Tag: aerial

Oct 22, 2013

Picture of the Day: Gateway to Another Dimension

Picture of the Day: Gateway to Another Dimension

GATEWAY TO ANOTHER DIMENSION Photograph via llamapen on Reddit In this amazing capture, we see the famous Gateway Arch monument in St. Louis, Missouri, enshrouded in low passing clouds. The image was submitted to Reddit by user llamapen who says his father took the photograph from the 40th floor of One Metropolitan…

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Oct 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

AIRPLANE VIEW OF ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER Photograph by JAMES KASTNER Website | Facebook | Twitter In this outstanding capture by James Kastner, we see the famous Manhattan skyline, with the now-completed One World Trade Center towering over everything. The photograph was taken from an airplane window as James traveled from Newark…

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Oct 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: The City is Mine

Picture of the Day: The City is Mine

THE CITY IS MINE Photograph by ZeroOne on Flickr In this fantastic capture by ZeroOne, we see a pigeon atop the Empire State Building, overlooking New York City below. Perhaps the pigeon is on the lookout for its next meal, or simply contemplating who will feel his wrath as he relieves himself…

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Sep 17, 2013

The ‘Underwater Waterfall’ Illusion at Mauritius Island

The ‘Underwater Waterfall’ Illusion at Mauritius Island

Photographer Unknown (via KULfoto.com) Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. Mauritius was first discovered by the Arabs in 975 AD, then by the Portuguese between 1507 and 1513. Since then there have been periods of succession and colonization…

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Sep 7, 2013

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport from Above

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport from Above

SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT FROM ABOVE Photograph by Todd Lappin In this fantastic aerial photograph by Todd Lappin, we see the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as it looked in 2006. In the foreground is the original mid-1950’s terminal building and control tower. It was later used as the International Terminal and then…

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Aug 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral During WWII

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral During WWII

COLOGNE CATHEDRAL DURING WWII Photograph via Kevin Trotman (The Rocketeer on Flickr) Seen here is an aerial black and white photo of the famous Cologne Cathedral during WWII. Kevin Trotman (The Rocketeer on Flickr) said he found the photo along with 19 others tucked inside a book that he bought for $1…

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Jul 18, 2013

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

If you’re interested in urban exploration, rooftopping, cityscapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will never experience. That is because him and his friends will ascend tall buildings and structures…

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