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September 12, 2013 12:39 PM
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Watch: The Staggering and Glittering Art and Crowds of Burning Man in Drone-Filmed Video

Burning Man Drone Filmmaking

As thousands of people got together in the Nevada desert to commune with each other free of constricting social norms...and constricting clothing, this year's Burning Man was documented by an exciting new technology -- the lightweight remote-controlled quadcopter with a GoPro3 attached.   

The festival features several mammoth installations, and this year's theme was "Cargo Cults," inspired by the mythical aggregate American WWII soldier John Frum who brought with him material goods to Melanesia and inspired a cult expecting the return of prosperity.

Check out what the team at, working with GoPro, put together from this year's Burning Man.  It's an exciting display of what this kind of technology can achieve for not all that much money: