Kingdom Of Sand: Photographer Captures Apocalyptic Aerial Photos Of Sand-Covered Roads In The United Arab Emirates

Kingdom Of Sand: Photographer Captures Apocalyptic Aerial Photos Of Sand-Covered Roads In The United Arab Emirates

One rarely gets the opportunity to witness a battle of nature with people, but the United Arab Emirates is just one place where you can glimpse this phenomenon. Surreal and apocalyptic aerial photographs made by Australian photographer Irenaeus Herok show how the desert slowly but inevitably can “swallow up” highways and settlements in the Emirates. Continue reading »

Stunning Aerial Photos Of The Beautiful Planet Earth From Space

Stunning Aerial Photos Of The Beautiful Planet Earth From Space
London 51°30′26′′N, 0°7′39′′W. London is the capital and most populous city of Great Britain. Situated on the River Thames, it is the world’s most-visited city as measured by international arrivals and is recognised for being home to a diverse range of people and cultures. More than 300 languages are spoken in the Greater London area. (Photo by Daily Overview/DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Company) Continue reading »

Photographer Tom Hegen Raises Awareness On The Climate Issues Through Several Impressive Aerial Photographs

Photographer Tom Hegen Raises Awareness On The Climate Issues Through Several Impressive Aerial Photographs

Once again, Tom Hegen raises awareness on the climate issues through several impressive aerial photographs. Entitled «The Two Degrees», this project focuses on the dramatic effects of global warming on the Arctic ice sheet in Greenland. Continue reading »

Striking Drone Photography By Martin Sanchez

Striking Drone Photography By Martin Sanchez

Creative aerial shots by Martin Sanchez a.k.a. zekedrone, gifted photographer, adventurer, drone pilot, and visual artist from the USA. Martin focuses on drone photography. He travels all over the world to capture stunning aerial photographs. Continue reading »

Jaw-dropping Aerial Photography By Leah Kennedy

Jaw-dropping Aerial Photography By Leah Kennedy

Gorgeous images by Australian photographer, artist and illustrator Leah Kennedy. Continue reading »

An Aerial View Of The 90-Meter-Long Puffer Fish Tower In East China

An Aerial View Of The 90-Meter-Long Puffer Fish Tower In East China

Glittering in the sunlight, the giant golden puffer fish tower has become a local landmark in Zhenjiang, east China’s Jiangsu Province. This giant tower was built to enhance awareness and protect the ecological resources in the Yangtze River Basin. Continue reading »

Photographer Tom Hegen Captures Aerial Series Of Breathtaking Tulips

Photographer Tom Hegen Captures Aerial Series Of Breathtaking Tulips

German photographer and designer Tom Hegen specialized in aerial photography. His shots highlight the transformations made by human to natural landscapes. Dutch tulip growers grow about two billion flowers each year. Viewed from above, these landscapes disturb us with their beauty and the harshness of the message. Continue reading »

An Aerial Tour Of An Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village By Joe Nafis

An Aerial Tour Of An Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village By Joe Nafis

Abandoned in the 1990s, Houtouwan is a small fishing village on the eastern most Chinese island of Shengshan. Due to large trawlers from nearby Shanghai, the fishing supply was depleted and forced the residents to find work elsewhere. Now this ghost village only sees tourists and a few locals selling essentials for the day trippers. Continue reading »

“Infinite Road To Transylvania”: The Aerial Radiography Of The Roads That Lead You To And Within Transylvania

"Infinite Road To Transylvania": The Aerial Radiography Of The Roads That Lead You To And Within Transylvania

The aerial radiography of the roads that lead you to and within Transylvania. Yes, THAT Transylvania! Or, as the legend says: this is the view that Count Dracula sees on his nocturnal flights! Captured by Călin, a photographer living in Romania, in Eastern Europe. Continue reading »

These Are The Spectacular Winning Photos In The 2017 Best Aerial Photography Contest

These Are The Spectacular Winning Photos In The 2017 Best Aerial Photography Contest
Grand Prize. “Above the polar bear” by Florian Ledoux/© SkyPixel Photo Contest

Aerial photography inspires us to explore the unknown world and create unique works of art from a brand new perspective. Founded three years ago, SkyPixel is now one of the premier aerial photography communities in the world with over six million registered professionals and enthusiasts. Continue reading »

Melting Greenlandic Aerial Patterns By Daniel Beltrá

Melting Greenlandic Aerial Patterns By Daniel Beltrá

Renowned aerial and conservation photographer Daniel Beltrá has seen his share of the effects of global warming. For more than two decades, Beltrá’s work has taken him to all seven continents. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Aerial Ocean Photographs By Seth Willingham

Breathtaking Aerial Ocean Photographs By Seth Willingham

Equipped with his drone, the photographer Seth Willingham overflies the heavenliest beaches of the planet. From Capri ton Honolulu and Laguna Beach, the scenery puts the viewer into deep dreams. We just need to find a way of teleporting ourselves, and that’s it. Continue reading »

“Just Another Day In L.A.”: Photographer Captures Fantastic Aerial Shots Of Los Angeles

"Just Another Day In L.A.": Photographer Captures Fantastic Aerial Shots Of Los Angeles

Ever since Art was a child, he loved flying. His mom told me “even when he was a child he didn’t sleep once on the plane, and when he was old enough to have his own seat – it would have to be the window seat. He was glued to the window. He could not get enough of the view from above he would constantly tap my shoulder and tell me ‘ma look’. He was mesmerized by the patterns of the farm fields. Continue reading »

Scenic Aerial View Of Terraced Fields In Guizhou, A Mountainous Province In Southwest China

Scenic Aerial View Of Terraced Fields In Guizhou, A Mountainous Province In Southwest China

A series of aerial images of Guizhou in southwest China has recently been released. The beautiful landscape of terraced fields resembles fingerprints. The stunning photos were clicked over Yueliang Mountain rice terraces, located in Qian Autonomous Prefecture of Miao and Dong, southeastern Guizhou. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Aerial Photography Of South Africa From Above By Zack Seckler

Breathtaking Aerial Photography Of South Africa From Above By Zack Seckler

Zack Seckler is a 37-year-old fine art photographer who was born in Boston and currently lives and works in the suburbs of New York City. For his latest series “Aerial South Africa”, Zack took to the skies 2,000 miles above South Africa for seven days in a two-seater sport plane. Continue reading »

Incredible Aerial Pics Show Thousands Of Burnt-Out Cars After Parking Lot Was Swallowed By Massive Fire

Incredible Aerial Pics Show Thousands Of Burnt-Out Cars After Parking Lot Was Swallowed By Massive Fire

Aerial pictures show thousands of scrapped cars burnt to the ground in Haikou city in China. The massive flames wiped out the parking area in south China’s Hainan province on March 2. Firefighters were not able to get the fire under control until seven hours after it was started. Luckily, everyone escaped unharmed. Continue reading »

Aerial Images Of Salterns That Blur The Line Between Photograph And Painting

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Photographer David Burdeny, whose photo of a towering iceberg we featured last month, has been working on another large-scale photography project. Burdeny began the series SALT: Fields, Plottings and Extracts in 2015, using aerial photography to explore some of the world’s most vibrant salterns in Utah, Mexico, and Australia. Gazing upon the images it’s difficult to determine whether the expressive boxes of color are produced with a camera or paintbrush, or if the gestures were made by hand or nature. Continue reading »

New York City Skyline In Stunning Aerial Photos By George McKenzie Jr

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George McKenzie Jr is a freelance photographer, who was born in Georgetown, Guyana and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. George started photography in 2005, he shoots a lot of street, urban and architecture photography. His work has been featured in People Magazine, Jumpman23, Vibe Magazine, Trace Magazine, The Source Magazine and several others. Continue reading »

Mindblowing Aerial 3D Panoramas By AirPano

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AirPano is a not-for-profit project created by a team of Russian photo enthusiasts focused on taking high-resolution aerial panoramic photographs. Being the largest resource for 360° aerial panoramas in the world – by geographical coverage, number of aerial photographs, and artistic and technical quality of the images, AirPano has already photographed over two hundred most interesting locations on our planet, including North Pole, Antarctica, Mariana Trench, and even the Earth’s view from the stratosphere. The team consists of 12 members, nine photographers and three tech specialists, who use planes, helicopters and drones to shoot from high above. Continue reading »

Above It All: The Aerial Tour Of California With Photographer Woody Woodworth

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From high altitude, even the most familiar coastlines take on an entirely new dimension. Combine that bird’s-eye-view with a pulsing swell, and you can see how points and bays manipulate the ocean’s energy, bending waves to perfection. It’s that enlightening perspective that first drew Woody Woodworth toward aerial photography. He’s been shooting California’s coastline from above for years, but this season was especially fruitful, when an aerial perspective offered him the fullest view of El Niño’s unrelenting power and jaw-dropping panoramas on February 24th and 25th. Here: Santa Cruz, 1982 Continue reading »

Breathtaking Aerial Photos That Will Alter Your Perception Of Our Planet

The Daily Overview is a project that celebrates our planet and aims to highlight human impact through stunning aerial shots of locations around the globe. Considering that its central focus is on Earth, you might be surprised to learn that the inspiration for this venture initially began in outer space. Founder Benjamin Grant began thinking about this idea when he found out about the “overview effect”, an experience shared by astronauts who have just seen Earth for the first time as a tiny, blue sphere surrounded by darkness.

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Hạlong Bay, located in the Quảng Ninh Province of Vietnam, is a stunningly beautiful destination. Here, towering limestone pillars and tiny islands topped by a rich, green forest rise from the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Halong translates as ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’ and local legend suggests that this seascape was created when a great mountain dragon charged towards the coast, its flailing tail gouging out the valleys and crevasses in its path. Continue reading »

Explicit Aerial Shots Of Powerful Tech And Transport Industries

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Many are familiar with Bernhard Lang’s work as he is the master of aerial photography. He has captured numerous views of the world from above. Usually, photographers do not devote much of their time to industrial zones – the beauty of nature and outdoors are the usual preference and technical areas are largely neglected. Perhaps Bernhard thought it is time to change that, so he went on to photograph aerial images of industrial scenes in Germany and USA. The series was made in 2014 and includes large storage areas, huge commercial parking spots, massive industrial pipelines, ship ports, commercial railway lines, construction areas and complex manufacturing systems. Continue reading »

Mesmerizing Aerial Pictures Of Australia Taken With A Drone

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Gabriel Scanu and his father, a cinematographer, take mesmerizing aerial photos of Australia and other places with a drone. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Aerial Views Of China’s Tulip Fields

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China’s tulip farms are a must-see tourist attraction in the warmer months. The farmers have fun with the flowers, creating intricate designs like swirls, zig-zags and even a ying and yang symbol. The beautiful colors are spectacular from the ground, but look even more magnificent from above. Continue reading »

Incredible Aerial Pictures Of The Shanghai Disneyland Theme Park

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Images show Shanghai Disneyland’s lofty 196-foot-tall castle and resort buildings undergoing their final stages of construction. And it appears that fans are excited about the developments, as tickets for the June 16 opening day sold out within hours of being listed on the company’s official ticketing website. Continue reading »