The third International Drone Photography Contest, hosted by Dronestagram, National Geographic and others has just wrapped up, showcasing some breathtaking images.

Thousands of entries from around the world flooded in from both professional and amateur enthusiast drone pilots and photographers.

There were nine winners in total; a first, second and third place prize for each of the three categories. Entrants submitted their photo into either the “Travel”, “Adventure – Sports” or “Nature – Wildlife” categories.

Check them out:

Travel

First Place | Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Umbria, Italy | by fcattuto

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Second Place | Cable Beach | by Todd Kennedy

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Third Place | Summer camp of Gran Canaria | by Karolis Janulis

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Adventure – Sports

First Place | Moab Rock Climbing | by Maxseigal

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Second Place | Complejo Acuático Norte de Santander | by losmanesdeldrone

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Third Place | Chugach Mountain Range, Alaska | by High Angle Shot

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Nature – Wildlife

First Place | Kalbyris forest Denmark | by Mbernholdt

A patch of pines in the middle of the forest

Second Place | Swarm of sheep by | by Szabolcs Ignacz

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Third Place | Piton de la fournaise, Volcano | by Jonathan Payet

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[Images on this page used with the express permission of Dronestagram]