City Scenes: View from above of Geraldton HMAS Sydney II Memorial thanks to Shantelle Clarkson

Jessica MoroneyGeraldton Guardian
Birds eye of the Sydney Memorial **ONE TIME USE ONLY**
Camera IconBirds eye of the Sydney Memorial **ONE TIME USE ONLY** Credit: Shantelle Echelon

Photographers deal with a lot of external factors, especially when they need to capture a steady scene in a windy place like Geraldton.

This photo was captured with a DJI Mavic Air 2 drone during a warm February sunset. It is a bird’s-eye view, showing every aspect of Geraldton’s HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

Photographer Shantelle Clarkson uses her Instagram account to share stunning views of the region using a combination of her Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, drone and GoPro Hero 9. This image was accompanied by the hashtag Tuesday Topdown.

“I’m a Geraldton local with a passion for photography, I love exploring and finding different things to capture with either my phone or drone,” she said.

Clarkson said she wasn’t a professional photographer, just a local who loved her hobby and couldn’t wait to see what else she would capture.

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“My mum always had a camera in her hand capturing family moments,” she said. “It’s kind of passed down from mum capturing those moments to me now capturing them.”

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