The most stunning drone photos of the last year


Dronestagram, a drone photography sharing website, recently announced the winners of its annual contest, and the photos are incredible.


Contest categories included nature, sports, and travel, with the winners of each category awarded the opportunity to have their photographs featured in National Geographic. They also received a new drone or drone gear, depending on which place they won.

The photographs were judged by a National Geographic editor, a National Geographic photographer, and Dronestagram's co-founders, Eric Dupin and Guillaume Jarret. This was the international contest's third year.

Check out the first, second, and third place winners from each category below: