Tag: aerial

Mar 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Insanity

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Insanity

THE EDGE OF INSANITY Photograph by Joe McNally | http://www.joemcnally.com Earlier this week, internationally acclaimed photographer Joe McNally posted a heart-stopping photo to Instagram, saying: “My old battered shoes climbed the worlds tallest building today. What an amazing structure! Tweeting from 820 meters straight up!” The photograph was taken well above the…

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Mar 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: Landing from Space

Picture of the Day: Landing from Space

LANDING FROM SPACE Photograph by NASA/Carla Cioffi Poof! The Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka of Russia, NASA Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and Russian Flight Engineer Sergei Revin in a remote area near the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, on Monday, September 17, 2012. Padalka,…

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Mar 16, 2013

Above the Clouds with Jakob Wagner

Above the Clouds with Jakob Wagner

Jakob Wagner is a photographer from Herdecke, Germany. After completing a three-year apprenticeship, Jakob has been living in Dusseldorf as a freelance photographer, image editor and photo assistant. When he’s not on assignment, he devotes much of his time and passion to his personal photography projects that will eventually culminate in future books and…

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Mar 4, 2013

Eye Charts for Airplanes

Eye Charts for Airplanes

Edwards Air Force Base (Image via Google Maps) Across the USA you will find dozens of these strange markings painted on rectangular slabs of concrete and asphalt. They are known as aerial photo calibration targets, relics from the past that dot the landscape. They were made mostly in the 1950s and 60s, their form…

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Feb 21, 2013

Cramped Hong Kong Apartments from Above

Cramped Hong Kong Apartments from Above

Founded in 1972, the Society for Community Organization (SoCO) in Hong Kong recently released this series of startling photographs that show the cramped living conditions of residents by shooting entire ‘apartments’ from above. While the use of a wide-angle lens certainly dramatizes the effect, there is no doubt that these are very small living…

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Feb 5, 2013

Picture of the Day: Cloud City, Dubai

Picture of the Day: Cloud City, Dubai

CLOUD CITY, DUBAI Photograph by Sebastian Opitz | AblazeWithLight.com Photographer Sebastian Opitz took this amazing cityscape of Dubai from the 85th floor of the Princess Tower just as a heavy fog began to roll in. The Princess Tower, located in the Marina district of Dubai, UAE, is the world’s tallest residential building…

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Jan 28, 2013

An Aerial Tour of Tulip Fields in the Netherlands

An Aerial Tour of Tulip Fields in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is world-famous for their tulip fields. Every year from March to May the Dutch countryside transforms into a sea of colour. According to Nat Geo, the first tulip was planted in Dutch soil in 1593, and it has become a national symbol ever since. In the series below you will find incredible…

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