Cox explained.
“They have many advantages over traditional aircraft, such as their low cost to operate, and the ability to fly at the drop of a hat if conditions look promising.”
Atlantic Light: The West Coast of Ireland in Photographs by Peter Cox has an RRP of €29.95 and is on sale from his website and from all good bookshops nationwide.