home winners announced

Winners announced!

Amazing second edition! More than 5000 entries were submitted from everywhere in the world by talented professional photographers and amateur drone photo enthusiasts.

The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts including National Geographic photographer Ken Geiger (Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer) as well as Jean-Pierre Vrignaud, Editor in Chief of National Geographic France and Dronestagram.

We would like to extend a special thanks to our contest sponsors National Geographic, Kodak, Parrot, Go Pro, Hexo+, Picanova, Hobbico and Adobe for generously offering amazing gifts!

Are you one of the lucky ones? Find out below!


1st Prize Winner – Category Places: Above the mist by Ricardo Matiello – See author’s profile

1st Prize - Category Places - Above the mist, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil by Ricardo Matiello

1st Prize Winner – Category Nature: Snorkeling with sharks by Tahitiflyshoot – See author’s profile

1st Prize - Category Nature - French Polynesia by Tahitiflyshoot

2nd Prize Winner – Category places: Mont-Saint-Michel, by Wanaiifilms – See author’s profile


2nd Prize Winner – Category Nature: La Jolla by kdilliard – See author’s profile

2nd Prize - Category Nature - La Jolla by kdilliard3rd Prize Winner – Category places: Tulip fileds byAnders@andersa.com: – See author’s profile

3rd Prize - Category Places - Tulip fileds by Anders@andersa.com3rd Prize Winner – Category Nature: Lost island, Tahaa, French Polynesia, by Marama Photo Video – See author’s profile

DCIM103GOPRO1st Prize Winner – Category Dronies: Where’s Wally, Limassol Carnaval, Cyprus by FlyovermediaCy – See author’s profile

where is wally1st Prize Winner – Popular Prizes (most liked picture): Above the mist by Ricardo Matiello – See author’s profile

1st Prize - Category Places - Above the mist, Maringá, Paraná, Brazil by Ricardo Matiello2nd Prize Winner – Popular Prizes (most liked picture): Plovidv by night, Bulgaria by Ice Fire- See author’s profile

2nd Prize - Popular Prize - Plovidv Bulgaria by Svetlin Marinov low res3rd Prize Winner – Popular Prizes (most liked picture): Glorieto Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico by Wootsor- See author’s profile

3rd Prize - Popular Prize by Alejandro Ochoa


The election of the best aerial photo has been conducted by Dronestagram and National Geographic. 

Dronestagram reserves its right of final interpretation of all the terms and contents in relation to the Dronestagram. For more information, please feel free to e-mail us at contact@dronestagr.am
By entering the contest, entrants were considered to have agreed to the terms and conditions and the rules.

Now find out the AMAZING PRIZES the winners won!