With piloting dreams on hold, Ontarian adopts new passion for drone photography

Candid Closeup is a weekly segment that features Canadians from coast to coast who love to share their weather. In this episode, The Weather Network's Kim MacDonald had the opportunity to meet with David Vanclieaf and his drone. After the pandemic put his pilot plans on hold, this Ontario resident took to the sky in a different way.

When his dreams of becoming a pilot were thwarted by the pandemic, David Vanclieaf saw an opportunity to pursue something different.

A lifelong love of weather, the environment, and photography motivated the Kitchener, Ont., man to purchase his first drone.

As a proud member of the First Nations Mohawk family, Vanclieaf always had a respect for nature, but now he can appreciate it from a view he never had before.

In this episode of Candid Closeup, Kim MacDonald gets to know the photographer who found joy by changing his flight path.

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