Drone awards 2020: these stunning pictures taken from above will blow your mind

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This incredible image of a shark inside a school of salmon was the overall winner of the competition. As the predator chased the fish, the shoal morphed into a heart shape. Taken at Avoca Beach, some 95km north of Sydney. (PHOTO: Jim Picôt)
This incredible image of a shark inside a school of salmon was the overall winner of the competition. As the predator chased the fish, the shoal morphed into a heart shape. Taken at Avoca Beach, some 95km north of Sydney. (PHOTO: Jim Picôt)

Our world from above is a very different place, full of surprises, magic and unexpected beauty. And that’s exactly what the art of drone photography offers: everyday places, people, animals and events as you’ve seldom seen them before. The cream of the bird’s-eye-view crop is now being celebrated in the Drone Photo Awards 2020.

Here’s a selection of some of the prizewinning images.

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