This Is How You Shoot Aerial Footage of San Francisco

Teton Gravity Research, known for its extreme sports films, captures the dizzying vistas of the Bay Area in 4K HD. 

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Teton Gravity Research, a production company based in in Wyoming, has produced more than 20 films about skiing, snowboarding, and other action sports since the mid-1990s. When it comes to getting swooping aerial shots of dramatic landscapes, they're the experts. In their latest reel they show off what they call "the world's most advanced gyro-stabilized camera system," a RED Epic mounted on a GSS C520. With 5 axes of motion, the camera can track landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the Transamerica Pyramid as it skims by. At about 2:45 you can see the new Bay Lights LED installation created by artist Leo Villareal. Watch full screen and crank the volume for an extreme experience. 

For more videos by Teton Gravity Research, visit http://www.tetongravity.com/.

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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