The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

• The winners aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The judges of the prestigious international competition Drone Awards 2019 examined more than 4,500 images submitted by photographers, professionals and amateurs from 107 countries to announce the best aerial photography of the year. Allowed to participate not only pictures taken by a drone, but also of airplanes, helicopters, balloons, airships, with kites and parachutes.

In the contest to determine the main winner who gets the title of "aerial photography of the year 2019" and a wonderful crystal sphere "Prize Pangea". Also named the winners and finalists in the categories: "Abstraction", "Nature", "People", "Sport", "Wildlife" and "City." The award ceremony will be held in the Italian city of Siena in October at the "sky - is the limit" in the Teatro dei Rozzi during the photo festival.

The competition is organized by non-profit association Art Photo Travel. It creates cultural initiatives aimed at the dissemination and development of photography, art and culture. From 2015 Art Photo Travel established the Competition Siena International Photo Awards, annually attracts the best photographs in different categories around the world.

The main prize Drone Awards 2019 was the Polish photographer Jacek Deneka with image of skiers on the classic 50-kilometer race "Running Piasts" in Jakuszyce. Among the best works of the year was named a snapshot of Antarctic seals on the ice, the ancient city in Algeria, Grand Prismatic Spring and other great photos from the air. Winners and finalists Drone Awards 2019:

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

"Aerophotographing year." "Shoal of colorful fish." Photo by: Jacek day.

Photographer from Poland captured the skiers racing 50 km classic style within the ski marathon Bieg Piastów ( "Running Piasts') Jakuszyce in Poland.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The winner in the category of "City". "Beni GTRI." Photo by: George Steinmetz.

In the frame was captured Beni GTRI, the most well-preserved of the ancient mountain settlements in Ghardaïa, Algeria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Residents diligently care for their old houses whose roofs are often fenced and used for washing and sleeping outdoors in the hot nights of the Sahara.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The second place in the category of "City". "In the age of aviation". Photo by: Yassen Todorov.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

Finalist in the category of "City". "Soldier Field in a blizzard." Photo by: Jamie Link.

football stadium picture "Soldier Field" in Chicago during a snowstorm in November 2018.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

Finalist in the category of "City". "Waltz overpass." Photo by: Ming Lee.

Only from the air can show the absolute symmetry of the flyover, which blends perfectly with the surrounding beds. Foshan, Guangdong, China.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The winner in the category "Abstract". "Endless Eight". Photo by: Marc Le Cornu. Picture taken in the Channel Islands Jersey (USA).

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

finalist in the "Abstract" category. "Cooling Tower" ( "Cooling Tower") Photo by: Reginald Van de Velde. Abandoned cooling tower in Belgium, an inside view. Cooling towers are used to remove excess heat from power plants.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

"Abstract Art" Finalist in the category. "Irrigation". Photo by: Ian Gomey.

Flower garden and park complex with intricate patterns, located in Jiangsu Province, China.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The winner in the category "Nature". "Island of love". Photo by: Jeremias Godek. Among the fields of blooming canola in the picturesque Polish environment.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The second place in the "Nature" category. "Mirror of the Earth." Photo by: Shihu Liu.

Aerophotographing Grand Prismatic Spring, the largest geothermal power in the US and the third largest in the world. It located in Yellowstone National Park.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

finalist in the category "Nature". "Lonely boat". Photo by: Shihu Liu.

Aerophotographing boats, cruising among the lotus flowers in the village of Ghul, Guangdong, China.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The winner in the category "Sports". "After a snow storm." Photo by: DzhoSon.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The second place in the "Sports" category. "Climbing". Photo by: Sebi Skoll.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

finalist in the category "Sports". Football in the forest. Photo by: Jura Borschev.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The winner in the category of "Wildlife". "Seals cynomolgus on the ice." Photo by: Florian Ledoux.

Taken in the Antarctic spring, when large icebergs are not so much. Crabeater seals resting on the ice in between production of food.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The second place in the category of "Wildlife". "Alone". Photo by: Diana Buzoyanu.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

Finalist in the category of "Wildlife". "Nomads". Photo by: Bashir Mukarzel.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

Finalist in the category of "Wildlife". Feeding humpback whales, Antarctica. Photo by: Florian Ledoux.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

Finalist in the category of "Wildlife". "Flamingo". Photo by: Talal Al Rabah. Several dozen birds, photographed at sunrise in Kuwait.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The winner in the category "People". "Flowers on the water." Photo by: Khan Fan.

Women in Vietnam wash water lilies, which will bring in a bunch and will be taken to market.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

The second place in the category "People". Beach Durvey. Photo by: Benoit Stihelbaut.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

finalist in the category "People". "Members of Govinda." Photo by: Mani Sharma.

People at the festival Dahi Handi build a human tower to reach a clay pot.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

finalist in the category "People". "2 people, 2 dogs and 4 of the shadows." Photo by: Eugene Samuchenko.

The winners of the contest aerial photography Drone Awards 2019

finalist in the category "People". "The moment of appeasement", Norway. Photo by: Atle Sveen.

Finalist in the category "People". "Production of incense." Photo by: Nong Thanh Toan.