Here Are The 9 Best Drone Photos In The World In 2016

The winners of the third annual International Drone Photography Contest have been announced

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The best pictures from the third annual International Drone Photography Contest were announced this week, and the winners are absolutely phenomenal.

Thousands of entries from amateur drone enthusiasts and professional photographers were submitted, and a panel of experts from National Geographic and Dronestagram picked the winners.

There were three categories in the competition: travel, sports/adventure, and nature/wildlife.

Here are the top three winners in each category.


3. 'Summer Camp Of Gran Canaria' by Karolis Janulis

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2. 'Cable Beach' by Todd Kennedy

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1. 'Basilica Of Saint Francis Of Assisi, Umbria, Italy' by fcattut

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3. 'Chugach Mountain Range, Alaska' by High Angle Shot

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2. 'Complejo Acuático Norte De Santander' by losmanesdeldrone

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1. 'Moab Rock Climbing' by Maxseigal

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3. 'Piton De La Fournaise, Volcano' by Jonathan Payet

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2. 'Swarm Of Sheep' by Szabolcs Ignacz

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1. 'Kalbyris Forest, Denmark' by Mbernholdt

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