The international Siena Photo Awards has released the ‘Photo Of The Year’ and the winners in nine categories of its renowned aerial competition, the Drone Photo Awards.

The image entitled “Big Bang” by French photographer Armand Sarlangue, (below) has been selected as the overall winner by the jury of the prestigious contest, chosen from thousands of images submitted by 2,624 amateur and professional photographers from 116 countries.

Big Bang portrays a secondary fissure opening a few hundreds meters from the main crater of Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano during its eruptive phase in September 2021.

Big Bang winner