Photos: Aerial wonders from Drone Photo Awards 2020

Updated On Sep 26, 2020 11:00 AM IST

The Drone Photo Awards competition is part of the 6th edition of the Siena Awards Festival, which will be held in Siena from October 24 to November 29, 2020. “Love Heart of Nature” by Australian photographer Jim Picôt was the overall winner this year with his stunning image of a salmon school in Australia, that forms the shape of a heart with a shark swimming inside it. Here are some of the other winners and entries from the competition this year.

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Australian photographer Jim Picôt won the grand prize at the Drone Photo Awards (2020) for his image “Love Heart of Nature.” “In winter, a shark is inside a salmon school when, chasing the baitfish, the shape became a heart shape,” is how he described the image. (Jim Picôt) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Australian photographer Jim Picôt won the grand prize at the Drone Photo Awards (2020) for his image “Love Heart of Nature.” “In winter, a shark is inside a salmon school when, chasing the baitfish, the shape became a heart shape,” is how he described the image. (Jim Picôt)

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“Picking red chilies, Bangladesh.” (Azim Khan Ronnie) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Picking red chilies, Bangladesh.” (Azim Khan Ronnie)

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“Polar plunge, Baffin Island.” (Jenny Wong) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Polar plunge, Baffin Island.” (Jenny Wong)

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“Waterfall, La Spezia (Italy).” “Surfers try to challenge the waves. It is difficult enough to ride them, not to mention taming them and be able to take off, as well as break them and then caress them.” (Davide Lopresti) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Waterfall, La Spezia (Italy).” “Surfers try to challenge the waves. It is difficult enough to ride them, not to mention taming them and be able to take off, as well as break them and then caress them.” (Davide Lopresti)

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“Delta Design,” Southern Ewaso Ngiro River delta, Lake Natron, Kenya. (Paul Mckenzie) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Delta Design,” Southern Ewaso Ngiro River delta, Lake Natron, Kenya. (Paul Mckenzie)

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“Boats Of Buriganga, Dhaka, Bangladesh.” (Md Ali Asraf Bhuiyan) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Boats Of Buriganga, Dhaka, Bangladesh.” (Md Ali Asraf Bhuiyan)

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“Ring of crocodiles, Bangladesh.” (Adnan Asif) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Ring of crocodiles, Bangladesh.” (Adnan Asif)

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“Leftover,Shanghai, China.” (Attila Balogh) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Leftover,Shanghai, China.” (Attila Balogh)

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“Alien Structure on Earth” by Tomasz Kowalski. Winner, Urban. “Sometimes we need to change the perspective to feel the strength of the structure stronger than we’ve ever thought. The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur,” reads Kowalksi’s description of the image. (Tomasz Kowalski) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Alien Structure on Earth” by Tomasz Kowalski. Winner, Urban. “Sometimes we need to change the perspective to feel the strength of the structure stronger than we’ve ever thought. The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur,” reads Kowalksi’s description of the image. (Tomasz Kowalski)

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“Flamingo Flock Heart, Lake Turkana, Kenya.” The lake’s abundance of algae once attracted a vast number of flamingos that famously lined the shore. In 2013, the lake received an alarming increase in the water levels that led to the migration of flamingos to Lake Bogoria in search of food. (Thomas Vijayan) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Flamingo Flock Heart, Lake Turkana, Kenya.” The lake’s abundance of algae once attracted a vast number of flamingos that famously lined the shore. In 2013, the lake received an alarming increase in the water levels that led to the migration of flamingos to Lake Bogoria in search of food. (Thomas Vijayan)

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“Circling, Brandenburg.” (Philip Gunkel) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Circling, Brandenburg.” (Philip Gunkel)

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“Got Pop, Gisborne, New Zealand.” (Petra Leary) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Got Pop, Gisborne, New Zealand.” (Petra Leary)

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“Grey (or gray) whale feeding, Western Mexico, North Pacific.” (Mark Carwardine) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“Grey (or gray) whale feeding, Western Mexico, North Pacific.” (Mark Carwardine)

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Kenna’s image, “Spring Maple Tree Shadow” was commended by the organizers, Siena Awards Festival. (Caleb Kenna) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kenna’s image, “Spring Maple Tree Shadow” was commended by the organizers, Siena Awards Festival. (Caleb Kenna)

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“The bluespotted ribbontail ray, Ningaloo Reef , Western Australia.” (Sagi Roitfarb) View Photos in a new improved layout
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“The bluespotted ribbontail ray, Ningaloo Reef , Western Australia.” (Sagi Roitfarb)

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