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DJI Mavic Air 2 Drone Photography

Sample photos of DJI's new Mavic Air 2 Drone. All shot in Ghana in late June, 2020.

June 24, 2020

Drone Photography with DJI Mavic Air 2: Egrets fly over the polluted Korle Lagoon with their shadows cast on the water. Accra, Ghana. Copyright © 2020 Muntaka Chasant

Sample photos of DJI's new Mavic Air 2 Drone. All shot in Ghana in late June, 2020.

DJI released the Mavic Air 2 in late April 2020, with DPREVIEW calling it the “best all-around drone for most people.”

A lot of reviewers see its 1/2″ CMOS 12- and 48-megapixels (MP) image sensor a game-changer for many photographers.

 DJI Mavic Air 2 Specification

  Size: 570 grams
  Image Sensor: 1/2″ 48MP CMOS
  Focal Lengh: 24mm
  Aperture: f/2.8
  Photos: 12MB and 48MB
  Video: 4K/60p and HD/240p
  Flight Time: 34 minutes
  Max Speed: 68 kph (42 mph)

Excited, I got the fly more combo.

With borders still shut (for the coronavirus pandemic), and no possibility of exploring interesting landscapes abroad yet, I went back to my daily documentary routine.

Below are a few photos from the DJI Mavic Air 2 (all bird’s eye perspective):

Mavic Air 2 Drone Photo Samples

Plastic Pollution in Ghana

Recently shifted my focus towards highlighting the economic and environmental roles the urban poor in Accra, Ghana’s capital city, play in the country’s plastic waste crisis.

The urban poor in Accra roam streets, dumpsites, visit home and swim in polluted waterways to recover waste recyclables generated mostly by the city’s wealthy residents. But the role these urban poor play in reducing waste and helping to clean up remains unrecognized.

Here’s one photographs on this issue shot with the DJI Mavic Air 2:

Read more on this plastic issue here:

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