This beautiful autumn sunset was captured from high above Broadwater Green by photographer Eddie Mitchell.
He used a camera mounted on an aerial drone to take the shot 200ft up in the air.
Professional photographer Eddie had to take a Civil Aviation Authority-accredited unmanned aircraft pilot’s course to be able to fly the drone in urban areas, with six months hands-on training on how to fly, several months’ theory work and a three-day Civil Aviation Authority course on weather, aviation law, aircraft physics, air safety and more, plus written tests.
The authority required a pass rate of no less than 80 per cent, and all of this was followed by a flying assessment. Additionally, flying in and around Shoreham is subject to clearance being granted by air trafic control.
Eddie said: “I have a licence and insurance for £5 million and also work with the West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service as its air support at major incidents. I will be getting a thermal camera in due course to assist the fireighters at the scenes, and I can also fly at night, which is quite rare.”
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