15 drone photos that leave us speechless

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15 drone photos that leave us speechless

"Colors of Fall," Oosterhout, the Netherlands

Courtesy Ronny Brouwers/#DRONEHEROES/SkyPixel

"Fishermen at Work," Merang, Terengganu, Malaysia

Courtesy fuadariff_user/SkyPixel

"Lonely Tree," Altwis, Switzerland

Courtesy Florian Lotter/SkyPixel

"Yaks," Hesse, Germany

Courtesy ebbis_user/SkyPixel

"Overpass," Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

Courtesy Cui Jian/SkyPixel

"Statue of Liberty," New York, New York, U.S.

Courtesy Cameron Davidson/SkyPixel

"Field of Lavender," Valensole, France

Courtesy Christian Ziegler/SkyPixel

"Landscape in the Autumn," Bergwinkel, Germany

Courtesy ebbis_user/SkyPixel

"Earth Graffiti," Shaoguan, Guangdong, China

Courtesy Xu Yuhong/SkyPixel

"Cannonball," Nemenčinė, Lithuania

Courtesy Karolis Januliis/SkyPixel

"Silent Lake," Qingtongxia, China

Courtesy mujiang2169_user/SkyPixel

"Vineyards," Valle de Concepción, Bolivia

Courtesy Icaro Drone/SkyPixel

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Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our travels -- providing new angles on everyday subjects.

Here are 15 of our favorite photos from the contest so far.

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