Above And Beyond: The World’s Best Drone Photography 2016 Winners

Aerial photography platform SkyPixel received 27,000 entries to its 2016 competition. Here are the winning shots plus some of our favourites.


Dam near perfect. Second prize in the same category was of the Huia Dam in Auckland, New Zealand. Hong Kong-based SkyPixel was launched in 2014. (Photo by Brendon Dixon/SkyPixel)

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A line in the sand. SkyPixel’s competition was open to both professional and amateur photographers and was split into three categories: Beauty, 360, and Drones in Use. This image – of a camel caravan in the desert – won first prize in the Professional Beauty category. (Photo by Hanbing Wang/SkyPixel)


Dead straight. This image of a road bridge in the US won first prize in the Amateur Beauty category. (Photo by SkyPixel)


Green waves. This shot, taken in Italy, won second prize in the Amateur Beauty category. (Photo by Mauro Pagliai/SkyPixel)


Ice art. Third prize in the Amateur Beauty category. This image is of a frozen river in the US. (Photo by SkyPixel)


Catching the winning image. Fishermen close the net in Fujian province in China. This was the grand prize winner in the competition. (Photo by Ge Zheng/SkyPixel)


On the terraces. The competition – the first run by SkyPixel – attracted 27,000 entries, including this one of a rice terrace in China, which was one of favourites. (Photo by SkyPixel)


Where did you park the car? Another of favourites, though not a category winner, is of a huge parking lot. (Photo by SkyPixel)


City cool. People play amid the fountains. (Photo by SkyPixel)


And they were all yellow. Uncredited landscape shot. (Photo by SkyPixel)


Rainbow lines. A track runs between the multicoloured lines of tulips in the Netherlands. (Photo by SkyPixel)

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