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Phantom 4 over Wintertime St. Petersburg

One Wonderful Winter in Saint Petersburg (Russia) 4k UltraHD

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a month ago

Prepare to be astounded by this stunning wintertime drone video of St. Petersburg, Russia.  Created by vitaliy.karpovich and shot with a DJI Phantom 4 Pro, the video opens with an epic shot of the old Stock Exchange and its two red Rastral Columns on Vasilevsky Island.  Then it moves on to the magnificent star-shaped Peter and Paul Fortress, the gold-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Palace square and its Winter Palace, and other highlights from the erstwhile Russian capital city on the Neva River. This video was a DVOW nominee in May 2019

DVA Winner from St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg - The City of White Nights
14.7k VŪZ 92 37
a year ago

Prepare to be amazed by's stunning drone video of St. Petersburg, the former Russian capital city on the Gulf of Finland.  Now the country's second largest city, it is also its most European, fulfilling the original desire of Tsar Peter the Great for a "Window on Europe".  The video, which captures virtually all of the major sights of the city, was filmed using a Zenmuse X7 camera mounted on a DJI Inspire 2 drone.  This video won the Cities & Urban category at the second annual AirVuz Drone Video Awards.

Lakhta Center: Europe's Tallest Building

Lakhta centre - The Tallest skyscraper in Europe
77.0k VŪZ 107 56
2 years ago

Lakhta Center is a skyscraper project in the outskirts of St. Petersburg.  When the tower was topped out in early 2018, it became the tallest building not just in Russia, but in all of Europe.  Top contributor used a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create a breathtaking aerial video of this amazing and supermodern, mixed-use structure that has 87 floors and reaches a rooftop height of 462 meters (just over 1.5k ft.) and has taken almost seven years to build.

Obukhovsky Bridge

Cinematic aerial view of Obuhovskiy bridge, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
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2 years ago

Bolshoi Obukhovsky Bridge is the newest bridge crossing the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Competed in 2004, the 2.8k meter (9.2k ft) cable suspension bridge is the only St. Petersburg bridge which is not a drawbridge. used a DJI Phantom drone to create a bird's eye view of this monumental span, an important addition to the infrastructure of Russia's second largest city and one which instantly received worldwide recognition due to its highly complex design.

Winter in St. Petersburg

Winter Saint Petersburg Russia 6K. Shot on Zenmuse X7
39.2k VŪZ 235 85
a year ago

St. Petersburg, once known as Leningrad and briefly as Petrograd, is the Russian city built on a natural port of the Baltic Sea by Peter the Great in the early 18th century. It was designed to be a "window on Europe" and a means for Russia to join the ranks of the great European powers. Top contributor, used the DJI Inspire 2 drone and Zenmuse X7 camera to create this magnificent tour of this amazing city, that was once the capital of Russia for two centuries.

St. Petersburg Stadium

Saint Petersburg Stadium - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
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2 years ago

Saint Petersburg's new, super-modern stadium is built on the site of the Kirov Stadium on Krestovsky Island, which, in its day, was one of Russia's largest stadiums, with a regular seating capacity of 110,000.  The stadium hosted the Opening Match and Final of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.  Contributor flew a drone over this massive new sports facility and created this amazing aerial view of the stadium and its surroundings. 

FPV Diving Lakhta Center

DIVING THE TALLEST BUILDING IN EUROPE :: 462 meters :: Lakhta Center FPV Freestyle

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a year ago

The Lakhta Center, which was completed in 2018, stands nearly half a kilometer (460 meters, or about 1.5k ft.) above St. Petersburg, Russia.  It is, by a significant margin, the tallest building in Europe.  While it was being built, contributor and FPV pilot Controlflow took an epic dive down the building using a racing drone.  As you watch it that the drone is being flown via video goggles at ground level. The dive has made itself a nominee in our 2nd Annual Drone Video Awards FPV Freestyle Technical category.

Aerial Views of St. Petersburg

Saint Petersburg drone vignettes (version 2) / Санкт-Петербургские зарисовки (2-я версия)

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10 months ago

Contributor put together this beautiful reel of aerial highlights of St. Petersburg, Russia's second largest city and one-time capital.  The video opens with a shot looking down one of the city's canals at the gold dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, the largest Eastern Orthodox church in the world.  From there it cuts to the magnificent Peterhof Palace, known as the Russian Versailles.  The video will then take you around to other notable spots in this magnificent city, Peter the Great's Window on Europe.  

Drone Tour of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg from a bird's eye view in 4k(UltraHD) by drone

193 VŪZ 8 7
9 months ago

Ultra4D4K created this beautiful aerial mini-tour of St. Petersburg, the great Russian city on the Baltic Sea.  The video contains bird's eye views of many of the most well known sites of the city, which was once known as the grandest capital city in Europe.  Ride along for aerial views of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Cruiser Aurora Museum, the Peterhof Palace, the Bolshoy Obukhovsky Bridge, Catherine Palace, the Krestovsky football stadium, and more.  

Literary St. Petersburg

Sunny Morning in Saint-Petersburg

Sergei Pinin
Sergei Pinin
5.6k VŪZ 55 26
2 years ago

St. Petersburg is still widely considered to be the cultural capital of Russia, that status having survived the move of the capital to Moscow after the Bolshevik Revolution.  In the realm of literature, the city has been the setting for some of the world's greatest works of literature.  In this stunning video by Sergei Pinin, you'll get a bird's eye view of the city which was the setting for two of the greatest novels of all time: Dostoyevski's Crime and Punishment (1866), and Tolstoy's Anna Karenina (1878).

St. Petersburg's Churches and More


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4 months ago

Contributor proskalov wove together his aerial footage of St. Petersburg from the summer of 2018 to create this beautiful collage of the former capital city commissioned by Tsar Peter the Great.  It opens with a shot of the gold-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral, the masterpiece which took 40 years to build.  From there you will be taken to see the blue and gold domes of Trinity Cathedral, the star-shaped Peter and Paul Fortress, and more sights from this city on the Neva River.  

Profile of Timelab.Pro

The Drone Dish: TimeLab.Pro

The Drone Dish
The Drone Dish
2.2k VŪZ 47 20
a year ago

Fresh from winning Drone Video of the Year in the first AirVuz Drone Video Awards for his epic video of his hometown Moscow, top contributor and drone pilot TimeLab.Pro chats with Tyler in this edition of the Drone Dish. With its vivid visuals, cinematic music arrangement, and breathtaking landmarks, it’s easy to see how “Moscow Aerial 5K” became an award-winner.  His video of St. Petersburg, "City of White Nights", since garnered a nomination in the Cities category for the second annual DVA Awards.


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St Petersburg

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St. Petersburg night dives