Tag: cityscapes

Dec 16, 2014

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are two of the preeminent ‘rooftoppers’ in the world. Together they are On The Roofs; the duo gained notoriety earlier this year when their GoPro video of them scaling world’s second tallest building (Shanghai Tower) went viral. The Sifter has previously featured their amazing exploits (see here, here and…

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Nov 27, 2014

Drone Soars Above the Dom Tower of Utrecht on a Foggy Day

Drone Soars Above the Dom Tower of Utrecht on a Foggy Day

Breathtaking aerial footage of the Dom Tower of Utrecht on a foggy day. At 112.5 metres (368 feet) in height, Dom Tower is the tallest church in the Netherlands. The Gothic-style tower is the symbol of the city and was built between 1221 and 1382.

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Sep 11, 2014

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

This Guy Works His Tail Off So He Can Travel and Photograph the World

Travel photographer Andrei Duman has visited over 70 countries around the world (only 126 left!) and he’s doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. The self-taught artist has been working as an Investment Banker to afford himself the financial means to pursue his passion for travel and photography. The Sifter caught up with Andrei…

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Aug 20, 2014

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

Photographer and urban explorer Ivan Kuznetsov shows us the world from a vantage point many of us will never experience first hand. Based in Moscow, the Russian photographer is a well-known ‘rooftopper’, which means he scales tall buildings and structures (often illegally) to take dizzying aerial photos of the world below. While ‘extreme’ rooftopping…

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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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