Amazing Pictures Taken By Drone

Sep 03, 2021Ionut

Drones are starting to get used more and more by various sports organizations as well, in order to catch that aerial angle the fans will love. They are used for taking photos of nature, landmarks, and various other interesting subjects. We have put together for you, a list of some of the best scenes captured by drones.

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Lake Cows

What you can see here is a bunch of cattle entering the Lake Kazan for cooling themself off at noon after being fed with grass around the forage and the lake, in Turkey's Mus. The people living in the villages around Lake Kazan, in the Bulanik district of Mus, arrive at the lakeside pastures at the first light of the morning to graze their cattle. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Ibrahim Yaldiz

Lake Zikir

This is an amazing drone photo showing an aerial view of Lake Zikir formed by impounding spring water that comes under a 250-year-old historic mill wall in Altinozu district of Hatay province, Turkey. Lake Zikir is located 5 meters from the district center in the Cetenli neighborhood. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Erdal Turkoglu


This amazing drone photo captured a few camels drinking from a body of water, accompanied by a herd of cows, that were maybe waiting for their turn. The beauty of the desert could have been captured so easily if not for this drone which was at the right time at the right moment, in the right place. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Corbis News/Eric Lafforgue

Statue of Liberty

An awesome aerial shot of the Statue of Liberty overlooking the harbor and its ships. This perfectly timed shot was possible thanks to a high-flying drone that was circling the gigantic statue looking for that perfect angle. 

Image Credits: Shutterstock/Felix Mizioznikov

Among the Whales

This lucky person was on a simple boat ride when a gray whale decided to inspect the mysterious vessel. The whale got so close that he could almost touch it. Thanks to the drone that was flying over the scene, the person now has video proof of the amazing encounter. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Yuri Smityuk

Pool View

Hoping that it isn't a creepy, unsolicited shot, it is quite wholesome and endearing to see these people relaxing on the side of the pool, probably taking a break from swimming too much. It's always nice to see people having fun, and it's even nicer to see them from such amazing angles. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Cem Oksuz

Christ The Redeemer

This amazing drone photo gave us an incredible and rare view of Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue. The famous landmark is located on top of the 2,329-foot-high Corcovado Mountain. It is 124.7 feet tall and it took people around nine years to build and assemble it.  

Image Credits: Getty Images/picture alliance/Fernando Souza

Water Buffalos

Here we can see an awesome drone photo showcasing water buffalos making their way to get in the water to cool off at the end of the day in Hurmetci wetland reeds in Kayseri, Turkey. Around 800 of such water buffalos are found in the area. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Sercan Kucuksahin

Spying on the Lions

The big cats in the photo are "Samuel Eto'o" the Lion and his partner "Asya", who were actually expected to be parents in about a month from the moment this photo was taken. They both live and could be visited at Antalya Zoo and Nature Park in Antalya, Turkey if one wishes to see how they are doing now. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Oktay Ozden

The Beach

When we go to the beach we all want to look tanned, and fit. And besides that, it would be great to get a nice picture while there, to share with your friends. These people were all captured together in this awesome aerial shot, all having fun and enjoying themselves in the sun. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Orhan Cicek

The Bird’s Nest

This is an amazing drone photo that shows a couple of storks sitting in their nest at Stork Forest, named by Samsun Metropolitan Municipality, in Bafra district of Samsun, Turkey. They are part of the Kizilirmak Delta Bird Sanctuary in Bafra district of Samsun which is the home of 356 bird species covering an area of 56 thousand hectares. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Ilyas Gun

Lotuko Tribe Village

This drone shot was take in South Sudan. It shows an amazing aerial view of a traditional Lotuko tribe village in the mountain, in Central Equatoria, Illeu. We can see here an awesome village, an African community surrounded by nature and natural ecological constructions. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Corbis News/Eric Lafforgue


This photo was taken in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, on a sunny day, on a wonderful and secluded beach. It captures two young girls of 22 years of age, from Cirencester, enjoying the hot summery weather and trying to get a nice tan. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Getty Images Europe/Chris Gorman

Hong Kong

Let's take a look at this amazing birds-eye-view of the beautiful city of Hong Kong that was captured by a drone flying over its awesome architecture. The city of Hong Kong is actually quite well known across the world for its incredibly tall skyscrapers. They are indeed stunning to look at, but they come with unaffordable housing prices in most areas. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/LightRocket/Stefan Irvine

The Vanuatu Volcano

What we can see here is a wonderful shot of ash coming out of the Vanuatu Volcano. A dangerous cloud of ash and smoke erupts from the Mount Yasur volcano on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu. The mountain has been blasting out sulfur, ash, and chunks of lava more or less continuously for around 800 years now. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Bloomberg/Adam Majendie

Rock Climbing

In this awesome drone photo, you can see a couple of mountaineers climbing up the granite rock Marienwand in the Harz Mountains. The Marienwand with its tall rock towers is one of the most popular climbing rocks in the Oker Valley. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/picture alliance/Swen Pförtner

Scotland Monument

This is yet another awesome aerial shot, this time of the monument located on East Lothian, Scotland. The monument was built in 1824 in memory of John Hope, 4th Earl of Hopetoun, and still stands proudly to this day. 

Image Credits: Shutterstock/Mr Smith Drones

Abandoned Ore In Greece

Can you believe this is an abandoned place? These images were taken with a drone and they show the Vavdos ore, the abandoned magnesite pit near Vavdos village in the mountains of Chalkidiki, Greece. We believe it's a beautiful place that at least the locals get to enjoy if not enough of a tourist attraction. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/NurPhoto/Nicolas Economou

Ostrava, Czech Republic

What a wonderful scenic view of the Ostrava city taken with a drone flying over the urban beauty. It was taken on an autumn day, in the Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic for all of us to see and enjoy the lovely classic architecture. 

Image Credits: Shutterstock/Iakov Filimonov


This is an incredible drone photo showing an aerial view of combine harvesters' work process at a cornfield in the Cukurova district of Adana, Turkey. The immense size of the field along with the working machines makes for an incredible view.

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Eren Bozkurt

Water Lillies

We've reached a wonderful shot on our list, an aerial view of pink Nymphaea at Instituto Terra at the beginning of the raining season in Aimorés, Brazil. Around twenty years ago, this land was completely devastated and has since been through a process of planting trees and restoring its beauty. Instituto Terra was founded in 1998 by the photographer Sebastiao Salgado and his wife, Lelia Deluiz Wanick Salgado.

Image Credits: Getty Images/Getty Images Europe/Christian Ender

Wind Turbine

What we can see here is a lovely pre-dawn aerial view of new wind turbines constructed between vineyards and fruit orchards as part of the Valley of Tears (Emek Habacha) wind turbines farm project near Kibbutz El Rom in Israel's Golan Heights. The project is a joint venture of the Israeli company Enlight Renewable Energy Ltd which deals in solar and wind energy in Israel and Europe, Aveeram, and Dr. Eli Ben Dov. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Getty Images Europe/David Silverman


This aerial shot shows a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 that sits on the runway at Sydney Airport Australia. A flying machine photographing another flying machine. The plane looks quite small from this view but it is actually one big passenger aircraft. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Getty Images AsiaPac/James D. Morgan

A Shark

Here is another stunning aerial view, this time of a Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas). The amazing sea creature swims in the reefs of the Sea of Cortez, Pacific ocean. The photo was captured in Cabo Pulmo, Baja California Sur, Mexico. 

Image Credits: Shutterstock/Leonardo Gonzalez

Basilica of San Francesco

This entry on our list was taken in Italy and it shows a beautiful aerial view of the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi. The famous building looks as imposing as ever in this shot, as it managed to withstand so many years and welcome everyone inside its wonderful architectural display.  

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We can enjoy this amazing view of the Crocodiles in the Tempisque River in Costa Rica thanks to a drone who was flying above the water just at the right time, and obviously in the right place. It's great to see such a dangerous animal in all its beauty. 

Image Credits: Shutterstock/Gianfranco Vivi

Blue Lakes

This amazing photo was taken in Kazan, Russia. It features an aerial view of the Big Blue Lake. The Blue Lakes development project was shortlisted in a Russian ecotourism development contest called the Zerkala Tatarstana and it can be found at the Kadyshevo forest. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/TASS/Yegor Aleyev

The Worst Traffic Jam

We know that this photo of a traffic jam will give anxiety to many. Just imagine being stuck in that. The photo was taken in Edirne, Turkey by a drone showing us Turkish people living abroad waiting at Kapikule border crossing to enter Turkey on their annual travels. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/Anadolu/Cihan Demirci

Russian Mine

The awesome shot was captured in Mirny, Russia. It shows a view of a kimberlite pipe of the Mir diamond mine of Alrosa's Mirny Mining and Processing Division. It is a giant hole, and the mine itself is one of the largest in the world. 

Image Credits: Getty Images/TASS/Alexander Ryumin

Did we convince you to get a drone yet? Maybe you'll be the next one to capture a once in a lifetime shot. Perfectly timed and from an otherwise impossible angle. Let us know what you think about the photos we picked and check out our website for more articles like this one!

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