'Dronestagram' Photography Contest Gives A Drone's Eye View Of Planet Earth

www.huffingtonpost.com Published: July 16, 2014
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The future of photography seems increasingly dependent on the advancement of unconventional devices, Huffington Post reports. Forget the SLR, photo nerds are eagerly developing new tools for smart phones, tablets and -- perhaps, not too surprisingly -- drones.

The first ever Drone Photography Competition recently launched, giving aerial imagery fanatics a reason to strap a camera to a remotely piloted aircraft and see where the wind takes them. Organized by Dronestagram, an online sharing space for drone enthusiasts, with support from National Geographic and GoPro, the contest handed out awards for Judge's Choice (1st, 2nd and 3rd place slots) as well as some crowd favorite trophies to the three most "liked" images on the site.

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