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Watch these drones fly through breathtaking fireworks displays

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If you're browsing YouTube for some highlights from the fireworks shows around the US yesterday, make sure you don't settle for a shaky smartphone video. Some brave videographers have started flying their quadrocopters directly through fireworks for some incredible (and likely illegal) video of the colorful explosions. In the best videos, operators spin the drone around the center of the fireworks explosions. The technique transforms the shows from simple rays of light splashed across the dark sky into fantastic three-dimensional experiences. The video above was shot last night in the small city of Yachats, Orgeon during July 4th celebrations, while the other is from earlier this year in West Palm Beach, Florida. Both were shot using a DJi Phantom, a line of popular consumer quadrocopters used by videographers.