Los Angeles, CA—DJI, a global manufacturer of drones and aerial imaging platforms, and SkyPixel launched an aerial photography contest. SKyPixel is among the largest aerial photography online communities.
The contest, titled Elevate Yourself, was created to celebrate the athletic spirit and capture an aspirational moment in time. The popularity of aerial photography and videography has provided not just creators, but also athletes, a way to help them train, learn about their techniques and see things from a different perspective. DJI and SkyPixel hope to inspire aerial photographers to submit their best images.
Furthermore, the grand prize is a DJI Phantom 4 drone, and additional prizes include DJI Credits valued at $500, $300 and $100. The submission deadline is August 31, 2016, and the list of winners will be announced on September 9, 2016. To enter, visit skypixel.com/events/sports.
SkyPixel was founded in 2014 and is now among the leading global communities for aerial photographers and videographers. The platform has over one million registered users and hosts thousands of aerial images and videos uploaded daily by users from around the world. Leading works have received over 1 million views.
Additionally, SkyPixel hosted the world’s largest aerial photography contest in 2015, with more than 10,000 entries received from 146 countries. In addition, SkyPixel also promotes the growth of the aerial community, with an educational section featuring key experts of aerial imaging who provide tips on how to produce the best aerial photography. skypixel.com
The company is a global leader in developing and manufacturing drone and camera technology for commercial and recreational use. DJI was founded and is run by people with a passion for remote-controlled helicopters and experts in flight-control technology and camera stabilization. The company is dedicated to making aerial photography and filmmaking equipment and platforms more accessible, reliable and easier to use for creators and innovators around the world.
DJI is headquartered in Shenzhen, widely considered China’s Silicon Valley. It has grown from a single small office in 2006 to a global workforce of more than 3,000. Additionally, their offices can now be found in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, Beijing and Hong Kong.
The company’s latest product is the DJI Phantom 4. Most noteworthy, the drone features the ActiveTrack function. This allows the Phantom 4 to recognize a person, follow it and capture every moment along the way. As a result, this is achieved whether they are a downhill skier, marathon runner or biker. dji.com