2014 was the year of photography, We have seen many best photos in 2014 some of them so moving and powerful that we have to shortlist them into our all time favorite photos. Now even amphibious drones are available which can do arial and underwater photography.
. I am sure year 2015 will be the year of drones and we will see some very creative photography done by the drones. Do check the related posts for more very creative and heart warming pictures from 2014.
Photograph by Joey Jdm, National Geographic Your Shot
Soldiers of the U.S. Army’s Fourth Stryker Brigade Combat Team return to their home duty station at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State after a nine-month tour in Afghanistan.
Photograph by Mauro Mozzarelli, National Geographic Your Shot
A camouflaged gray owl protects its nest in this Your Shot picture.
Photograph by Jimmy Chin, National Geographic
Determined to finish a new route, superclimber Alex Honnold dangles from an overhang on Oman’s Musandam Peninsula. After pushing as far as possible on the rock, a deepwater solo climber simply lets go.
Photograph by Matthieu Paley, National Geographic
The Kyrgyz of the Pamir Mountains in northern Afghanistan live at a high altitude where no crops grow. Survival depends on the animals that they milk, butcher, and barter.
Photograph by John Bragg
“The town of St. Magdalena, Italy, sits at the base of the Dolomite mountain range, with an amazingly beautiful view during the afternoon hours,” writes photographer John Bragg.
Photograph by Hideyuki Katagiri
The Tottori sand dunes—the largest in Japan—rise toward the horizon in the country’s south. The coastal dunes were formed by sand and wind over 100,000 years. In the distance, lighted squid-fishing boats bob on the Sea of Japan.
Photograph by Marcelo Castro
“In Old Bagan, Burma [Myanmar], a young monk finds a perfect light source to read his book inside a pagoda,” says Marcelo Castro of this picture he submitted to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.
Photograph by Andrius Jonusas, National Geographic Your Shot
“My camera is always with me when I jump in a cockpit,” writes Your Shot member Andrius Jonusas, who’s taken to merging his two hobbies—flying and photography. He captured this shot on a flight from Pociūnai, Lithuania, to Leszno, Poland. “My colleague and I were flying to see a day of the World Gliding Championships,” he writes. “This was taken about 50 kilometers [31 miles] east of Olsztyn in the Masurian region of northern Poland.”