DIY Drones is an international community for photographers who use Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, a flying robot capable of being remotely controlled or fully-autonomous flight, to take breathtaking aerial photos.
DIY Drones’ first international photography contest on May 15 have been a successful run with over 1500 photos published and a global participation.
Anyway, here are the winners of the aerial photography contest (A fellow Filipino wins second place!):
3rd Prize: Annecy, France
2nd Prize: Manila, Philippines
The Filipino photographer writes:
“Went back to my home town in the Philippines. I was flying in the park one Sunday morning when suddenly people had become really interested with my drone.
Looking at this picture, I realized how happy my drone makes of these people.”
1st Prize: Bali Barat National Park
The first prize winner writes:
“We were taking vertical aerial photos using autopilot. Suddenly the eagle came and chasing our drones, so I decided to take over and switch to manual control. After few minutes we discovered that the eagle did not attack the drone but chasing and playing with it.”
2nd Prize: Sanary, France
1st Prize: Tamul waterfall, Mexico