During the past few years, drones have dramatically changed the landscape of photography. So much so that numerous awards, dedicated specifically to aerial photography have emerged. One of them - probably the most prestigious - is Dronestagram (previously here and here), and it has just announced the winners of its 4th annual International Drone Photography Contest.


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"Drones are becoming an increasingly accessible way to get a new perspective on the world," Eric Dupin, CEO of Dronestagram said. "There literally are no physical limits as to where a shot can take place anymore."

The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts, including some from Dronestagram's partner National Geographic. Scroll down to enjoy the best of 2017 aerial photography, selected from thousands of entries from around the world.

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#1 Waterlily, Vietnam (People - 2nd Place)

Waterlily, Vietnam (People - 2nd Place)

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Sheralyn 1 year ago

This is utterly gorgeous.

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#2 Two Moo, South Africa (Creativity - Finalist)

Two Moo, South Africa (Creativity - Finalist)

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Fasya Maudia 1 year ago

took me about few mins to realize where the moos are

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#3 The Great Sirigiya, Sri Lanka (Nature - Finalist)

The Great Sirigiya, Sri Lanka (Nature - Finalist)

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Lila Launehase 1 year ago

One of the best places I've ever been.

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#4 Infinite Road To Transylvania, Romania (Nature - 2nd Place)

Infinite Road To Transylvania, Romania (Nature - 2nd Place)

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Tyrone 1 year ago

Can someone explain why ?

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#5 Provence, Summer Trim, France (Nature - 1st Place)

Provence, Summer Trim, France (Nature - 1st Place)

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Again, I can smell the lavender from here !

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#6 Motorbike Bridge Over River In Thailand (People - Finalist)

Motorbike Bridge Over River In Thailand (People - Finalist)

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lindsayaotter 1 year ago

Amazing

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#7 Spanish Maze, Spain (Urban - Finalist)

Spanish Maze, Spain (Urban - Finalist)

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lindsayaotter 1 year ago

It looks like legos.

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#8 Ice Formation, Greenland (Nature - 3rd Place)

Ice Formation, Greenland (Nature - 3rd Place)

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Helena Morland 1 year ago

Beautiful

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#9 End Of The Line, U.s. (People - 1st Place)

End Of The Line, U.s. (People - 1st Place)

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Jay Raman 1 year ago

This is clever

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#10 Dawn On Mercury Tower, Russia (Urban - 2nd Place)

Dawn On Mercury Tower, Russia (Urban - 2nd Place)

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Tadzkirah Tamalaki 1 year ago

Where is the drone?

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