Tag: aerial

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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Aug 21, 2012

Beaches Around the World Seen from Above

Beaches Around the World Seen from Above

Dallas native Gray Malin graduated from Emerson College in Boston in 2007, majoring in photography and marketing. While he has had his work displayed in the Dallas Museum of Art, David Streets Gallery in Beverly Hills, and in the Julia Dean Gallery in Venice, he is currently working independently with online curators and art…

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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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