Tip: Use Firefox or Chrome to interact with the above three-dimensional model. Click the eyeball ‘viewer mode’ button and select ‘first person’ to experience flying through the Dandora dumpsite like a bird or the African SkyCAM DJI Phantom 2. Use the arrow keys to move and steer by clicking and dragging with your mouse. Click the right and left arrows at the bottom of the model for a brief annotated guided tour of the dumpsite.
Click here for more information about Ben’s drone work for African SkyCAM and Vice News at the Dandora dumpsite in Nairobi, Kenya.
Click here for Ben’s presentation from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Columbia University, about using drones to create three-dimensional models for storytelling.