Eye in the sky: Drone Awards announces world's top drone images for 2019
The 2019 Drone Awards photo contest has announced the best aerial photographs of the year.
Now in its second year, more than 4500 submissions were submitted from 107 countries in the annual competition, with the Drone Awards Photographer of the Year title for 2019 awarded to Jacek Deneka, a photographer from Poland.
Deneka captured cross-country skiers during the 50km classic race, the main competition of the Bieg Piastow Skiing Festival organized in Jakuszyce (Poland).
The winning photographers in the seven categories are:
- Abstract: Marc Le Cornu, Jersey
- Nature: Jeremiasz Gądek, Poland
- People: Khanh Phan, Vietnam
- Sport: JoSon Lee, USA
- Wildlife: Florian Ledoux, France
- Urban: George Steinmetz, USA
- Video: Alex Chacon, USA
You can see the gallery of all 2019 winners at the Drone Awards Gallery, and a selection of some of our favourites below.
The winning images will have their public display at the “Sky’s the Limit” exhibition, held in Siena, Italy, throughout November 2019, during the “Siena Awards” Photo Festival.