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Amazing Drone Photos Immortalize City Skylines Around the World

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Amazing Drone Photos Immortalize City Skylines Around the World


It’s an amazing thing to see a city from the sky, and here we have selected some of the very best drone photos of the globe’s most famous city skylines. From London to Paris, Shanghai to Sydney, we give you some of the most beautiful architectural wonders of the world.

Sunrise Over Tower Bridge

George Visio – London, UK

Dusky sunrise tones hit the Thames as the sun comes up behind the famous Tower Bridge of London.

Sunrise over Tower Bridge by George Visio on

Obvodny Canal

Stanislav Zaburdaev – St Petersburg, Russia

A pink horizon and golden evening lights make a pretty scene of Obvodny Canal, the longest canal in Russia’s cultural center, Saint Petersburg.

Obvodny Canal by Stanislav Zaburdaev on

Main Skyline

Cristean Todea – Frankfurt, Germany

Geometry reigns in the washed out morning lights of Germany’s fifth largest city centre in this capture of Frankfurt by Los Angeles photographer Cristean Todea.

Frankfurt am Main Skyline by ChrisMVisuals on

Night City

Alexander Golder – Sydney, Australia

The “Toaster” looms in the foreground of this shot of Sydney’s Circular Quay by Australian Alexander Golder, who describes himself as an “unprofessional photographer”. Sydney Night City by Alexander Golder on

Pudong Sunrise

Oscar Tarneberg – Shanghai, China

Sunlight wraps around Shanghai’s most recognisable landmark, the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower by English travel photographer Oscar Tarneberg, now based in Shanghai.

Pudong sunrise by Oscar Tarneberg on

High Flying

Kelly Needleman – San Francisco, USA

Rosy lights sparkle in the distance beyond the iconic Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco, USA by director and producer Kelly Needleman.

“High Flying” by Kelly Needleman on

Eiffel Tower

Manuel Secher – Paris, France

The City  of Light reveals it’s romantic beauty in golden splendour in this amazing capture by French-born photographer Manuel Secher, now based in Calgary.

Paris by Manuel Secher on

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Cite this article as: Sarah Whittaker, "Amazing Drone Photos Immortalize City Skylines Around the World," in, March 4, 2018,

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