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The best drone photos in the world capture its hidden geometry

  • Johnny Simon
By Johnny Simon

Deputy Photo Editor

Published This article is more than 2 years old.

SkyPixel, a photo-sharing site for drone photographers, in partnership with DJI, the world’s largest consumer drone manufacturer, has announced the winners of its annual photo contest.

While many of the winning images show sweeping vistas, some of the most revelatory show the patterns and shapes of the world we can’t appreciate from ground level.

Here’s a look at some of the top images:

Persimmons in Guangxi province, China.
The courtyard of a 190-year-old house in Shanghai.
A salt field in Yantian, China.
Javier del Cerro/Skypixel
An olive grove in Castilla La Mancha, Spain.
A lobster breeding farm in Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen province, Vietnam
Abdullah Alnassar/Skypixel
Camels walking through sand dunes in Saudi Arabia.
Noodles drying in Xiashi, China.
A Hakka-style building Guangdong, China
A pile of mountain bikes at an athletic training center in Xiamen, China.

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