Tag: aerial

Nov 29, 2012

Seeing the World Through an Airplane Window

Seeing the World Through an Airplane Window

Whenever I fly I always ask for a window seat. Seeing the world from above gives you a different perspective on the world. Patterns emerge, nature shines and cities feel colossal. On Flickr there are many groups dedicated to photography from an airplane window. From the Airplane Window has a collection of over 15,000…

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Nov 21, 2012

Picture of the Day: The View from Smarjetna Gora, Slovenia

Picture of the Day: The View from Smarjetna Gora, Slovenia

THE VIEW FROM SMARJETNA GORA, SLOVENIA Photograph by Mihael Grmek Šmarjetna Gora is a solitary low mountain rising above Kranj on the right bank of the Sava River. The mountain is approximately 646 meters high (2,119 ft). An interesting fact is that the peak of Šmarjetna Gora was once 654 meters high,…

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Nov 15, 2012

Picture of the Day: Nugget Point Lighthouse, New Zealand

Picture of the Day: Nugget Point Lighthouse, New Zealand

NUGGET POINT LIGHTHOUSE, NEW ZEALAND Photograph by Scott Robertson In this stunning photograph by Scott Robertson we see the Nugget Point Lighthouse perched atop a cliff. The photograph was posted to National Geographic’s Travel 365 series, a daily photo journal of incredible places around the world. Nugget Point Lighthouse is located in…

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Nov 8, 2012

The Story Behind the Blacked-Out Photo of New York

The Story Behind the Blacked-Out Photo of New York

Photograph by Iwan Baan for New York Magazine The latest cover of New York Magazine (November 12 issue) features an incredible aerial photograph of a blacked-out New York City. The cover image conveys the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy as it left much of downtown Manhattan powerless. In fact, New York Magazine’s own offices…

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Nov 2, 2012

Picture of the Day: Dubrovnik from Above

Picture of the Day: Dubrovnik from Above

DUBROVNIK FROM ABOVE Photograph by Michaelphillipr on Wikimedia Commons In this amazing aerial photograph we see the beautiful city of Dubrovnik from above. Dubrovnik is a city on the Adriatic Sea coast of Croatia, positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. The sea port city is one of the…

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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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