Urban Jungle: Hong Kong From Above By Andy Yeung

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Photographer Andy Yeung has called Hong Kong home since birth, but it took a trip away to spark the idea for Urban Jungle, his captivating series that captures aerial views of the city’s jam-packed skyline. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Photos Of London Town From Above

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The Shard seen from the Walkie-Talkie, City of London. The counterweight of the Walkie-Talkie crane provided a spectacular view of the Shard. (Photo by Bradley L. Garrett) Continue reading »

The Breathtaking Geometry Of America From Above

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Jeffrey Milstein‘s (previously) ‘Parks and Recreation’ series explores sites of leisure and enjoyment in the U.S., captured from a helicopter. Continue reading »

Photographer Puts Bride And Groom On A Tiny Ledge 350 Feet Above A Valley In New Hampshire

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Photographer Jay Philbrick takes his subjects where most photographers wouldn’t dare to go themselves: onto the face of a cliff, 350 feet above the ground. Continue reading »

Stunning Aerial Photos Of Australia From Above

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Salt pans and dams are scattered across drought effected farmland in Western Australia, November 12, 2015. A pioneering Australian scheme to improve the management of water in the world’s driest inhabited continent is facing its first real test as an intensifying El Nino threatens crops and builds tensions between farmers and environmentalists. An El Nino, a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, is already causing drought and other extreme weather, affecting millions of people across parts of the world, and experts warn that the intensifying weather pattern could emerge as one of the strongest on record. (Photo by David Gray/Reuters)
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Walk Above the Sky – The Highline Extreme Event

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Guillaume Rolland of France stands on the line during the Highline Extreme event in Moleson, Switzerland September 25, 2015. European best slackliners will compete until Sunday on six different lines ranging from 45 metres (148 ft) to 495 metres (1,624 ft). The 495 metres (1,624 ft) line if completed, will be the world record. (Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)
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Adventurers Relax in Hammocks Hanging Hundreds of Feet Above Ground

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One century ago, fierce battles broke out in the shadow of Monte Piana in the Italian Dolomites as WWI began. The 18,000 young soldiers who lost their lives at that site were honored this past week at the 2015 Highline Meeting Monte Piana, an annual event that unites young people from all over the world through their shared passions for adventure and the sport of highlining.
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Terrifying See-Through Sleeping Capsules Hanging 400 Feet Above Peru’s Sacred Valley

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Thrill-seeking travelers! You can now stay in Skylodge, a threesome of transparent pods placed 400 feet, that’s 122 meters, above the ground on a cliff-face in the Peruvian Andes. Continue reading »

Namibia From Above

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Theo Allofs taking his paraglider engine apart after flight over the desert, in October, 2014, in the Namib Desert, Namibia. A photographer has captured a bird’s eye view of the stunning Namib Desert from a paraglider. Theo Allofs travels the world taking stunning pictures of untouched landscapes from a unique perspective. Soaring 300 metres above ground, Theo shot the yellow sand dunes, dry red river beds and remote townships in Namibia. His use of a paraglider, which can soar to 1400m above ground, also allowed him to follow a flock of ostriches and a herd of zebras. Theo’s unusual method of transport meant he could explore the far reaches of the desert and minimise the disruption to wildlife. (Photo by Theo Allofs/Barcroft Media)
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Fantastic Earthscape Views From Above

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This series of pictures shot by satellite, show the man-made world as astronauts see it. Artist Benjamin Grant uses Google Earth to find the most compelling satellite images of human civilization. The stunning pictures of sprawling metropolises and vast reservoirs are sometimes unidentifiable until zoomed in. In order to find an extraordinary picture in the practically endless supply of satellite data, Benjamin focuses on the themes of current events or environmental issues. Here: Mount Whale Back Iron Ore Mine, Pilbara, Austrailia. Continue reading »

Gotham 7.5K: A Rare High Altitude Night Flight Above NYC

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Imagine leaning out of an open door of a helicopter 7,500 feet over New York City on a very dark and chilly night… And seeing this. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Hyundai Car Parking from Above

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Hyundai Motor Co. vehicles sit parked at a delivery center at the company’s factory in this aerial photograph taken in Asan, South Korea, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Hyundai, South Korea’s largest automaker, is scheduled to announce fourth-quarter earnings on Jan 22. (Photo by SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg)

Brazil’s Drought from Above

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An aerial view of the Atibainha dam, part of the Cantareira reservoir, during a drought in Nazare Paulista, Sao Paulo state November 18, 2014. Brazil’s worst drought in 80 years has left the Cantareira system, that provides greater Sao Paulo with most of its water, with the lowest water level on record, with daily rationing becoming common in the region’s smaller cities, according to the state authorities and the two main reservoirs serving metropolitan Sao Paulo, South America’s largest city, could dry out by February if relief does not arrive in the upcoming rainy season. (Photo by Nacho Doce/Reuters)
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Fantastic Photos of the Earth from Above

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Egmont National Park in New Zealand with Mt. Taranaki at its center is seen in a Landsat 8 satellite image. (Photo by Reuters/NASA/USGS)
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Stunning Milky Way Formation Above the Isle of Wight

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“Stunning Milky Way formation above the Isle of Wight : The Milky Way shines in mesmerising colourful patterns above the Isle of Wight in these stunning photographs. Photographer Chad Powell used a DSLR camera to capture images of the spectacular constellation above the familiar beach scenes of England’s largest island. The 22-year-old, who shot the pictures over a year of stargazing on the island, often stayed up until dawn to catch the most dramatic sky-scapes. Continue reading »

Gardens of Eden: The Heavenly Horticulture Blossoming on Roofs High above the City

Married couple Diane Cook and Len Jenshel travelled the world capturing their photographs of these stunning sights. It is their latest project after 25 years spent producing images that show how human’s influence their environment.

The eye-catching plants and flowers not only transform the top of dull office buildings but create habitats for birds and insects and are good for the environment.

Gardens of Eden: The Heavenly Horticulture Blossoming on Roofs High above the City

Manhattan marvel: The first green roof the photographers visited, on top of Cook and Fox architects in New York. Continue reading »