Tag: aerial

Jul 18, 2012

10 Iconic Images of the Earth from Space

10 Iconic Images of the Earth from Space

To see our planet from space is a powerful experience. It’s humbling, beautiful and inspiring. I hope one day more people will have the ability to see our home from space (myself included!). For now, please enjoy these ten breathtaking views of Earth from space. Images courtesy of NASA. 1. The…

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Jun 19, 2012

12 Unique Views of Rooms from Above

12 Unique Views of Rooms from Above

In the terrific Room Portraits series by Berlin-based artist Menno Aden, we get to see interior spaces in an entirely new perspective, the bird’s eye view. Similar to the perspective often seen in maps, blueprints and floor plans, Aden lets us look down on various types of rooms. From classrooms and convenient stores, to…

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Mar 5, 2012

Top Ten 360-Panoramas of Cities Around the World

Top Ten 360-Panoramas of Cities Around the World

AirPano.com is a non-commercial project focused on high resolution 3D aerial panoramas. The team consists of a dedicated group of Russian photographers and panorama experts. Their goal is to shoot aerial panoramas and create virtual 3D tours of the most interesting places on our planet. With over eighty 360-panoramas already available on their…

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Feb 8, 2012

Picture of the Day: Putting the Size of a Whale in Perspective

Picture of the Day: Putting the Size of a Whale in Perspective

PUTTING THE SIZE OF A WHALE IN PERSPECTIVE Photograph by Michael Swaine @ AbovePhotograph.com.au Everyone knows whales are huge. In fact, the Blue Whale is the largest known animal to have ever existed (source). Roughly the length of a basketball court, these majestic creatures are a sight to behold. In this startling…

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Jan 3, 2012

Earth at Night: 30 Photos from Space

Earth at Night: 30 Photos from Space

Aurora Australis Over New Zealand, Tasman Sea – Photograph by NASA NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has an incredible 62-picture album on Flickr that shows stunning views of the Earth at night. All photographs were taken from the International Space Station since May 1st, 2003. Below is a collection of 30 of the…

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Nov 22, 2011

Top 25 Cities in the World with the Most High-Rise Buildings

Top 25 Cities in the World with the Most High-Rise Buildings

Hong Kong – Photograph by CHENSIYUAN A high-rise is defined as a structure at least 35 meters (115 feet) or 12 stories tall. Below is a list of the 25 cities with the most high-rise buildings in the world. The complete list of cities around the world with at least one hundred high-rise…

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Nov 6, 2011

Above the Clouds: Photos from 20,000 feet (6000m)

Above the Clouds: Photos from 20,000 feet (6000m)

Photograph by RUDIGER NEHMZOW PHOTOGRAPHY | Edition Prints Available After seeing Rudiger Nehmzow’s incredible cloud photography featured on My Modern Met and Behance it was too impressive not to share on the Sifter as well. These remarkable shots were taken from a height of 20,000 ft (6,000m) from the open doors of a…

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