30 Aerial Drone Photographs

Captured in a village in Oklahoma as the clouds gathered to prepare itself for a thunderstorm.

Taken with GoPro and a Phantom Drone in a port in Vancouver.

Taken by the talented Japanese photographer Takuma Kimura.

With the technological advancements in lightweight cameras and inexpensive quadcopters or drones, we can now get a glimpse of the world from a different perspective. And from high up above, especially with a bird’s eye view, the world is a stunningly beautiful place.

1. Hermitage Pavilion, Saint Petersburg by Amos Chapple

A never-before seen angle of the Lotus Temple, showing the entire landscape.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

2. Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg

A beautiful shot of Waterfront, a famous public park located in Seattle.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

3. Saints Peter & Paul Cathedral, Saint Petersburg

Known as the “Candelabra of the Andes”, the Paracas Candelabra is a beautiful geoglyph found in Uruguay.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

4. The Peter & Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg

A beautiful scene over Munich, Germany as the sun sets over a busy community.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

5. Lotus Temple, New Delhi, India

A beautiful capture of the famous basillica that overlooks the mighty expanse of the world-renowned city.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

6. The Taj Mahal, Agra, India

A haunting and yet still beautiful shot of “uber decay".

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

7. Jama Masjid, Delhi, India

Russian tourists enjoying the warm sun and sea, which is a rare sight in a rather cold place up north.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

8. Hill 3, Mumbai, India

Vittoria Light stands 223 feet from the ground located on the hill of Gretta. It is one of the tallest lighthouses in the world.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

9. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Spain

This beautiful design is captured by Bill Wilson in Muirfield Village in Oklahoma.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

10. The Beach Over Embattled Territory, Abkhazia

This photo shows us the details and design of what a skate park looks from up above.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

11. The Vittoria Light, Trieste, Italy

Another shot by the talented Takuma Kimura, this time capturing an overhead view of the Ohara Art Museum

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

12. The Star Fort at Bourtang, Netherlands

Capturing the intricate details of Roundhouse park, Michael Muraz gives us an image of what would be mistaken at first as a giant exposed clock.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

13. Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary

Urban planning done right as seen in this aerial photograph. Impeccable arrangement.

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

14. The Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Paris, France

Dubbed “Saint Petersburg’s founding point.”

IMAGE: Amos Chapple

15. Approaching Thunderstorm, Oklahoma, USA

The beautiful symmetry of docked sailboats taken by Daniel Gasienica.

IMAGE: Bill Wilson

16. Perspective, a bridge in Uttara, Dhaka

Note: Most of the photos featured here are now illegal to take because of the regulations already in place prohibiting drones or quadcopters from flying over specific areas for security concerns.


17. Sun Down Over Munich, Germany

A shot of a beautiful sunset over the beautiful Lake of Sammamish.

IMAGE: Max Schrader

18. Caye Caulker Belize, Caribbean

An aerial photograph of a bridge in Uttara Dhaka using a drone and a GoPro.

IMAGE: dronepicr

19. Aerial shot of Lonsdale Pier, Vancouver

This is the church where reformist Tsar Alexander II was assassinated. A new look into the grounds where no other human has seen before.

IMAGE: DevinOlsen

20. The Perfect Sunset Over Lake Sammamish, Washington

An aerial shot of Caye Caulker, a small limestone coral island off the coast of Belize in the Caribbean.

IMAGE: jcBoom

21. El Candelabro, Uruguay

A golden mist envelops the Hermitage Pavilion in Saint Petersburg as the sun makes its final dip into the horizon.

IMAGE: Marcelo Campi

22. Aerial Shot of The German Lake Cologne

A full view of the Taj Mahal that shows all major landmarks including the full span of the river.

IMAGE: dronepicr

23. Aikawashi at Night, Okayama, japan

The slums of India with the “hill with a view” known to the locals as Hill 3.

IMAGE: Takuma Kimura

24. Ohara Museum of Art

The largest mosque in India, which is dubbed Islam’s heart in the country. It shows the entire courtyard and the residences behind it.

IMAGE: Takuma Kimura

25. Like Clockwork, Toronto, Ontario

IMAGE: Michael Muraz

26. Shilshole Bay, Seattle USA

Do you have more aerial photos to share? We’d love to see them!

IMAGE: Daniel Gasienica

27. Muirfield Village, Edmond, Oklahoma

Taken using a quadcopter the night before Hungary’s national day.

IMAGE: Bill Wilson

28. Seattle Waterfront

Feast your eyes on some breathtaking views, angles and shots from high up above. Here are 30 stunning aerial photographs you have to see to believe.

IMAGE: Daniel Gasienica

29. Machine Life, Philadelphia

An aerial view of Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral that shows the place covered in white.

IMAGE: Numb Photo

30. Venice Beach Skatepark, Los Angeles California

Stunning shot of a calm lake.

IMAGE: Dirk Dallas

An aerial view of the Star Fort which is known for its unique architecture. Now it rests as a museum at the center of a farming village in Holland.

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