The 9 Most Amazing Drone Photographs of 2016

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As drones become more accessible and affordable to your everyday consumer and even photographers it stands to reason that the quality and standard of entries to drone photography competitions is only set to increase, as is proven by the winners of Dronestagram's 3rd Annual International Drone Photography Awards.

Breaking down the entries into three different categories, travel, sports adventure and nature wildlife the standard of this years photos was incredible with the final 9 winners each earning the top spots for their impressive composition, symmetry and otherworldly locations.

1st Prize - Category Travel: Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Umbria, Italy by fcattuto

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2nd Prize - Category Travel: Cable Beach by Todd Kennedy 

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3rd Prize - Category Travel: Summer camp of Gran Canaria by Karolis Janulis

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1st Prize - Category Sports Adventure: Moab Rock Climbing by Maxseigal 

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2nd Prize – Category Sports Adventure: Complejo Acuático Norte de Santander by losmanesdeldrone

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3rd Prize - Category Sports Adventure: Chugach Mountain Range, Alaska by High Angle Shot

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1st Prize  - Category Nature Wildlife: Kalbyris forest Denmark by Mbernholdt

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2nd Prize - Category Nature Wildlife: Swarm of sheep by Szabolcs Ignacz

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3rd Prize - Category Nature Wildlife: Piton de la fournaise, Volcano by Jonathan Payet

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