Photographer Chia Joel (AKA idroneman) is capturing Singapore from a different vantage point.

Using a DJI Phantom 3, he shoots captivating abstract aerial images that look straight down onto “the most expensive city in the world.”

Speaking with Joel about his photography, it’s immediately obvious how careful he is when he goes out shooting. “My aerial adventures consist of a number of important and well thought-out processes,” he tells PetaPixel. He scouts areas online and on foot, checks weather conditions, and finds a solid launching/landing spot that is, if possible, elevated so he can maintain the best signal strength and sight lines while also saving some battery.

His hope is that each of his photos—photos of common, ordinary, random things transformed by his drone’s perspective into abstract pieces of art—tells a story that will help others fall in love with a city he’s obviously quite fond of.

To see more of Joel’s work and follow along as he goes on more high-flying adventures above Singapore, give his ‘idroneman’ accounts a follow on Instagram and Facebook.

Always amazing to see how much talent there is in the world. Really like the idea of bringing together one of the world’s most modern cities with one of the most modern tools. I very much like Joel’s use of the vertical format – he makes it work really well.
BTW this is the first article to get the new “eye candy” tag suggested by Michael C.