Highlands & Islands

Short film shot using a drone shows off Scottish landscape

Hells Lum Image copyright Kirk Watson
Image caption Kirk Watson has been viewed more than 60,000 times on Facebook

A film-maker has captured the landscape of the Cairngorms and other parts of Scotland in drone footage.

Aviemore-based Kirk Watson's film has been viewed more than 60,000 times on Facebook.

It shows climbers tackling cliff face routes, mountain bikers and other outdoor pursuits enthusiasts.

Mr Watson worked on BBC One documentary series The Mountain and shot South of Sanity, the first fictional feature film to be made in Antarctica.

Originally from Torphins in Aberdeenshire, Mr Watson made the 18-rated horror film while working for British Antarctic Survey.

Image copyright Kirk Watson
Image caption Mr Watson filmed a number of outdoor sports enthusiasts in action
Image copyright Kirk Watson
Image caption Climbers tackle a route in the film
Image copyright Will Copestake
Image caption Kirk Watson on a trip to Suilven in Assynt
Image copyright Kirk Watson
Image caption Mr Watson's other work has included shooting a horror film whileworking for British Antarctic Survey

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