It’s crazy to think that drones weren’t available to the general public just a few years ago. Ever since they were released, their popularity has been constantly growing, and for a good reason — they allow people take photos from a totally different perspective. Check out these 17 stunning photos taken by drones, which we’ve gathered from all over the web for your viewing pleasure.

1 stunning drone photos

We looked long and hard, and this is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful photos taken by a drone.