Home Featured Photographer JAW DROPPING DRONE PHOTOS OF 2016 Featured PhotographerPhoto Essays JAW DROPPING DRONE PHOTOS OF 2016 By Editor - Jan 1, 2017 1460 0 SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Jaw-dropping pictures taken from drones capture extraordinary views that the human eye may otherwise not see. MAX SEIGAL Max Seigal shot this awe-inspiring photograph of a rock climber scaling a cliff in Moab, Utah. FRANCESCO CATTUTO Swathed in fog, the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in Umbria, Italy, looks beautiful as the setting sun bathes its towers in light. SZABOLCS IGNACZ Clusters of white sheep are seen scattered over the vibrant grass of Romanian fields. TODD KENNEDY Long shadows are cast as a caravan of camels walks along Cable Beach, West Australia, at sunset. JONATHAN PAYET Appearing through the steam and gas is an impressive aerial view of an erupting volcano on Reunion Island. KAROLIS JANULIS Rhythmic patterns of umbrellas and beds during summer on the Playa de Amadores in Gran Canaria. HELENE HAVARD Surrounded by moving palm trees, a couple lie together in a clearing on Huahine island, French Polynesia. CLIECHTI The huge bronze Ushiku Daibutsu statue looks out over the verdant landscape of the Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. ACTUA DRONE By chance, a drone catches a bird mid-flight over the paradise of French Polynesian beaches. CALIN-ANDREI STAN Sighisoara, Transylvania, is the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler – otherwise known as Dracula – and this shot imagines what he might have seen on his nocturnal flights. ULYSSES PADILHA Shaded by palm trees, pedestrians make their way along the striking graphic pavements of Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro. DRON EXPERT The low sun creates long shadows, and impressive patterns, across the ridges of the sand on this Polish beach. RYAN JONES Water thunders downwards as the drone hovers over Niagara Falls. AUROBIRD This farmer in Guntur, India, is a lone white dot in a sea of bright red chillies. MAKSIM TARASOV A formation of skiers on a frozen hillside of the Adzhigardak mountain, Russia. J COURTIAL An idyllic view of the brightly-coloured buildings of the Italian seaside town of Vernazza.