This year, Dronestagram and National Geographic France have collaborated for the first annual Dronestagram Photo Contest. Amateur and professional photographers entered their images and footage, taken by cameras on remote-controlled drones. Here are the winners.
In first place: Bali Barat National Park, Indonesia, by Capungaero.
Second: Manila, Philippines, Jericsaniel.
Third: Annecy, France, by Drone-cs.
And here are the most popular photos, according to Dronestagram users.
In first place: Tamull waterfall, Mexico, by Postandfly.
Second: Sanary Sur Mer, France, by Jams69.
Third: Sofia, Bulgaria, by IceFire.
The competition aside, Dronestagram continues to get some stunning photos and videos uploaded by users.
(left) Flying above the “Hermannsdenkmal Detmold” (hermann-monument) in Germany. (right) Scuba-diving in Surendorf, Germany.
(left) North Shore Oahu, Hawaii. (right) An abandoned old lead mine in Wales.