Roads are one of the most common subjects for photographers. Maybe it’s the shape and direction of the path that attracts us, or the way that they boost the composition and depth of a shot. But as these 10 talented photographers show us, roads are compelling in so many more ways. Wherever you’re headed, please enjoy this week’s selection of the SkyPixel Contest.
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1. To the Unknown | Equipment: Phantom 4 Pro
Eleventy Monterrey discovered a place where the land, sea, and sky meet – of all places – at a bridge.
2. Coolest place to drive the car| Equipment: Mavic 2 Pro
In winding country passes, Panvelvet was able to capture a small opening of the dense forest that revealed a car on its way to or from home.
3. Infinity road | Equipment: Phantom 4 Pro
Photographer: PEDRO TWI
Hovering above Fuerteventura, Spain, Pedro Twi shows that sometimes, all that separates the barren desert and raging sea is just a sliver of the road.
4. Red Train | Equipment: Mavic Pro
Nestled inside their warm seats, the passengers of this lone train may have no idea of the wondrous, precarious path they are on.
5. Winter heaven | Equipment: Mavic 2 Pro
Photographer: Szabolcs Ignacz
If there is a road to heaven, Szabolcs Ignacz may have found it.
7. DJI_0394-2 | Equipment: Mavic Pro
If urban dwellers could ever take a moment to stop, breathe, and realize where they are, it may look something like this scene.
8. Autumn | Equipment: Phantom 4 Pro
Rivers shape and dictate the land among them. As trees grow and society presses forward, there are sometimes and places where these three meet as one.
9. Road | Equipment: Mavic 2 Pro
Photographer: Andrius Aleksandravičius
As a wintry evening settles, Andrius Aleksandravičius was able to freeze rush hour into an image fit for a snowglobe.
10. Distance | Equipment: Phantom 4 Pro
Marriage is the beginning of a new journey. Xleifoto shows in this image that this is a journey that, although you may see in front of you, you don’t actually know where it ends. But don’t forget you’ll always have someone at your side to help guide the way.