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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.