The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards showcases images from around the world. Many of these photos were taken with drones, giving us a different perspective of the world we live in. And drone photography is becoming more commonplace than ever.

Photographer Tugo Cheng explains, "Deep in the mountains in Sichuan Province of China, water and minerals creep down from the turquoise calcified ponds formed naturally in a valley, giving a colorful and abstract composition of leaking paints."

2018 Sony World Photography Awards -- Commended, Open, Landscape & Nature
Tugo Cheng