20 Breathtaking Aerial Shots From This Year’s Drone Photo Awards
These stunning images from The Drone Photo Awards are spread across seven categories - including People, Nature, Wildlife and Abstract.
Everything looks even more magnificent when seen from a distinctive height. The fourth Drone Photo Awards conducted this year received a tremendous amount of competition with some magical aerial shots. The winners raised the bar quite high for the art of drone photography.
The contestants showcased out of the usual seven categories, representing all the emblematic aspects: People, Nature, Wildlife, Abstract, etc. All sorts of aerial photography are accepted into the contest, including shots taken from aircraft and air balloons. Here are some marvelous aerial photographs from the Drone Photo Awards.
A beautiful yellow cage seizing a green poodle – This poodle-shaped forest is surrounded by some attractive rapeseed fields.
Image: Jan Ulicki
Brace yourself for the season’s greetings – An amazing freezing shot taken at Izmaylovsky Park in Moscow, Russia.
Image: Sergey Farenyuk
Parasol-Land – Captivating drone shot of parasols covering the beach of the dead sea.
Image: Gilad Topaz
Gleaming dusk before the dawn – The photographer captured the dusk of Rohingya Refugee Camp.
Image: Azim Khan Ronnie
The lightning gaze – The picture captured a thunderous night at Stari Grad town located on Hvar Island.
Image: Miroslav Zadravec
Connected – Muslim men and women praying together while celebrating Eid al-Fitr at Hamedan in Iran.
Image: Amirmahdi Najafloo Shahpar
The burning sky – The canyons in Utah are bathed in crimson under a fiery sky, making it a perfect sunset shot.
Image: Laura Bennett
Four seasons in the middle of nowhere – An isolated chapel’s shot in four seasons situated amid an agricultural field.
Image: Ovi D. Pop
Homecoming – This astounding drone shot is the photo of the year. It beautifully captures the Pink-footed geese migrating to their breeding grounds, Svalbard in the Arctic.
Image: Terje Kolaas
Summer vibes – The couple is enjoying their summer-like vibes in the month of February at the Kapchagai reservoir of the Almaty region.
Image: Alexandr Vlassyuk
I’m back! – The green turtle is returning to the water, leaving beautiful footprints behind.
Image: Qasim Al Farsi
Gold-Hunt – The surfer found gold at the end of the rainbow escaping a monstrous wave.
Image: Phil De Glanville
Quench the thirst – Women queuing to collect water – a strong picture showcasing the water scarcity reality of the planet and a potential future scenario.
Image: Sujon Adhikary
Fire ball – Exclusive shot captured in Iceland of an erupting volcano.
Image: Martin Sanchez
Which way? – A cyclist goes in the opposite direction in the “Big Easy” cycling event at Hawkes Bay.
Image: John Cowpland
Past and the future – This picture has creatively blended a 500-year-old monastery in Moscow with a large power plant emerging in the background.
Image: Sergei Poletaev
Wrestled down – The drone got to witness an enjoyable wrestling match.
Image: Amitava Chandra
Peace – This dog is resting peacefully away from the sun shades.
Image: Zsolt Odor
Sheep-shipping – This flock of sheep is feeding on harvested grass in a field.
Image: Yoel Robert Assiag
Non bear-able sleep – This stunning beauty is resting in nature’s lap.
Image: Martin Gregus