A stunning picture taken above an active volcano and compared to the Big Bang has triumphed at this year’s Drone Photo Awards contest.
Armand Sarlangue captured the powerful image above the red-hot Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, looking down into its molten depths.
The shot was the overall winner of the Siena Awards’ drone photography competition and was selected by the jury from among thousands of images submitted by 2,624 participants from 116 countries.
Here are some of the category winners, runners-up and commended entries.
Urban category winner: Serhiy Vovk, Ukraine
People category winner: Anindita Roy, Bangladesh
Wildlife category winner: Mehdi Mohebipor, Iran
Wildlife category runner-up: Florian Ledoux, France
Nature category winner: David Rouge, Switzerland
Sport category winner: Daniel Koszela, Poland
Abstract category winner: Saurabh Sirohiya, India
Wedding category winner: Krzysztof Krawczyk, Poland
Commended entry: Michele Falzone
Commended entry: Nguyen Linh Vinh Quoc
Commended entry: Armand Sarlangue
Commended entry: Marek Biegalski
Commended entry: Bryan Helm
Commended entry: Xiping An
Commended entry: Wenyuan Kuang
Commended entry: Jim Picot
Commended entry: Fernando O’Farrill