Unbelievable Drone Photos
Drones are now democratized and used by retailers, hospitals, law enforcement, and even sporting events to capture angles that are difficult to access from the ground. But sometimes, drones take unexpected, even completely strange pictures. Here are some amazing images captured by drones.
The appearance of a clown
Place: Huntsville, Alabama
Hase the giant pink rabbit
Place: Piedmont, Italy
Name: Yes, this giant rabbit has a name! Say hello to Hase, everyone!
Date: January 13, 2018
Place: Trebizond Airport, Turkey
Drones and Divers
Place: Yellow River, China
Fun fact: The man on the picture is 60 years old and went diving over that waterfall to celebrate his birthday.
The Guatemalan hole
Place: Guatemala City
Cause: The tropical storm Agatha that hit the region in 2010
Photograph: Bruce Campbell
Place: Portland, Oregon
Look Behind You!
What happened: A huge whale followed some sailors during 15 minutes.
Aborted danger: The whale was friendly and the sailors didn’t even noticed they were followed!
Place: Tucson, Arizona
Fun Fact: It’s the largest boneyard of its kind in the world. There are about 4,000 aircrafts there.
Gulliver the Gentle Giant
Place: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fun fact: The statue, called Gulliver the Gentle Giant, was created by Jimmy Boyle, a former gangster and convicted murderer, while he served a sentence at Barlinnie Prison in Glasgow.
Please Welcome The Bride And Drone
Category: Best wedding photo ever
Couple goal: Achieved!
Place: Chelsea, Quebec, Canada
Bummer alert: The plane did not crash; it was placed there voluntarily, along with tugs and cars, to make the diving experience more enjoyable for the divers
Bear from the Air
Photograph: Florian Ledoux
Place: Arctic ice caps
Thanks, drone: This picture couldn’t have been taken without a drone, otherwise the photographer’s life would have been in great danger!
Photograph: Christoph Becker
Place: Atlantic Ocean, between Canada and New York
Unlucky for Some
Photograph: Ilya Martyanov
Photograph: MARCUS YAM
Place: Houston, Texas
Photograph: Bryan Dumas
Place: Lombard Street, San Francisco
What happened: In October 2017, the Tubbs Fire began in California, ravaging more than 5,600 buildings. Nearly 37,000 acres of land were burned, and, tragically, at least 22 people were killed.
Place: Kalahari Desert
Bummer alert: No, it’s not a giant sculpture of a moose head, but rather the most famous bird’s nest in the world.
A silent killer
Place: Phuket Island, Thailand
Where the crocodile came from: He allegedly escaped from a nearby crocodile farm
The day’s catch
Photograph: Curtis Williams
Place: Panama City Beach, Florida
A nightmare in the sky
Place: Hong Kong
Fun fact: This region is where we find the largest number of skyscrapers in the world.
Feeding the ducks
Place: Tuy Hoa, Vietnam
Fun fact: Some 30 million ducks are raised each year in the country.
Place: Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy
Context: This photo was taken as part of the “Dronestagramme” travel photography competition by Wanaii Films.
A New York Christmas
Photograph: Bryan Dumas
Place: Central Park, New York
Photograph: Sam Cossman
Place: Active Marum Crater, Oceania
Photograph: Calin-Andrei Stan
Place: Bogata Forest, Romania
Have a good week!
Place: Hong Kong border, Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau highway
Fun fact: The worst traffic jam ever recorded there happened in 2010 and lasted 12 days, with some motorists only able to travel less than one mile per day.
Place: Silverdome, Detroit
Fun fact: This now decrepit and abandoned stadium has already hosted the Super Bowl, a pope, the NBA final, an Elvis concert and dozens of other world-class shows during its heyday.
The Redeeming Christ
Place: Mount Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fun fact: The statue, which measures 124.7 feet high, took 9 years to build.
Six Flags Theme Park in New Orleans
Place: New Orleans
What happened: This Six Flags theme park has been closed since Hurricane Katrina hit in August 2005.
Basilica of St. Francis
Place: Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Umbria, Italy
Did you know: The basilica has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000.
Staten Island Boat Cemetery
Place: Staten Island Boat Cemetery, New York
Did you know: Founded in the 1930s, The Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard was used to place ships damaged during World War II.
Drones of Dubai
Did you know: Dubai has created one of the most spectacular city skylines on the planet.
Photograph: Anders Andersson
Mir Mine, Siberia
Place: Mir mine, Siberian tundra
Fun fact: This is the largest excavated mine in the world. The diamond deposits were discovered in 1955 by a team of Soviet geologists.
Photograph: Max Foster
Place: Delta River, Iceland
El Nino – Bad Boy
Photograph: Duncan Sinfield
Photograph: Amos Chapple
Place: Fort Bourtange, Holland
A Reckless Man
Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fun Fact: The summit of the Morro dos Cabritos where this man is located is at an altitude of 1,257 feet.
World Cup Finale
Photograph: Svetlin Marinov
Place: Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
As The Crow Flies
Photograph: Dendi Pratama
Place: Bali Barat National Park, Indonesia
Photograph: Bachir Moukarzel
Thought: One cannot help but wonder what this lion was thinking when he saw the drone above him!
Photograph: Pete DeMarco
Place: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Place: Lake Berryessa, California
Fun Fact: Also known as “The Glory Hole”, it is in fact a unique spillway that is activated when the water level is too high. At that point, the water flows down this huge spillway to Putah Creek, about 100 feet below.
Photograph: Martin Sanchez
Time To Trim
Photograph: Jerome Courtial
All The Roads
Photograph: Bryan Dumas
Place: Atlanta, United States
Photograph: Jacek Deneka
Place: Ski Racing Festival “Bieg Piastów” competition, Poland
Place: Ushiku, Japan
Fun Fact: This statue is 120 meters high and was built to commemorate the birth of the co-founder of “True Pure Land School”, Shinran. It is one of the three tallest statues in the world.
Photograph: Mauro Pagliai
Overcoming The Fog
Place: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Did You Know: The Burj Khalifa, a building 828 metres high, is the tallest building in the world.
Place: Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Did You Know: The water lilies of the Mekong Delta, especially the wild ones, are generally white, but for economic benefits, some plant dark pink ones.
Photograph: Tomas Van Houtryve
Place: El Dorado County, California
Photograph: James Junda
Place: Frenchtown, Montana
Dreaming: We’re not sure if this place actually exists, but it would be great, wouldn’t it?
A Sad, Apocalyptic Sight
Photograph: Hussein Malla
Place: Seaport of Beirut, Lebanon