Up, Up & Away: 12 Spectacular Drone Photos That’ll Make You Look Twice

By Lucy - 3 min read

Our collaboration with DJI surfaced some truly incredible drone photos

Welcome to the drone age! Drones are changing the face of photography and we’re all for it – those once impossible shots are now so easy to take. Our favorite drone photos are ones like those below: Photos that capture perfectly normal day-to-day scenes from incredible new angles. Don’t you agree?

This collection was curated from photos entered into A Bird’s Eye View, a DJI x EyeEm Mission. And what superb results! Congratulations to the 12 photographers featured below and to Sean Byrne, winner of a DJI Phantom 4!

No drone? No worries! Get some tips and tricks on drone-free aerial photography in our guide to Shooting from Above.

High angle view of crowd at beach

By Alexandra in Nazaré, Portugal

Roads crossing

By Andrius Aleksandravičius in Kaunas, Lithuania

High angle view of stadium

By Yang Wang


By Dmitri Popov in Aarhus, Denmark

Directly above shot of people sitting in car at mojave desert

By Jay Glass in Mojave, United States


By winner Sean Byrne on a glacier in Iceland

By Merlin Kafka in Reykjavik, Iceland

white color

By Jeff Frandsen


By Reese Lassman in Detroit, United States


By Keitz Aquino at Maniwaya Island in Santa Cruz, Philippines

Directly above shot of landscape seen from hot air balloon

By Gaz Powell at Capodokia in Douglas, Isle of Man


By Caleb Poe in Powell, United States

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Header photo by @byrnephotography.

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