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Jim Picôt | Drone Photo Awards 2020 - Photographer of the Year

A shark with a heart wins Drone Photo Awards 2020

Published: 24th November, 2020 at 11:50
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The photograph, entitled Love Heart of Nature, was taken by Australian photographer Jim Picôt.

An amazing photo showing a school of salmon forming the shape of a heart whilst a shark watches on, has scooped this year's top prize in the 2020 edition of the Drone Photo Awards. "Love Heart of Nature" by the Australian photographer Jim Picôt won the award, announced on 21 September.

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Here, we pick out so more of our favourites from this year's winners and highly commended entries.

Check out the full list of winners on the Drone Photo Awards 2020 Gallery site.

See more amazing science photography:

1

A Shark with a Heart

Love Heart of Nature
Love Heart of Nature - Overall Winner Jim Picôt/Drone Photo Awards 2020
2

Need a push?

Gray Whale Plays Pushing Tourists - 1st Classified Nature Category
Gray Whale Plays Pushing Tourists - 1st Classified Nature Category Joseph Cheires/Drone Photo Awards 2020
3

An Alien Metropolis

Alien Structure on Earth - The Petronas towers in Kuala Lumpur
Alien Structure on Earth : The Petronas towers in Kuala Lumpur - 1st Classified Urban Category Tomasz Kowalski/Drone Photo Awards 2020
4

Closed for Business

The Lockdown
The Lockdown, the busiest highway in Dubai - Highly Commended Life Under Covid-19 Category Bachir Moukarzel/Drone Photo Awards 2020
5

A lack of Social Distancing

Munk's Mobula Rays Schooling - Runner-up wildlife category
Mark Carwardine/Drone Photo Awards 2020
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Munk's Mobula Rays Schooling - Runner-up Wildlife Category

6

Salt (mountains) of the Earth

Mountains Of Salt - Highly Commended People Category
Mountains Of Salt - Highly Commended People Category Igor Altuna/Drone Photo Awards 2020
7

I'm in the middle of a Chain Reaction

Chemical reaction in Western Australia - Highly Commended Abstract Category
Chemical reaction in Western Australia - Highly Commended Abstract Category Boyan Ortse/Drone Photo Awards 2020
8

Just keep swimming

On the Sea - Winner Sport Category
On the Sea - Winner Sport Category Roberto Corinaldesi/Drone Photo Awards 2020
9

In the Pink

Flamingos at Lake Logipi - Runner-Up Nature Category
Flamingos at Lake Logipi - Runner-Up Nature Category Martin Harvey/Drone Photo Awards 2020
10

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Women Sorting Dry Red Chillies - Highly Commended People Category
Women Sorting Dry Red Chillies - Highly Commended People Category Md Tanveer Hassan Rohan/Drone Photo Awards 2020

Authors

James CutmorePicture Editor, BBC Science Focus

James Cutmore is the picture editor of BBC Science Focus Magazine, researching striking images for the magazine and on the website. He is also has a passion for taking his own photographs

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