2015 Was The Year Of The Drone… Here’s 12 Photos That Will Leave You Breathless.
Drone photography has brought us to great heights both literally and in an artistic sense. It doesn't matter if we are looking at iconic sites or something on a smaller scale, a local park, for example; these aerial perspectives capture beauty in ways that we have never seen before!
MailOnline Travel recently released their top picks for the best drone photos in the world, and they are awe-inspiring. It is a simple yet diverse collection that honors both natural beauty, such as Australia's Great Barrier Reef, and manmade wonders, such as the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
See 12 of the Best Drone Photos below. Let us know which ones stand out the most to you and why, as well as what other types of places you are interested in seeing from a bird's-eye view.
Victoria Falls is considered the world's largest waterfall and is located on the Zambezi River, bordering the countries of Zimbabwe and Zambia.
The mesmerizing turquoise waters of Australia's Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space.
Angel Falls in Venezuela can reach more than 2,600 ft., about fifteen times as high as Niagara Falls.
From this perspective, the Dubai metropolis looks like something out of a futuristic fantasy film.
The Tulip Fields near Voorhut in the Netherlands boast vibrant colors stretched along a vast space.
The Baltic States don't come up too often in daily conversation, so we are quite curious about them. This island in a lake in Lithuania piques our interest even more.
Once you're in the city, it's got such an addicting hold on you, making it difficult to think beyond it. This shot of Manhattan reminds us to see past the skyscrapers from time to time.
A mass class training replete with vibrantly colored mats at a park in Vilnius, Lithuania, makes for a satisfyingly organized view from the top.
In this photo, all things points to the Arc de Triomphe. The landmark is just one of many reasons that make Paris one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Christ the Redeemer is a 38-meter-tall statue built atop Corcovado Mountain. Its open arms are thought to reflect the warmth of the Brazilian people.
A historic elliptical building, the Colosseum served as an active venue for gladiatorial combats, hunts, and wild animal fights, among other events up until the 6th century A.D.
The Great Wall of China from a drone perspective is like peering into a crystal ball -- a mystical experience.
Source: Daily Mail