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BIRDI Drone Photo Contest - Week 1 Winner

December 18, 2018

We were blown away by the talent of our pilots during the first week of our Drone Photo Contest. Each week this summer drone pilots have the chance to win $100 and entry into the grand prize of $1,000 in February. Congratulations to the week one winning pilot 'Wanderlost Couple' for their shot 'Turtles Overload' taken in Exmouth Western Australia.

Behind every image is a talented drone pilot and a beautiful story. During our Drone Photo Contest we will give you background to each week's winning pilot and shot.

Meet Maky and Matt, the Wanderlost Couple, and the talented drone pilots behind the winning shot 'Turtle Overload'! Maky and Matt have an incredible story - an Australian guy and Czech girl, who met and fell in Bali in 2017. Since that day they have been traveling around the world and sharing their journey with their followers through camera lenses.

The story behind the winning shot 'Turtle Overload'? Whilst traveling around Western Australia they came across a beach in Exmouth full of mating turtles. They couldn't believe their luck, or their eyes, so they threw the drone up and were blown away by the shots they captured! Maky and Matt love their DJI Mavic Pro drone because of its ability to show off natural beauty from a perspective that is not available from land.

Follow Maky and Matt as the Wanderlost couple on Facebook or via their blog. We look forward to continuing to highlighting our pilots and their talent on the BIRDI platform!