By Timmy Odejimi

BREATH-TAKING aerial images and footage of Dorset show the south-coast county’s mesmerising and iconic landmarks in all their glory.


Durdle Door. Xander Ettling /

One picture shows the stunning and iconic Old Harry Rocks, whilst the video also displays the most scenic points of interests such as Corfe Castle, Isle of Portland, Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island, Jurassic Coast, and the magnificent rock arch at Durdle Door.


Old Harry Rocks. Xander Ettling /

Capturing the magnificent south west county, these eye-catching photographs reveal the beautiful landscapes, beaches, cliffs, and islands that delightful Dorset provides.


Brownsea Island. Xander Ettling /

These images were shot by British photographer and videographer, Alexander Ettling (21), on a Canon 7D with 50mm – 400mm lens and a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced drone.

“I believe that Dorset has the most beautiful landmarks and coastline in the world and I really wanted to show off my home county from the air,” said Alexander.


Corfe Castle. Xander Ettling /

“I try and make my content relatable to its audience by portraying a raw and genuine representation of my subject.
“I wanted to show how beautiful Dorset can be in the Spring but this relied heavily on good light to make it come across as warm and summery.”


Xander Ettling /

Dorset is famous for having some of the most iconic and picturesque sites in the UK, with over fifteen locations to visit and explore including the beautiful Dorset National Park.
The South West England county is a popular tourism destination, with 26.3 million day trips made to the area over the year.


Xander Ettling /

At just twenty-one, photographer and final year photography student Alexander taught himself how to use a professional camera through the help of YouTube tutorials.
“At 15 I started borrowing my parents’ Canon 300D DSLR and taught myself through online tutorials,” said Alexander.


Xander Ettling /

“I love to shoot this type of photography as I see it as something people can enjoy and use as escapism from the real world.


Brownsea Island. Xander Ettling /

“People have given positive comments to my material, most are happy that I shared such a beautiful place with them.”