Tag: aerial

Oct 9, 2012

Aerial Photos of Iceland That Look Like Abstract Paintings

Aerial Photos of Iceland That Look Like Abstract Paintings

Andre Ermolaev is a Russian photographer who takes incredible aerial and landscape photographs. In his series entitled Iceland. River., Andre shows us the beautiful environment of Iceland from above. The rivers and streams shown, which are carrying sediment from volcanoes and glaciers give the photos the incredible colours and textures. The photographs could easily…

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Oct 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: Kaieteur Falls from Above

Picture of the Day: Kaieteur Falls from Above

KAIETEUR FALLS FROM ABOVE Photograph by Jason @ JasonAroundTheWorld.com Kaieteur Falls is a high-volume waterfall on the Potaro River in central Guyana, Potaro-Siparuni region. It is located in Kaieteur National Park. The falls are 226 meters (741 ft) high when measured from its plunge over a sandstone and conglomerate cliff to…

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Sep 29, 2012

Picture of the Day: Hang Gliding Over Soca Valley, Slovenia

Picture of the Day: Hang Gliding Over Soca Valley, Slovenia

Hang Gliding Over Soca Valley, Slovenia Photograph by Matjaz Klemenic on Facebook In this incredible capture taken with a GoPro camera affixed to the hang glider of Matjaz Klemenic, we see the beautiful Soca Valley in Slovenia from above. Carved into the white limestone of the Julian Alps is the Soca…

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Sep 29, 2012

North America from 30 000 ft Above

North America from 30 000 ft Above

Luc Busquin is a Belgian fine art photographer and professional pilot. Now living in Phoenix, Arizona, Busquin pursues his passion for aerial photography which he describes as: “A place of different scale, colors and shapes whose great beauty I find irresistible. With aerial photography, my goal is to filter out the presence of the…

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Sep 17, 2012

Patterns of Human Development Found on Google Maps

Patterns of Human Development Found on Google Maps

Back in 2010, The Big Picture did a fascinating series entitled, Human Landscapes in SW Florida. Using satellite photography from Google Maps, a variety of examples of human development were found. From artificial lakes and densely populated sprawls, to circular developments and incomplete projects (abandoned due to lack of funding), this gallery of aerial…

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Sep 13, 2012

Picture of the Day: Mount Fuji From Above

Picture of the Day: Mount Fuji From Above

MOUNT FUJI FROM ABOVE Photograph via news.mydrivers.com In this jaw-dropping photograph we see the majestic Mount Fuji soaring above the clouds. The picture, along with two others (that are equally amazing), was posted to the Chinese website news.mydrivers.com. I was unable to find the name of the photographer but this aerial…

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Sep 11, 2012

Fractal Patterns in Nature Found on Google Earth

Fractal Patterns in Nature Found on Google Earth

Paul Bourke is a Research Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. He is also a Director at iVEC, an organization dedicated to providing supercomputing capacity and eResearch services to Western Australian researchers. Since October 2010, Bourke has been documenting fractal patterns in nature as found on Google Earth. On his site, he…

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