Awards Gallery 2020

Judge's Choice Awards

Urban-Commuter

Judge's Choice Award- Best Air-to-Air

Highest scoring aerial photograph in the Air-to-Air category.

Title: Urban Commuter

Photographer: Andrew Griffiths; Melbourne, Australia

Mining-Leftovers

Judge's Choice Award- Best Artistic

Highest scoring aerial photograph in the Artistic category.

Title: Mining Leftovers

Photographer: Marko Tuominen; Gold Coast, Queensland Australia

WTF-Wind-Turbine-Fire

Judge's Choice Award- Best Commercial

Highest scoring aerial photograph in the Commercial category.

Title: WTF (Wind Turbine Fire)

Photographer: Kevin Butts; San Antonio, Texas USA

Heavenly-Pour

Judge's Choice Award- Best Construction Progress

Highest scoring aerial photograph in the Construction Progress category

Title: Heavenly Pour

Photographer: Curt Waltz; Chicago, Illinois USA

Lost-and-Found

Judge's Choice Award- Best Landscape / Scenic

Highest scoring aerial photograph in the Landscape / Scenic category

Title: Lost & Found

Photographer: Andrew Griffiths; Melbourne, Australia

AusOpen_VerticalMosiac

Judge's Choice Award- Best Vertical

Highest scoring aerial photograph in the Vertical category

Title: 2020 Sports Precinct Development

Photographer: Andrew Griffiths; Melbourne, Australia

People's Choice Awards

Baron

People’s Choice Award- Best Air-to-Air

PAPA Int’l members’ favorite aerial photograph in the Air-to-Air category.

Title: Baron

Photographer: Allen Macbean; Salt Lake City, Utah USA

Infinite-look-down

People’s Choice Award- Best Artistic

PAPA Int’l members’ favorite aerial photograph in the Artistic category.

Title: Infinite Lookdown

Photographer: Jesper Larsen; Sonderso, Denmark

BangBangNinerGang

People’s Choice Award- Best Commercial

PAPA Int’l members’ favorite aerial photograph in the Commercial category.

Title: Bang Bang Niner Gang

Photographer: Niki Britton; San Francisco, California, USA

Heavenly-Pour

People’s Choice Award- Best Construction Progress

PAPA Int’l members’ favorite aerial photograph in the Construction Progress category.

Title: Heavenly Pour

Photographer: Curt Waltz; Chicago, Illinois USA

Natural-Heart

People’s Choice Award- Best Landscape / Scenic

PAPA Int’l members’ favorite aerial photograph in the Landscape / Scenic category.

Title: Natural Heart

Photographer: Yves Tremblay; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Catching-the-Lowest-Tide

People’s Choice Award- Best Vertical

PAPA Int’l members’ favorite aerial photograph in the Vertical category.

Title: Catching the Lowest Tide

Photographer: Jean-Luc Kaiser; Hageville, France

14 July 2019 Silverstone

People’s Choice Award - Best Vertical #2

PAPA Int’l members’ favorite aerial photograph in the Vertical category.

Title: Silverstone Track

Photographer: Andrew Holt; London, United Kingdom

Individual Judge's Choice Awards

A personal favorite aerial photograph selected by each judge.

Abandoned-Mine

Yves Tremblay Judge's Choice Award

Yves Tremblay is a Master Aerial Photographer based in Montreal, Quebec, Cananda

Yves was the 2009 Aerial Photographer of the Year

Title: Abandoned Mine

Photographer: Marko Tuominen; Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Wrigley-at-Dusk-1

John Wark Judge's Choice Award

John Wark is a Master Aerial Photographer based in Colorado

John was the 2014 Aerial Photographer of the Year

Title: Wrigley at Dusk

Photographer: Curt Waltz, Chicago, Illinois USA

Lost-and-Found-2

Curt Waltz Judge's Choice Award

Curt Waltz is a Master Aerial Photographer based in the Chicago Area

Curt was the 2017 Aerial Photographer of the Year

Title: Lost & Found

Photographer: Andrew Griffiths; Melbourne, Australia

Heavenly-Pour

Amy Hartsfield Judge's Choice Award

Amy Harsfield is a Master Aerial Photographer based on the Florida panhandle

Title:  Heavenly Pour

Photographer: Curt Waltz; Chicago, Illinois USA

This page is presented in recognition of the participating aerial photography
professionals by the Competition Chair, David Wyatt.

David Wyatt is a Master Aerial Photographer based in the Pacific Northwest.

David is a past winner of the Aerial Photographer of the Year Award.