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Drone photos capture spectacular bird's-eye views

Drone photos capture spectacular bird's-eye views

The contrasting colors of a Norwegian winter forest are beautifully captured in this scene. (Photo: Atle Goutbeek /SkyPixel) In celebration of its second anniversary, the aerial photography site SkyPixel has launched a year-end contest to collect and judge the best in drone photography. The campaign, which concludes at the end of December, has resulted in thousands of gorgeous photos from drone enthusiasts all around the world. Last year's grand prize winners were chosen from more than 11,000 entires from 146 countries. The image above is just one example, showing off a frigid Norwegian forest. "With the evening sun giving a very low color temperature, I set the DJI Phantom 3 Advanced to 3500 Kelvin," explains aerial photographer Atle Goutbeek. "The snow went blue while the treetops were lit by the warm winter evening sun." The full catalog of submitted entries is availabl...

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