The popularity of aerial photography is constantly increasing among professional and enthusiast photographers alike, thanks to the growing diffusion of drones. Amongst the photographs entered in the contest by SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, one of them, in particular, caught our eye.
Wildlife photographers Peter and Beverly Pickford traveled over four years to all seven continents to explore the most untouched landscapes on earth. From Antarctica’s Bransfield Strait, where Cape petrels forged on a towering iceberg, to Namibia’s Namib Desert, where an oryx stood among dead trees in a dust storm, the places they visited are some of the most extreme habitats on the planet. This has a limited settlement of people.