The Drone Photo awards has announced its winning and commended entries. The international competition dedicated to aerial photography is part of the Siena Awards Festival of visual arts.
Lilies, Lilies Everywhere by Savadmon Avalachamveettil
Malarikkal is a jewel that people in Kerala are only slowly awakening to. When the water lilies bloom between September and October, a carpet of pleasant pink envelops the entire region in a breathtaking formation Continue reading »
Have you ever dreamed of traveling the world and capturing its beauty with your camera? If so, you might want to check out the amazing work of Witold Ziomek, a Polish photographer who started his adventures in 2017. Continue reading »
The popularization of aerial photography has presented us with magnificent unseen images. An eye-opening perspective has blessed us to see the world in a new way. Continue reading »
A look at the winning entries into the Drone photo awards 2022, including the overall winner showing a secondary fissure a few hundred metres from the main crater of the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland.
Wildlife. Runner-up: Learning Life by Florian Ledoux
A young polar bear, a yearling, is playing in the water, testing the fresh ice and jumping back and forth with his sibling, while their mother is resting nearby. This image is the result of five months in the field, living with and near the bears in a remote camp on the east coast of Svalbard. Continue reading »
Brad Walls (previously featured) was born in Sydney in 1992. Despite studying Science, his preferred artistic medium is Aerial Photography. From 2019 to the present, Brad has been refining his style garnering international acclaim, setting new precedents in photographic expression. Continue reading »
Drone Photographer Dimitar Karanikolov captures bird’s-eye portraits around the world. Based between Bulgaria and the United Kingdom, Karanikolov is an architect by trade through his studio, Meshroom. Due to the nature of his profession and having attended specialized photo expeditions around the world, he eventually added aerial and travel photography as a hobby. Continue reading »
The Drone Photo Awards is the largest aerial photography and video competition. The pictures come from all over the world and allow us to see the world with a little more height. Continue reading »
The Drone Photo Awards have announced the 2021 winners. The contest’s categories include Wedding, Nature, People, Urban, Animals, Abstract and Sport for single still images. There’s also an Open category for video and a Series category for photographers to enter five to nine images on the same theme. Among these categories are many fantastic photos from talented photographers around the world.
Melting Ice Cap. Nature Commended. In summer 2020, Svalbard archipelago broke meteorological records when the air temperature suddenly reached 21.7ºC. This image brings evidence of the amount of fresh water falling from the melting Austfonna ice cap into the sea. The average air temperature in Svalbard has risen by 3-5°C over the past 50 years. (Photo by Florian Ledoux/Drone Photography Awards 2021) Continue reading »
Here are the stunning aerial images of Drone Photo Awards 2021. The exhibition “Above Us Only Sky” will showcase the overall winner and the eight category winners. Continue reading »
Kevin Krautgartner, born and raised in Germany, currently lives and works in Wuppertal. Already during his design studies, he devoted himself intensively to digital photography, which today is the core of his artistic work. Continue reading »
Here are the 2020’s winners of SkyPixel’s Aerial Storytelling Contest. SkyPixel was founded in 2014 and currently, there are six million members in their community. This year is the 6th Anniversary of the Aerial Photo & Video Contest. There are more than 26,000 submissions received from 136 countries for categories including Travel, Sports, Nature, Architecture, and Portrait. This year’s annual award was won by Karim Iliya for his photograph “Humpback Breach”, Congratulations to all the winners.
If you are interested in Drone photography, join the SkyPixel community, you can find a lot of inspiration. Here in this article, we are posting only winning photos, visit their website to view video entries.
Humpback whales breach for a variety of reasons including communication, fighting, barnacle and parasite removal, waking up, playing and more. For humpback whales calves like this one, playing is an important way to build muscles and prepare for the long journey to Antarctica. Continue reading »
The Spirit of Post-Apocalyptic Russia Through the Incredible Atmospheric Photographs of Alexander Sukharev
Russian photographer and urban explorer Alexander Sukharev likes to take pictures not only with his camera, but also mostly from the air with his drone: abandoned churches and military bases, monuments of socialist realism, crumbling houses in the lush blossom of the apple trees surrounding them, showing all the beauty and charm of the combination of death and life. Continue reading »
Derry Moroney is an Australian photographer who recently captured photos of a unique “Tree of Life” phenomenon that appeared on the receding Lake Cakora in Brooms Head, New South Wales, and the photos will take your breath away. Continue reading »
André Alexander is a freelance photographer, brand ambassador for Nikon, author and speaker based in Nuremberg, Germany.
Grown up close to the Alps, he discovered his love for nature and landscapes at a very early age, this is also evident in his unique visual imagery. The main fields of his work are travel, outdoor and lifestyle photography. Continue reading »
The Series of Aerial Images by Cássio Vasconcellos Reveals a Contemporary Look of Life Stories from A Globalized World Seen Through Mosaics of Constructed Images
The series “Collectives” reveals a contemporary look of life stories from a globalized world seen through mosaics of constructed images. The observer is faced with large panels of aerial photos if seen from afar appear to be textures or geometric forms that if inspected closely, surprise the viewer with a richness of details that compose a daily urban lifestyle in consumption patterns. Continue reading »
Navid Baraty started taking the pictures by accident. He was up in a skyscraper high above New York City, doing his best to take an aerial photograph the low-tech way: by holding the camera in front of him, pointed straight down (and thus keeping him from checking the frame himself), and hoping for the best. Continue reading »
Whether they were with a drone, or from a helicopter, kite, balloon, or airplane, aerial photos give an extraordinary view of the world. This is what Aerial Photography Awards wanted to show us. The very first edition of this contest invited photographers from around the world to submit their best aerial photos, and the winners have just been announced.
The Aerial Photographer of the Year 2020 is photographer Sebastien Nagy from Belgium. He was selected to be the overall winner thanks to several awarded photos in different categories and a high average score. Other than the title, Nagy also won a $10,000 award. Interestingly enough, the photographer said that he had never entered a contest before. He decided to give it a shot now – and he won the main award. Continue reading »
Animals, landscapes, protests and empty streets, all caught by photographers from hundreds of feet above, have been highlighted by judges of the 2020 Drone Photo Awards. The annual competition dedicated an entire category to pictures that showed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with several haunting images of empty cities honored by the judges.
But shots of roads packed with protesters also featured, along with scenes from nature as seen by an eye in the sky. Continue reading »
Stunning drone landscapes by Simeon Pratt, a gifted commercial cinematographer, and photographer based in Chicago, IL. Simeon focuses mainly on minimalist, cinematography, and drone photography. Continue reading »
Spectacular aerial landscapes by Ewout Pahud de Mortanges, a gifted 27-years old self-taught photographer, traveler, and coach currently based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ewout focuses mainly on landscapes, cityscapes, and drone photography. He travels all over Europe, and Asia to capture outstanding natural and urban landscapes. Continue reading »
We’ve seen that nighttime scenes and tours of factories in Japan can be surprisingly gorgeous, as well as photography that makes you feel as if you’ve stepped into a world of science fiction. But while fans await the upcoming remake of Final Fantasy 7, they may have an opportunity to visually explore Midgar with the amazing drone photography of Tetsuro Kobayashi. Continue reading »
Stunning aerial landscapes by Kosuke Kurata, a talented Taiwanese photographer, and drone pilot currently based in Tokyo, Japan. Kosuke focuses mainly on aerial and urban photography. He shares amazing drone landscapes from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Hanoi, and Singapore. Continue reading »
Nature photographer Jani Ylinampa who lives in the city of Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland has captured absolutely gorgeous overhead photos of the tiny Kotisaari Island during a clear day in summer, autumn, winter and spring. Per the city’s tourism website, the island sits in the middle of Rovaniemi and is only accessible by appointment and by boat. Continue reading »