When you think of drones, you probably imagine sci-fi war machines, or that toy the anti-social IT guy keeps hovering around the office kitchen.
But they're not just designed for death and distraction. They've also emerged as a revolutionary tool for nature photographers in search of the perfect shot from previously impossible angles.
And to celebrate their impact on the medium, Dronestagram and National Geographic have just announced nine victors from its annual 'International Drone Photography Contest'.
From: Esquire UK.