Drones, or more properly, quadcopter, give us wings. They may be more flying cameras than aircraft but they give me joy because I grew up wanting to be a pilot. Whether by volunteering for the Civil Air Patrol, or building models, I always wanted to fly. The course of my life, and the condition of my eyes, meant that was not to be. But the new quads and DJI's easy devices give me the opportunity to experience the beauty of flight and make new pictures. Here are a few flights. See more on my SkyPixel page.