Winners of the 2020 Drone Photo Awards from Siena Awards

Winners for the 6th edition of the Drone Photo Awards competition, affiliated with the Siena International Photo Awards competition (you can view winners of the Creative Photo Awards here), were recently announced. Entries were sent in by drone photographers from 126 countries. ‘Love Heart of Nature’ by Australian photographer Jim Picôt, which depicts a shark swimming inside a heart–shaped salmon school, was recognized as the Overall Winner.

The awards are divided into 9 categories: Abstract, Empty Cities: Life during COVID-19, Nature, People, Sports, Series, Urban Architecture, Wedding, and Animals. All 45 winning images will be displayed at the ‘Above Us Only Sky’ exhibition, scheduled from October 24th to November 29th at the ‘Accademia dei Fisiocritici’ museum in Siena, Italy.

Overall Winner: ‘Love Heart of Nature’ by Jim Picôt

Location: Avoca Beach, NSW, Australia

Description: In winter, a shark is inside a salmon school when, chasing the baitfish, the shape became a heart shape.

Winner, Wedding: ‘Tropical Bride’ by Mohamed Azmeel

Location: (Not given)

Description: I used the flowers and the leaves leftover from the decoration of a wedding, to make something creative.

Winner, Abstract: ‘Swirl’ by Boyan Orste

Location: Pink Lake, Australia

Description: An abstract shot of a Pink lake chemical reaction in Western Australia.

Winner, Nature: ‘Coffee or Tea’ by Yi Sun

Location: Brazil

Description: (Not given)

Winner, Wildlife: ‘Outer Space Flamingos’ by Paul McKenzie

Location: Lake Natron, Tanzania

Description: (Not given)

Winner, Life Under COVID-19: ‘Black Flag’ by Tomer Appelbaum

Location: Israel

Description: Thousands of Israelis maintain social distancing due to Covid-19 restrictions while protesting against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Rabin Square on 19 April 2020.

Winner, Sport: ‘On the Sea’ by Roberto Corinaldesi

Location: Cornwall, United Kingdom

Description: An aerial view of swimmers, where the sea becomes the place to take refuge, between the blue carpet and the white foam of the waves.

Winner, People: ‘Frozen Land’ by Alessandra Meniconzi

Location: Eurasian Steppe

Description: With temperatures of minus 30°C, winters in the Eurasian steppe can be brutal. But life doesn’t stop, and local people move from one village to another with a sledge, crossing icy rivers and lakes.

Winner, Urban: ‘Alien Structure on Earth’ by Tomasz Kowalski

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Description: Sometimes we need to change the perspective to feel the strength of the structure stronger than we’ve ever thought. The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur.

Winner, Wedding: ‘The Wedding Crashers’ by David Gallardo

Location: Turks & Caicos Islands

Description: (Not given)

Winner, Life Under COVID-19: ‘Lonely Guardian’ by Mauro Pagliai

Location: Siena, Italy

Description: (Not given)

Winner, Sport: ‘Ball Up’ by Brad Walls

Location: Sydney, Australia

Description: The physical motions of the tennis player against the clean abstract lineage of the court created a harmonious effect to the eye.

Winner, Abstract: ‘Fishing At Jamuna River’ by MD Tanveer Hassan Rohan

Location: Bogra, Bangladesh

Description: (Not given)

Winner, Urban: ‘Sunrise on the Top’ by Rex Zou

Location: Shanghai, China

Description: At 4:30 in the morning, mysteriously shrouded in clouds, this is what the second tallest building in Shanghai looks like.

Winner, People: ‘Mountains of Salt’ by Igor Altuna

Location: Thi Xa Ninh Hoa, Vietnam

Description: An aerial picture taken on a saltern near a small town on central Vietnam’s coast.

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