Winners and Best Entries from 2018 Drone Photography Award of the Year

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Drones have given photographers the opportunity to be more creative, and they are using it in the best way possible. The Drone Photography Award of The Year winners for 2018 show how impressive the results can be when a talented photographer gets his hands on a drone.

In this year’s competition, more than 4400 professional and amateur photographers submitted their work, and we had a chance to see some pretty amazing works. Check out the winning photo below, as well as some of the other notable entries.

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I took this aerial with my drone at an altitude of 120 metres of the interesting patterns of the Red Sand Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne last year. This frame was amongst the finalists in National Geographic Magazine Nature Photographer of the Year 2017 contest under the category "aerials" & also was selected as Photo of the Day on the 9th of April 2018 by Smithsonian Magazine. "The journey through the Australian Garden starts with the Sand Garden where the expanse of red sand contrasts with grey foliage. On the northern hill, mass plantings of Acacia binervia and the Spinifex sericeus are used to stabilise the sandhills.The lower slopes are covered by a carpet of muntries (Kunzea pomifera), fruit used by Aborigines." https://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/visit-cranbourne/attractions/plant-collections/red-sand-garden #BringYourCuriosity @canonaustralia @lakewanakanz @smithsonianmagazine @smithsonian #naturephotographer @australiangeographic #naturelover #naturephotography #naturephoto #naturelovers #naturepic #aerial #drone #dronestagram #dronephotography #drones #dronelife #dronefly @drone_countries @droneaddicts @thedroneu @natgeoyourshot @natgeoau #pattern #igersoftheday #nature_photo #victoria @australia #landscapephotography #landscapephotographer #landscape #landscape_captures #landscape_lovers #landscapephoto #melbonpix @wildmelbourne #abstract #pattern #australiapassion #droneporn @visitmelbourne #BEE2B @natgeotravel @natgeoyourshot @natgeocreative @natgeocreative @natgeoau @wildmelbourne @sipacontest

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