Aerial footage of surfers at Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz (DJI Phantom)

Aerial footage of surfers at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California. July 21, 2013. Footage taken with a DJI Phantom quadcopter, GoPro HERO3 Black edition camera, Rotorpixel HERO3 gimbal (, ReadyMadeRC FPV transmitter, receiver, and remote monitor, and modified DJI Phantom radio. Footage captured and edited by Eric Cheng ( Special thanks to George Krieger, David Merrill, and Jeff Honda for hanging out for the morning!

Full information about the setup is here:

Music: “May” by Marcel Pequel (

Edited in about an hour using Final Cut Pro X with Magic Bullet Looks.