tahitiflyshoot/DronestagramIn a feat of photographic excellence, amateur and professional drone nerds have proven a point they've been trying to make for years: drones can shoot.
Photographs, that is; and stunning ones at that.
A panel of experts, including Ken Geiger, a National Geographic photographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, and Jean-Pierre Vrignaud, editor in chief of National Geographic France and Dronestagram, selected nine of the best photographs from more than 5,000 entries.
We refer to the photographers here by their Dronestagram handles, not their full names.
The winning images are breathtaking. Check them out: