This unique perspective (above) is neither bird’s eye view nor man’s, but is the mechanical and precise vantage point of a machine, a drone. It is the winning photograph in this year’s International Drone Photography Contest which is organised by drone-only social networking site (yes, really) Dronestagram.
“Above the fog” won first place in the category of “Places” and first place in the category “The most popular picture.” Its author – Brazilian Ricardo Matiello. Photographed in the Brazilian city of Maringa. (Photo: Ricardo Matiello / dronestagram).
First place in the category “Nature” took the photograph “Diving with sharks,” Take a picture Tahitiflyshoot in French Polynesia. (Photo: Tahitiflyshoot / dronestagram).
The first place in the category «Dronies» took the photo “Where’s Wally, Carnival in Limassol, Cyprus’ authorship FlyovermediaCy. (Photo: FlyovermediaCy / dronestagram).
Second place in the category of “Places” took the photograph “Mont Saint-Michel” authorship Wanaiifilms from France. (Photo: Wanaiifilms / dronestagram).
Second place in the category “Nature” took a snapshot of “La Jolla” authorship kdilliard from San Diego, USA. (Photo: kdilliard / dronestagram).
Second place in the category “The most popular photography” occupied “Night in Plovdiv, Bulgaria” authorship Ice Fire. (Photo: Ice Fire / dronestagram).
The third prize in the category of “Places” to get a photo of the Netherlands’ tulip fields “authorship Anders@andersa.com. (Photo: Anders@andersa.com / dronestagram).
The third place in the category “Nature” took the photo “Lost Island, Tahaa, French Polynesia” authorship Marama Photo Video. (Photo: Marama Photo Video / dronestagram).
The third prize in the category “The most popular picture” Get photos «Glorieto Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico” authorship Wootsor. (Photo: Wootsor / dronestagram).
Source — Independent.co.uk