Kolkata is one of those Indian cities that can overwhelm you by its swirling humanity. People spilling out of buses, trams, auto-rickshaws, trains. People on roads, pavements, parks, bridges. Honks blaring, bells of rickshaws clanging the buzz of humanity enveloping your senses. If you have lived in the city or experienced it even briefly, this video, uploaded by a young Switzerland-based photographer Sandip De, will be a delight. An aerial 4K HD view of Kolkata on a winter , the video titled “Waking Up With Kolkata”, shows a clutch of Kolkata landmarks like Shaheed Minar, Howrah Bridge, Victoria Memorial Hall and St Paul’s Cathedral.»
This Guy Captured Kolkata’s Iconic Landmarks With A Stunning Aerial Video. Photographer Sandip De just uploaded a video which captures the city of Kolkata from dizzying heights. Using a quadcopter, De set out one foggy winter morning to document some of the most breathtaking sights of Kolkata, including Shaheed Minar, The majestic grounds of Victoria Memorial and of course, the iconic Howrah Bridge.
Rarely do you get to see your city like you look at a painting. It's aloof monuments, its greying roads, its muddy rivers and green lakes. If you have lived and loved in Kolkata, here's your opportunity to apprise yourself to the beauty of the city you live in. An aerial video of Calcutta, shot by Sandip De, will sure to make you homesick if you are from Kolkata. And may make you want to visit the city of you have never been there.»
The video, titled "Waking Up With Kolkata", captures drone visuals of the landmarks through a spell of fog and sunlight.But along with these heritage sites, the visuals take a peak into the daily life of the city: the buses and cars rushing down the streets and bridges; a boat here, a steamer there, gliding through the river at its own pace. With the screeching horns and loud crowds missing, De's artwork presents the serene face of Kolkata; a Kolkata that has just woken up to a winter morning in all its glory.