Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! That buzzing noise you hear overhead isn't superman either, it's a remote control drone with thousands of dollars in camera equipment strapped to the bottom. And wow do they get some cool images.
Dronestagram, the popular image and video sharing site for drone enthusiast, just released the winners of their second Drone Aerial Photography Contest in conjunction with National Geographic. This year they received over 5000 entries from around the world from amateur drone enthusiast to professional drone photographers. The images were judged by a panel of experts on their creativity and photographic excellence.
1st Prize Winner – Category Places: Above the mist by Ricardo Matiello - GoPro Hero 3 Black
See the rest of the winners below.
1st Prize Winner – Category Nature: Snorkeling with sharks by Tahitiflyshoot
2nd Prize Winner – Category places: Mont-Saint-Michel, by Wanaiifilms - GoPro Hero 4 Black
2nd Prize Winner – Category Nature: La Jolla by kdilliard - GoPro Hero 3 Black