DJI reveals the winners of the 2017 SkyPixel aerial photography contest

DJI reveals the winners of the 2017 SkyPixel aerial photography contest

"Above the polar bear" by Florian Ledoux -- SkyPixel Photo Contest 2017 Grand Prize winner Chinese drone-maker DJI and aerial photography website SkyPixel have announced the winners of the 2017 SkyPixel aerial photography contest, which was launched back in October.

Winners span three categories—Landscape, Portrait, and Story—split between a "professional group" and "enthusiast group. "

The Grand Prize this year went to "Above the polar bear" captured with a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone by Arctic and wildlife photographer Florian Ledoux.

As the Grand Prize winner, Ledoux will receive an impressive collection of gear valued at more than $15,000 USD, including a DJI Inspire 2 with a Zenmuse X7 and lens, iPhone X 256GB, Nikon D850 DSLR camera body, and more. The contest also awards thousands of dollars' worth of gear to other contest winners.

A total of 18 other winning images were announced, three per group in both the professional and enthusiast categories. SkyPixel also revealed nine nominated images and 10 "Popular Prize" images. Overall, more than 40,000 people from 141 countries entered images in the contest.

You can check out all of the winners for yourself in the gallery and list below:

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Landscape - Professional Group

1st Prize: Sun's Up, Nets Out by Zay Yar Lin
2nd Prize: Comet into Darkness by Drone Hikers
3rd Prize: Santa Maddalena village in front of the Geisler or Odle Yolo. . . by Valentin Valkov

Landscape - Enthusiast Group

1st Prize: Lobsters Farm by Trung
2nd Prize: GEOMETRY OF LIQUID GOLD by Javier del Cerro
3rd Prize: Raising Ducks by caokynhan

Portrait - Professional Group

1st Prize: Balmoral Ball by Petra Leary
2nd Prize: by
3rd Prize: The Rebirth by andrea

Portrait - Enthusiast Group

1st Prize: Dancer by cocoanext
2nd Prize: Free Wheeling by nigelkwan
3rd Prize: by

Story - Professional Group

1st Prize: by
2nd Prize: by
3rd Prize: by lalienware

Story - Enthusiast Group

1st Prize: 1 by
2nd Prize: by
3rd Prize: The Long Ride by Jesper Guldbrand

Nominated Entries:

Landscape: The Path of Camels across the Sands by Abdullah Alnassar
Landscape: ELEMENTS by olivier. . .
Landscape: by LENG_VISION
Portrait: FANCY FINISH by Martin Sanchez @ zekedrone
Portrait: Lost in by Marc Lamey
Portrait: Untitled by Bobo
Portrait: by
Story: Elemental by Max Foster
Story: by

Popular Prize - Top Ten

by 7555486
by henter liu
by Anter
Plane in the Forest by mark calayag
white wonderland by Eberhard Ehmke
Barcelona by David


prize group portrait 1st 3rd 2nd

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