Photographers across the globe are taking to the sky. Using drones to capture eye-catching images that in the past could only be taken from full-sized helicopters or planes. With this new way of seeing the world, it’s no surprise that the results of Dronestagram and National Geographic’s fourth annual drone photography contest are so breathtaking. The first social network dedicated to aerial photography has just announced the winners of its annual drone photography competition. If you’d like to try out your photography skills from high above the ground, we have some of the best drones that will help you get some amazing shots of your own.
Take impressive shots from the air with this DJI Spark Mini Quadcopter Drone from Buydig.com. An integrated camera lets you take still photographs or 1080p HD video to share with friends and family. An automatic stabilizer makes each shot a keeper. This DJI Spark Drone features a 16-minute flight time before needing a recharge, providing time for dozens of pics. The aircraft takes off from your hand by recognizing you and hovers while you use hand gestures commanding it to take aerial photos. This mini drone features all of DJI’s signature technologies and allows you to seize the moment whenever you feel inspired.
DJI Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian Edition
The DJI Phantom Pro Obsidian Edition from Buydig.com is the king of drones. This enhanced version of the Phantom 4 Pro is made for professional photographers. Unlike the previous models, the outer casing is all made from a matte grey Stealth Bomber looking plastic, while the camera gimbal is made from magnesium that’s electroplated and coated in an anti-fingerprint finish. Attached to the gimbal, of course, is the camera. This one features a 1-inch sensor capable of shooting 4K video at 60 frames-per-second and 20MP still photographs. It’s hard to believe so much advanced tech is packed into such a compact drone. The possibilities will be endless when you start shooting aerials with this amazing flying machine.
Announced as the most innovative drone of IFA 2016, PowerEgg is a powerful personal camera drone that also conveys elegance and beauty with its distinctive shape and cutting edge engineering. With PowerEgg Maestro, gesture recognition, takeoff and landing can be done with the push of a button so that anyone can fly it right out of the box. PowerEgg lets you capture the special moments everywhere you go with its 360 degree panoramic 4K UHD camera and share them on social media. This durable and portable egg-shaped drone made of a simple design and brilliant technology is ready to fly in seconds. It can be stored away in a snap. The perfect piece of equipment for the traveling photographer.