Amateur photographer Mark Hersch is the perfect example of how improving photo technology is making it easier and easier for more and more people to create beautiful images. This stunning landscape (or skyscape?) was snapped as Hersch’s flight was approaching Chicago O’ Hare International Airport last week. He had his iPhone out to take a picture when the plane took a sharp turn and revealed this incredible sight – the Chicago skyline casting its shadow on the surface of Lake Michigan.
Posts Tagged ‘aerial photography’
While working on the second tallest building in the world, professional crane operator Wei Gensheng decided to take some pictures from above. Little did he know that these photos from Shanghai Tower would make him the most famous crane operator in the world. Gensheng’s photos of Shanghai that he took standing 2,000 feet (610 meters) above the city, shows the otherworldly cityscape, with multiple tower spikes and skyscraper tops bathing in the clouds.
Famous landmarks like the Arc Du Triumph, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Sagrada Familia have been photographed countless times by photographers from around the world, and they are recognizable to most, if not all, of us. But this collection of stunning photographs gives us a bird’s-eye-view of these places, casting them in a totally new light. Most of the pictures are of places or things that most of us could easily identify right away.
If you haven’t seen much of Poland yet, then Kacper Kowalski’s aerial photos will make the perfect introduction. While flying above northern Poland, Gdynia-based photographer found two incredibly beautiful lakes and decided to capture them as they change throughout the seasons. One of the lakes is in Kashubia and another one in Pomerania.
Welcome back, spring! While it’s still only in the calendar, French photographer Normann Szkop gives you this splash of colors in his aerial photos of tulip fields in the Netherlands. Normann took the pictures while flying over the fields of Anna Paulown municipality in a small Cesna plane, piloted by Claython Pender. The perfectly straight and vibrant fields of differently-colored tulips remind us why we all love spring so much.