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Wings over the desert: Stunning aerial images of Jordan that will blow your mind

Photographer Fergus Kennedy invites you to enjoy Jordan’s breathtaking scenery and iconic historical sites as you’ve never seen it before – from the seat of a tiny paramotor, high above the desert.

(Fergus Kennedy)
The paramotor team fly make a close pass of the ruins at Petra, Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

The paramotor team fly make a close pass of the ruins at Petra, Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Bob Frankham skims over the Dead Sea at Sunset (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Bob Frankham skims over the Dead Sea at Sunset (Fergus Kennedy)

Beautiful sand dunes on route to the Dead Sea (Fergus Kennedy)

Beautiful sand dunes on route to the Dead Sea (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Stefan Fritz passes by the Amphitheatre at Petra in Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Stefan Fritz passes by the Amphitheatre at Petra in Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Dan Burton flying through a gorge in Wadi Rum (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Dan Burton flying through a gorge in Wadi Rum (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotors flying into a narrow gorge in Jordan’s spectacular Wadi Rum (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotors flying into a narrow gorge in Jordan’s spectacular Wadi Rum (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotors flying towards the crusader-era fort at Shobuk in Jordan (Dan Burton)

Paramotors flying towards the crusader-era fort at Shobuk in Jordan (Dan Burton)

A drone’s eye view of the incredible rock formation in Wadi Rum, Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

A drone’s eye view of the incredible rock formation in Wadi Rum, Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotors fly around the crusader-era fort at Shobuk in Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotors fly around the crusader-era fort at Shobuk in Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Stefan Fritz flying over the crusader-era fort at Shobuk in Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Stefan Fritz flying over the crusader-era fort at Shobuk in Jordan (Fergus Kennedy)

Paramotor pilot Bjorn Lurssen flies past the ruins at Petra, Jordan (Dan Burton)

Paramotor pilot Bjorn Lurssen flies past the ruins at Petra, Jordan (Dan Burton)

Fergus Kennedy is the managing director of Skylark Aerial Imaging, a company that provides aerial video for clients including the BBC, ITV, ABC Television, Canon Europe, Toyota and Nissan. His first book Drone Photography Masterclass was published by Ammonite Press in 2017 and he is currently working with the world’s best drone photographers on the new book, Masters of Drone Photographer, out later this year.

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