These Award-Winning Drone Photos Will Convince You to Finally Buy One

The photos were judged in three categories: Nature, Urban and People.

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The International Drone Photography Contest has ended, giving us the best drone photos of 2017, taken by amateur and professional photographers alike. The annual contest is run by Dronestagram, a website dedicated to aerial photography, and in partnership with National Geographic, among other sponsors. This year, over 8,000 photos were submitted to compete in three categories: Nature, Urban and People. The winning photos in each category are below. If you don’t own a drone yet, maybe these photos will inspire your next purchase.

Nature

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Winner: Provence, summer trim by jcourtial

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2nd Place: Infinite Road to Transylvania by Calin Stan

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3rd Place: Ice formation by Florian

Urban

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Winner: Concrete Jungle by bachirm

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3rd Place: Peace by luckydron

People

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Winner: End of the line by Martin Sanchez

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2nd Place: Waterlily by helios1412

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3rd Place: La Vijanera by feelingmovie

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