Looking for some inspiration to take your drone photography to new heights in 2018? You’re in the right place. Drone social media platform Dronestagram has compiled a list of the 20 best aerial images from the past 12 months.
These play with light, perspectives, nature and urban settings.
We’ll let the photos do the talking. Enjoy…
KEFALONIA MELISSANI CAVE
Exploring the Melissani cave by boat on the Greek island of Cephalonia.
Photographer: Calin Stan
A woman harvests water lilies in a pond in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.
The Dubai skyline from a different perspective.
DAWN ON MERCURY TOWER
Not for the faint-hearted. The modern-day Lunch atop a Skyscraper on the “Mercury” tower in Moscow.
Photographer: Alexey Goncharov
The salt fields of Bac Lieu, Vietnam.
A Portuguese surfer braving the winter cold.
In Alexandria Bay between New York and Canada, when water levels rise and fall colors begin to take root.
Gardeners pick marigolds in the morning in the Sukhothai province of Thailand.
Photographer: seksan saowarod
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN
The long staircase leading to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve, Portugal.
QUAD BIKES ON THE DUNES
The Namibian sand dunes.
STINGRAY AND GIRLS
Two different worlds meet.
MOTORBIKE BRIDGE OVER RIVER IN THAILAND
Two scooters crossing the bridge in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
CRUISING THE ROUTE 66
A couple in a classic blue Ford Mustang Convertible, driving along the historic Route 66.
Photographer: Raf Willems
THE MAJESTIC BEAST, NANUK
The large polar bear, Nanuk, crossing the fractured ice.
Photographer: Florian Ledoux
GIRLS AT THE BEACH, RIO DE JANEIRO
SWIMMING WITH A WHALE
An aerial view of a once in a lifetime experience.
TROPICAL ISLAND BEACH, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
The beaches of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
Hippos in the Serengeti National Park.
CRACKED MUD BOATING
A day of sailing on the dry mud of Burke Lake.
SVETI STEFAN HOTEL
An aerial shot of a hotel in Montenegro. What a location…