Photographer Christoph Gielen takes us on a journey into the American ‘burbs in the book Ciphers. Gielen says of his work: ‘The goal of this work is to connect art with environmental politics and to trigger a discussion about contemporary building trends by looking closely at the ramifications of sprawl – to ask: what is […]
While these may look like a not-so-healthy bowl of Oreo-O’s or Cap’n Crunch’s Choco Donuts or Alpha-Bits with just the letter ‘Os’, these are actually car tires. Taken by photographer Klaus Leidorf, this aerial photo shows a ton of car tires about to be burned in a cement factory. Somehow, despite the environmental destruction this […]
We live in a world that never fails to amaze us with its beauty. Its landscapes and scenery will always be a sight to behold – no matter what perspective you look at it. Even if it’s high up in the air. Meet Yann Arturs-Bertrand, French photographer and founder of Altitude Agency, the world’s first press agency specializing in aerial photography.
Fine art photographer Gray Malin has such a great eye for photography, we’ve been voluntarily held captive at his website just thumbing away at his images. His A La Plage, A La Piscine aerial series, in particular, has him pointing his lens out of doorless helicopters to capture spectacular views of beaches and shorelines all […]
Dubai-based commercial airline captain Karim Nafani, who has access to some of the best bird’s eye views of the world ever, thanks to his day job, has a DSLR and is not afraid to use it. The pictures he takes up in the air take on their glowy golden hue from exposure bracketing — Nafani […]
Yes, there’s such as thing as a Morning Glory cloud, a special cloud that forms at altitudes of up to two kilometres and stretches for as long as 1,000 kilometers long. It happens when flowing, moist and cool air meets the inversion layer where air temperature atypically increases with height. This photo was taken by […]
Look carefully at these images: are you seeing something different from other famous iconic portraits? Well, yes. They are made with people. Californian photographer/artist Craig Alan recreates celebrity’s photographs using aerial photography and lots of people.
Washington DC-based photographer Cameron Davidson gives a unique perspective on the world through his beautiful aerial photography. His mother was a helicopter reporter, which inspired him to mix flight with photography. Davidson’s awe-inspiring images elicit an appreciation for nature that can’t quite be reached from the ground.
Hutt Lagoon in West Australia is where loads and loads of algae farms can be found. In turn, the algae are responsible for making the whole place look so damn colorful. Sydney-based photographer Steve Back saw one of the farms south of Kalbarri on a flight over the lagoon and decided the sight was too […]
The mark of a great photographer is the ability to imagine a scene from a different perspective. Anyone can hold an expensive camera and take the expected, cliche photos, but a creative mind thinks outside the box in order to get interesting shots. In the case of photographer Andre Ermolaev, he is able to abstract […]
Wether intentional or not, the layout and design of these cities makes for an interesting aerial view. Some create intricate patters and shapes, while others form recognizable imagery. Take a look for yourself and see what you make out of these photographs.
Thierry Bornier took this amazing photograph of terraced rice fields in Yunnan, China. The aerial view of the different sections of the rice fields shows a wide range of colors, and National Geographic chose it as Photo of the Day on June 20, 2010.
New Zealand’s winter is in full swing so kudos to the brave models who took part in this project, Aerial Nudes, by New Zealand photographer John Crawford. These photos were taken 600 feet in the air, while the models lay in places including a runway and a train track. I guess frost bite isn’t the only thing they should be watching out for.