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Drone Aerial Photography 2015 Winners

Brazilian cathedral in the mist, a tulip field in the Netherlands, swimming with the sharks and other winners of the drone photography competition.



Dronestagram announced the winners of the second annual competition in drone photography.

There were more than 5000 entries submitted for the competition this year. The jury chose 10 winners in 4 categories – Places, Nature, Dronies and Popular (most liked picture).

The choice was made based on creativity and photographic quality. The jury included a Pulitzer Prize winner and National Geographic photographer Ken Geiger, National Geographic France editor in chief Jean Pierre Vrignaud and Dronestagram founder Eric Dupin.

Bird in Flight is publishing 10 winning photographs.


Places


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_07.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “1st prize winner: Ricardo Matiello. Cathedral of Maringa, in Maringa, Brazil.”}


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_02.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “2nd prize winner: Wanaiifilms. Mont Saint-Michel, a fortress island near the North-Western shore of France.”}


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_04.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “3rd prize winner: user Anders@andersa.com. Tulip fields, the Netherlands.”}


Nature


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_01.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “1st prize winner: Tahitiflyshoot. Snorkeling with sharks near Moorea Island in French Polynesia in the Pacific ocean.”}


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_03.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “2d prize winner: kdilliard. Start of the swimming competition in La Jolla, a district in San Diego, California.”}


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_05.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “3rd prize winner: Marama Photo Video. Tourists waiting for the sunrise in French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean.”}


Dronies (drone selfies)


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_06.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “Winner: FlyovermediaCy. Selfie inspired by children’s book series Where’s Wally? A carnival in Limassol, Cyprus.”}


Popular


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_07.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “1st prize winner: Ricardo Matiello. Cathedral of Maringa, in Maringa, Brazil.”}


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_08.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “2nd prize winner: Ice Fire. Plovdiv at night, Bulgaria.”}


{“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/dronecontest_09.jpg”, “alt”: “”, “text”: “3rd prize winner: Wootsor. A photo of a diver who earns a living by jumping off a cliff and into the sea every day in Mazatlan, Mexico.”}

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