Tag: aerial

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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Mar 28, 2011

25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World

25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World

Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile – Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND For me, the allure of aerial photography is the unique perspective it gives. The world feels so different when viewed from above. It always gives me a newfound appreciation for this pale blue dot we call…

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Mar 8, 2011

25 Stunning Skylines Around the World

25 Stunning Skylines Around the World

New York City – Photograph by DIGITALFREAKART Following up from the Sifter’s first skyline post, here are 25 more stunning skylines around the world. These are by no means the ‘best’ skylines, just a collection of incredible photographs taken by some amazing photographers around the world. Almost all photographs are from the wonderful community…

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Feb 3, 2011

25 Incredible Aerial Photos of Stadiums Around the World

25 Incredible Aerial Photos of Stadiums Around the World

CAPE TOWN STADIUM, SOUTH AFRICA – Photograph by Bruce Sutherland Between these walls, dreams come true. Legends are born, rivalries are made and the agony of defeat always lingers. They bring people together for the love of sport and competition. For us, it’s the thrill of the game and the chance to witness something remarkable.…

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