Dronestagram and Nat Geo crown the best drone photos of 2017
|Winning images from Dronestagram's fourth annual drone photography contest. Some of the best drone photos in the world.|
Dronestagram just wrapped up its fourth annual drone photography contest. Organized in partnership with National Geographic, the point of the contest is to surface the best drone photos from around the world. Now that the winners have been announced, we'll let you be the judge of that.
The aerial photography social network awards prizes in three categories: Nature, Urban and People. They also name three 'most creative' photos in no particular order.
Scroll down to see them all for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments down below:
1st Place: Provence, summer trim by jcourtial
|Lavender harvest in Provence. Photo © jcourtial|
2nd Place: Infinite Road to Transylvania by Calin Stan
|Aerial view of a winding mountain road in Transylvania, Romania. Photo © Calin Stan|
3rd Place: Ice formation by Florian
|Sea ice off the eastern coast of Greenland. Photo © Florian|
1st Place: End of line by Martin Sanchez
|An abstract photo captured one weekend while driving down the New Jersey coast. Photo © Martin Sanchez|
2nd Place: Waterlilu by helios1412
|A woman harvests water lilies in a pond in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Photo © helios1412|
3rd Place: La Vijanera by feelingmovie
|An aerial photo of La Vijanera, a winter masquerade that takes place in the town of Silió, in Cantabria (Spain), the first Sunday of each year. Photo © feelingmovie|
1st Place: Concrete Jungle by bachirm
|Aerial view of the Dubai Marina at sunset. Photo © bachrim|
2nd Place: Dawn on Mercury Tower by alexeygo
|Window washers on the 'Mercury' tower in Moscow City. Photo © alexeygo|
|Aerial photo captured in Madrid, Spain. Photo © luckydron|
|Two cows take their morning drink in Paarl, South Africa. Photo © LukeMaximoBell|
|A funny and original, video game-inspired pregnancy announcement. Photo © macareuxprod|
Ugo le marin by rga
|A little bit of fun with sand art. Photo © rga|
So, what do you think? Best drone photos in the world? There's definitely room for debate, but if you want to see more great drone shots like these, the Dronestagram website is a great place to start.
All photos courtesy of Dronestagram.
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