Photography aims to show what has not been seen. Drone photography achieves that, providing a new perspective on the world from points we cannot easily reach.
For the third year in a row, the international Dronestagram contest has recognized outstanding drone photos.
The nine photos in this gallery showcase the top three winners in each category: Nature-Wildlife, Sports Adventure, and Travel. They were selected from 5,900 entries spanning 28 countries. Together, they speak to what Jarret says is the purpose of this contest: “to celebrate the beauty of drone photography, a new photographic language.
Aerial shot of a farmer plowing his field; picture taken from 200 feet.
Amazing photos by drone, no photoshop needed.
First time navigating the world of drone photography? 500px has a great article on everything you need to know about getting started with drones. All about the techniques and tips for your first few shoots with a drone. Read on, and get inspired to take your aerial photos to new heights!
"Surrounded" - drone shot from the Peak District.
10. Serpentine by Cliq asbl
9. Point of Ayr by James Farley
8. To the Dunes by NaSseT Alomari
7. Krakow – Poland [old city] by Adam Brzoza
6. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico by Romeo Durscher
5. Downtown Dubai by Alisdair Miller
4. Sunrise at Cheow Lan Lake, Thailand by Kaupo Kalda
3. Beyond The Vatican by Elia Locardi
2. A Man In a High Castle by Slava Mylnikov
1. Droneshot Over Iceland by Stefan Forster
Photographer Amos Chapple's remarkable aerial views of India were shot by attaching his camera to a 'quadcopter' drone
A school of mobula rays seen swooping through the air in incredible drone video and photographs.
Amazing drone footage in Baja California, Mexico, captures the creatures huddled together in their hundreds before leaping into the air.
The rays appear as suited to the sky as they do to the water, performing some awe-inspiring aerobatic displays.
Stephan Zirwes' arial drone and photo footage at opiom gallery. From now until June 16th, 2016 Opiom gallery presents zirwes’ ‘moving stills’, a collection of images and recent video works filmed by an ultra high resolution drone exhibited for the first time in france. through the urban and natural landscapes he documents, zirwes forges contrasts and connections through the subject of his images.