Stunning Drone Photos of the Sights of Philadelphia

Check out the view from up there!

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway and skyline. Photograph by Matt Satell

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway and skyline. Photograph by Matt Satell

Matt Satell, 28, isn’t really a photographer … at least, not a trained photographer. The digital marketing manager for a Malvern publishing company is, as he modestly puts it, just “a tech junkie with a drone.” He’s also the brain behind Phillybyair.com, a beautiful website that highlights “the best of the City of Brotherly Love,” featuring photos taken via his $1,300 DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus.

“I’m an amateur at heart,” Satell says. “I sort of let the drone do the work.” The results? Pretty cool. (Better hurry and get yours now, before the Christmas rush.)

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fairmount

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fairmount. Photograph by Matt Satell

Photograph by Matt Satell

The Navy Yard, South Philly

Photograph by Matt Satell

Photograph by Matt Satell

West Philly

Photograph by Matt Satell

Photograph by Matt Satell

PPL Park, Chester

Photograph by Matt Satell

Photograph by Matt Satell

Originally published as “Game of Drones” in the October 2014 issue of Philadelphia magazine.


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