World's top drone images announced at the 2019 Drone Awards
An image by Polish photographer Jacek Deneka has seen him awarded with the title of “Drone Photographer of the Year” at the 2nd annual edition of the 2019 Drone Awards photo contest. The best aerial photographs of the year across seven categories for professionals and amateurs were recently announced in Sinea, Italy.
This year, more than 4,500 images were submitted by professional photographers and amateur drone photo enthusiasts coming from 107 countries. The overall winning image, from Jacek Deneka, shows cross-country skiers during the 50km classic race, the main competition of the Bieg Piastow Skiing Festival organized in Jakuszyce, Poland.
- 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
The gallery of the 2019 winners can be seen in the Drone Awards Gallery, along with a selection of images below.
The winning images will have their public display at the Sky’s the Limit exhibition which will be held in Siena throughout November 2019, during the Siena Awards Photo Festival.
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