What do drones mean for the future of photojournalism?


"Tomas van Houtryve received the 2015 Infinity Award for Photojournalism for the series Blue Sky Days, a drone’s-eye view of America. With his camera attached to a small drone, he traveled across the United States to photograph the very sort of gatherings that have become habitual targets for U.S. air strikes abroad.

"Blue Sky Days references the changing nature of surveillance, personal privacy, war and the expanding definitions of photography. Van Houtryve tells Laurence Cornet about the origin of the project, its effort to reclaim at least part of the surveillance aesthetic from the state, and why he’s working as fast as he can before his drone photography is shut down by new laws.

Read the fascinating Q&A, here.