Photographs that won accolades in the Drone Awards 2020.(Instagram/@sipacontest)
Photographs that won accolades in the Drone Awards 2020.(Instagram/@sipacontest)

Pictures from a bird’s-eye view: Winners of Drone Awards 2020 will blow your mind

Winning the competition is a photograph captured by Jim Picot which features a shark in the middle of a school of salmon in the shape of a heart.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 08:22 PM IST

Looking at the world from a bird’s eye view can be quite exciting and photographs that offer such sights are a treat for the eyes. Celebrating this genre of aerial photography are the Drone Photo Awards, a project of Siena Awards. As part of this competition, photographers from all over the world have shared their photos and the winning images are must-see.

Winning the competition is this photograph captured by Jim Picot which features a shark in the middle of a school of salmon in the shape of a heart. The photo is titled ‘Love Heart of Nature’.

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In the Nature category, the first place was grabbed by Joseph Cheires for his capture of a playful grey whale nudging a tourist boat.

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The picture that grabbed the top spot in the category ‘Life under Covid-19’ was snapped by Tomer Appelbaum. The photograph titled ‘Black Flag’ shows Israelis practicing social distancing during a protest in Rabin Square on April 19, 2020.

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In the Abstract category, the winning photograph was taken by Paul Hoelen. Titled ‘Phoenix Rising’ the photograph shows the regeneration process at the industrial mining site of Lake Owens.

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For the Sport category, the winning picture is clicked by Roberto Corinaldesi. Titled as ‘On the Sea’ the photo shows an aerial view of people swimming in the sea.

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Take a look at the other winners from different categories here.

Which of these images is your favourite?

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