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Skyway Bridge – Album Published

Aerial Drone Photograph of the Skyway Bridge
Aerial Drone Photograph of the Skyway Bridge

DroneVU Studios went on location to the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to create an aerial photography album of the bridge.

The Travel Channel rated the Sunshine Skyway number 3 in its special on the Top 10 Bridges in the World.

The Bob Graham Sunshine Skyway Bridge is a bridge spanning Tampa Bay, Florida, with a cable-stayed main span, and a total length of 4.1 miles. It is part of I-275 and connects St. Petersburg in Pinellas County and Terra Ceia in Manatee County, Florida, passing through Hillsborough County waters. Construction of the current bridge began in 1982, and the completed bridge was dedicated on February 7, 1987. The new bridge cost $244 million to build, and was opened to traffic on April 20, 1987. It replaced an older bridge constructed in 1954, which was partly destroyed in a collision in 1980.

Click the following link to see the full album or click the picture above:



Additional Details

Total length 4.1 miles (6.6 km)
Width 94 feet (29 m)
Height 431 feet (131 m)
Longest span 1,200 feet (366 m)
Vertical clearance 193 feet (59 m)
Clearance below 175 feet (53 m)

wannaGOFAST Aerial Video Published

DroneVU Studios went on location to create an aerial video of the wannaGOFAST 2015 event located at Jumbolair in Ocala, Florida. After being cleared for takeoff by the airport manager, we set to work filming the wannaGOFAST event from the air and from the ground.

We captured some great footage of the high speed runs down John Travolta’s private airstrip and made sure to get some great passes over the 144 cars waiting their turn to race down the runway.

wannaGOFAST was founded in order to fill a niche in the motorsports market place. Their goal was to create a safe and controlled environment for fellow car enthusiasts to pursue their “Need for Speed” without the restrictions of the standard 1/8 or ¼ mile drag strip. They have taken a “retro” approach to what Americana used to be and fast forwarded it into Modern Day times with an efficient and unique event platform.

Check out the aerial video footage of their Ocala, FL event and in case you missed it, here is the aerial photo album.


Aerial Drone Photograph of the wannaGOFAST event
Aerial Drone Photograph of the wannaGOFAST event


Landmark Series – Largo Central Park

DroneVU Studios went on location to Largo Central Park located at 101 Central Park Drive, Largo FL 33771  to film another aerial segment of the Landmark Series.

Largo Central Park is a  70-acre park located in the heart of Largo. Its rolling grounds and fountains have set it apart as one of the finest parks in the county. Rainbow Rotary Playground is one of the only playgrounds in the Bay area completely accessible to disabled users.

Facilities include:

  • 8 Picnic pavilions
  • Restroom facilities
  • James S. Miles & Richard A. Leandri Military Court of Honor
  • Disabled-friendly playground

DroneVU Studios went on location to show you what is undoubtedly one of the best parks in Florida. Check out the aerial drone footage and stay tuned, the high definition aerial photographs will be in our gallery soon. For now we are so busy filming we have yet to update the gallery.

Landmark Series – Brooker Creek Preserve

DroneVU Studios went on location to Brooker Creek Preserve located at 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688  to film another aerial segment of the Landmark Series.

Brooker Creek Preserve is located in Pinellas County, Florida, owned by the Pinellas County government and the Southwest Florida Water Management District, and managed by the Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources Department. It encompasses 9,800 acres and offers birding, horseback riding, and hiking. It is the largest natural area in Pinellas County and consists primarily of forested wetlands and pine flatwoods.

The Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center features displays and interactive exhibits about Florida natural history and local history. Educational and interpretive programs are offered for the public.

DroneVU Studios went on location to provide a unique aerial view of the preserve. The preserve is quite large and admittedly we did not explore the furthest reaches, but we did manage to film some of the trails, walkways and bird outposts.

Check out the aerial drone footage in the video and stay tuned as we eventually update the gallery with the latest aerial photographs.

Landmark Series – Weedon Island Preserve

DroneVU Studios went on location to Weedon Island Preserve located at 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St Petersburg, FL 33702 to film another aerial segment of the Landmark Series. In this aerial film we catch all of the aerial action at the peaceful preserve.

Weedon Island Preserve is a 3,000+ acre nature preserve comprised of aquatic and upland ecosystems. The preserve protects a wide diversity of natural and cultural resources.

Weedon Island Preserve offers a boat ramp and is well known for it’s fish and bird wildlife.

DroneVU Studios took some great aerial still photographs and is proud to bring you yet another segment of the landmark series as we also recorded high definition aerial video of the entire preserve.