Dronestagram is the first aerial social network site that is dedicated to aerial photography. The site teamed up with National Geographic for the third year in a row for the International Drone Photography Contest. Submissions from across the world from professional photographers to amateur drone photographers were analyzed by judges. The winners announced for 2016 are divided into three areas— travel, nature, and adventure.

1st Prize Winner – Category Travel: Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Umbria, Italy by fcattuto – See Author’s profile

Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Umbria, Italy by fcatutto

2nd Prize Winner – Category Travel: Cable Beach by Todd Kennedy – See Author’s profile

Cable Beach by DragonEye

3rd Prize Winner – Category Travel: Summer camp of Gran Canaria by Karolis Janulis – See Author’s profile

Amadores, Gran Canaria, Spain by Karolis Janulis

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1st Prize Winner – Category Nature Wildlife: Kalbyris forest Denmark by Mbernholdt – See Author’s profile

A patch of pines in the middle of the forest

2nd Prize Winner – Category Nature Wildlife: Swarm of sheep by Szabolcs Ignacz – See Author’s profile

Swarm by thedon

3rd Prize Winner – Category Nature Wildlife: Piton de la fournaise, Volcano by Jonathan Payet – See Author’s profile

Piton de la fournaise volcano by DroneCopters