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First Annual Drone Photography Awards

Mada’in Saleh: Winner in the Nature category
Mada’in Saleh: Winner in the Nature category(Credit: Gabriel Scanu)

The Drone Awards is a new photography competition dedicated to the emerging art of aerial photography. This year’s inaugural competition has just revealed its winning snaps, a spectacular assortment of photographs ranging from gorgeously abstract images to profoundly unique portraits of urban life. read more

Photos From Above

Photographer George Steinmetz captures an image of himself piloting a motorised paraglider over Shibam, Yemen.Photographer George Steinmetz captures an image of himself piloting a motorized paraglider over Shibam, Yemen

STNMTZ_20080508_0594.TIF Waters stained brown with potassium sulfite cascade from one evaporation pond to another on their way to the potash plant of the dead sea works in Israel

STNMTZ_20070411_02654.TIF Bolivia, These conical piles of edible salt near colchani are drying

Salt caravans pass each other in the enormous plain of the Ténéré Desert Salt caravans pass each other in the enormous plain of the Ténéré Desert

STNMTZ_20060924_594.TIFRed peppers are bagged after being laid out to dry in the gravel plains near Baicheng, Xinjian China

Libya, Volcanic crater of Wau al Namus, (Wau means hole, so Wau al Namus is hole of mosquitoesLibya, Volcanic crater of Wau al Namus, (Wau means hole, so Wau al Namus is hole of mosquitoes)

MM7206_0042Benhaddou-Morocco

STNMTZ_20110312_01261.TIFAfar depression Ehiopia, the steaming volcanic waters of dallol are heavily laced with sulphur, colored green by a bloom of algae, the sulphur is white when it first precipitates

Attribution: UK Telgraph