This Is How Our Beautiful Planet Earth Looks from Above These Days of Global Pandemic

This Is How Our Beautiful Planet Earth Looks from Above These Days of Global Pandemic
A drone image shows decommissioned cruise ships being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the COVID-19 pandemic all but destroyed the industryat Aliaga ship-breaking yard in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, October 2, 2020. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters) Continue reading »

Protests, Nature and A World in Lockdown Are Captured from Above in Drone Photo Awards 2020

‘Sunrise Surfing’ by Jim Picôt was commended in the sport category.
Protests, Nature and A World in Lockdown Are Captured from Above in Drone Photo Awards 2020
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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 »

Photographer Took His Drone To Capture How People Are Dealing With Quarantine

Photographer Took His Drone To Capture How People Are Dealing With Quarantine

Accrording to a photographer Adas Vasiliauskas: “I took my drone and photographed people in their homes through their windows and terraces. It’s a 100% zero-human-contact way to see how people are going crazy during quarantine times. Continue reading »

Minimalist And Cinematic Drone Photography By Simeon Pratt

Minimalist And Cinematic Drone Photography By Simeon Pratt

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 »

“Europe From Above”: Striking Drone Photography By Ewout Pahud de Mortanges

"Europe From Above": Striking Drone Photography By Ewout Pahud de Mortanges

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 »

Japanese Nighttime Factory Photography Will Have You Believing FF7’s Midgar Is Real

Japanese Nighttime Factory Photography Will Have You Believing FF7’s Midgar Is Real

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 »

Asia From Above: Breathtaking Drone Photography By Kosuke Kurata

Asia From Above: Breathtaking Drone Photography By Kosuke Kurata

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 »

Photographer Captures Stunning Overhead Shots Of An Island In Finland During All Four Seasons

Photographer Captures Stunning Overhead Shots Of An Island In Finland During All Four Seasons

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 »

The Intelligence Service Owl From Russia

The Intelligence Service Owl From Russia

A Russian technopolis ERA presents a remotely piloted vehicle that looks like an owl. The intelligence service drone can stay in the air for forty minutes and overcome a distance up to twenty kilometers. Besides, it can recognize ground targets from a distance up to ten meters. Continue reading »

Photographer Nicholas Ku Explores Urban Asia From Above

Photographer Nicholas Ku Explores Urban Asia From Above

Spectacular street shots by Nicholas Ku, a gifted photographer, and urban explorer from Kowloon, Hong Kong. Nicholas focuses mainly on portraiture, urban, and street photography. Continue reading »

Brutalist Cityscapes Of Shanghai In Stunning Photo Works By Aaron Shao

Brutalist Cityscapes Of Shanghai In Stunning Photo Works By Aaron Shao

Striking cityscapes by Aaron Shao, a gifted self-taught photographer, drone pilot, and urban explorer from Shanghai, China. Aaron focuses on urban and architecture photography. He explores his city to capture spectacular cityscapes and urban landscapes. Shao uses Sony a7R III camera and DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone. Continue reading »

Iceland From Above In Breathtaking Aerial Photography By Gabor Nagy

Iceland From Above In Breathtaking Aerial Photography By Gabor Nagy

Striking aerial landscapes by Gabor Nagy, a multi-talented photographer, and artist currently based in Budapest, Hungary. Gabor focuses mainly on landscape and outdoor photography. He’s a Sony Alpha Ambassador. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Cherry Blossom Path “Suddenly Appearing” In The Middle Of Tokyo

Photographer Captures Cherry Blossom Path “Suddenly Appearing” In The Middle Of Tokyo

The end of March and beginning of April was one of the most eventful few days in recent memory here in the Tokyo area. Not only was April 1st the beginning of a new fiscal year and a new school year (not to mention April Fool’s Day), it was also the day that the government announced the name of its new era, the Reiwa Era. Continue reading »

25 Of The World’s Best Drone Photos Of 2018

People’s Choice Prize, “Red Train”
25 Of The World’s Best Drone Photos Of 2018
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Every year photographers from all over the world compete in the annual drone photography competition organized by SkyPixel. The participants compete in two main categories, video and photography, and the winners receive over $12,000 worth of photography gear. This year German photographer Deryk Baumgärtner’s photo of the Saint Michael’s Mount won the grand prize in the photography category, and it’s not hard to see why – his photo will take your breath away. Continue reading »

15 Pics Of The Landscapes Of Iceland That Look Like Fascinating Paintings

Swirling glacial rivers.
15 Pics Of The Landscapes Of Iceland That Look Like Fascinating Paintings

According to Dutch photographer Albert Dros: “Everyone knows that Iceland has amazing landscapes throughout the whole country. But Iceland doesn’t only look beautiful from the ground. It also looks incredible from the sky. Continue reading »

Photographer Bleron Çaka Captures Minimalist And Natural Landscapes

Photographer Bleron Çaka Captures Minimalist And Natural Landscapes

Wonderful travel landscapes by Bleron Çaka, a talented self-taught photographer, drone pilot, and outdoor enthusiast from the Republic of Kosovo. Bleron focuses mainly on landscape and travel photography. He shoots a lot of natural and urban landscapes. Continue reading »

Russian Photographer Captures Stunning Aerial Photos Of The Magic Pink Lagoon In Western Australia

Russian Photographer Captures Stunning Aerial Photos Of The Magic Pink Lagoon In Western Australia

Hutt Lagoon is a pink lake on the west coast near the town of Gregory. This very small town is located on a narrow spit between the ocean and the pink lagoon.

Hutt Lagoon is considered to be a salt lake with a red or pink hue due to the presence of the carotenoid-producing algae Dunaliella salina, a source of ß-carotene, a food-coloring agent and source of vitamin A. The lagoon contains the world’s largest microalgae production plant, a 250-hectare series of artificial ponds used to farm Dunaliella salina. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Drone Imagery Tops Dronestagram’s Annual Photo Awards

First place winner is this shot of bathing hippos in Tanzania (Credit: Dronestagram/zekedrone)
Breathtaking Drone Imagery Tops Dronestagram’s Annual Photo Awards

Founded in 2013, Dronestagram (previously) has been cultivating a thriving community of drone photographers allowing this new photographic aesthetic to flourish. The platform has just revealed the winners of its 5th annual drone photography contest, illustrating the best and most breathtaking aerial images from the past 12 months. Continue reading »

Beautiful Sweden From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Viggo Lundberg

Beautiful Sweden From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Viggo Lundberg

Wonderful travel landscapes by Viggo Lundberg, a talented self-taught photographer, adventurer, and firefighter currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. Viggo focuses on landscape, travel and aerial photography. Continue reading »

Southeast Asia From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Ali Olfat

Southeast Asia From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Ali Olfat

Absolutely mesmerizing aerial snaps by Ali Olfat, a talented self-taught photographer, adventurer, and drone pilot from Thailand. Ali focuses on landscape and drone photography. He travels over Asia to capture most iconic landscapes and locations. Continue reading »

35 Stunning Photos Of Abandoned Russia You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

35 Stunning Photos Of Abandoned Russia You've Probably Never Seen Before

Across the vastness of Russia—the world’s largest country, at some 6.6 million square miles—and over the span of its long history, countless houses, factories, churches, villages, military bases, and other structures have been built and then left behind: imperial-era palaces, log cabins of pioneers in the Far East, Christian cathedrals, massive Soviet blocks of concrete, speculative-mining camps, and more. For years now, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing these intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling chapels. Continue reading »

Striking Drone Photography By Martin Sanchez

Striking Drone Photography By Martin Sanchez

Creative aerial shots by Martin Sanchez a.k.a. zekedrone, gifted photographer, adventurer, drone pilot, and visual artist from the USA. Martin focuses on drone photography. He travels all over the world to capture stunning aerial photographs. Continue reading »

Photographer Antti Viitala Stunningly Captured Drone Shots Of The Surfers On South African Beach

Photographer Antti Viitala Stunningly Captured Drone Shots Of The Surfers On South African Beach

Finnish-born photographer Antti Viitala beautifully captured the surfers on Llandudno beach near Cape Town, South Africa with a drone. Aerial photographs appear minimalistic with wonderful colours. Antti has been selected among the 200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide by Lurzerś Archive four times. Continue reading »

Earth From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Demas Rusli

Earth From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Demas Rusli

Outstanding aerial photos by Demas Rusli, an architectural graduate, hobbyist photographer, and digital artist from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia. Continue reading »

Singapore From Above: Inspiring Drone Photography By Ryan James

Singapore From Above: Inspiring Drone Photography By Ryan James

Stunning aerial shots by Ryan James, talented 22-year-old self-taught photographer, retoucher, drone pilot and traveler from Singapore. Ryan focuses on portraiture, urban, architecture, aerial, cityscape and rooftop photography. “I love leading lines and conceptual ideas”, he says. Jemas has over 11.800 followers on Instagram. Continue reading »