If you are sick of lockdown in your house and being forcefully turned into a couch potato, this British pilot, currently based in Hong Kong, will take you on a trip around the world. And although following his father's footsteps, Lee Mumford indeed knows how to fly a plane and he also can show you the jewels of the planet in an easier, corona-free, and much cheaper way. While working as an airline pilot, he has visited over 40 countries and has seen some of the most magical and picturesque places on Earth. It would be a shame not to share them with others, so he combined his love of flying and photography to provide us with breathtaking photos that range from beautiful landscapes to vivid cityscapes.

He uses ground-level photography, aerial shots with a drone, and infrared photography—whatever does that place justice and brings us as close to its beauty as possible. His talent for capturing postcard-like photos didn't go unnoticed: he has 13.9k fans on Instagram and has won numerous awards in photography competitions. Scroll through the gallery to find out why, and upvote your favorites!

More info: Instagram | Facebook | leemumfordphotography.com

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

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Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
2 months ago

WOW

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Lee Mumford told Bored Panda about how he started combining his work and a hobby:

"My love for photography came about when I started to travel. I wanted to showcase the beauty of this planet to a wider audience. As I struggled with 'photos don't do it justice,' I started to look at ways of capturing all the details into one shot. This included composition, understanding lighting, exposure, and how to edit your images. As my photos started to gain traction online, it motivated me to get out and shoot more. Life has so many distractions and photography for me is a way of leaving everything else behind and being one with nature."

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Mount Bromo, Indonesia

Mount Bromo, Indonesia

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Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
2 months ago

Stunning

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East Java, Indonesia

East Java, Indonesia

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Anonymousplease
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow!

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San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco, California, USA

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A U T O P H O B I A
Community Member
2 months ago

That's one steep road...

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Valley Of Monuments, Utah, USA

Valley Of Monuments, Utah, USA

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Kim Bush
Community Member
2 months ago

So many classic western movies were filmed here

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New Mexico, USA

New Mexico, USA

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Your_local_introvert
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like a scene from a movie! Very cool.

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Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

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Gemmila Cadd
Community Member
2 months ago

I just want you to take a moment to think about the fact that somebody carved this by hand into that cliff.

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Maya Bay, Thailand

Maya Bay, Thailand

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow. Look at the color of that water. So pretty.

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

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Gabriel Hood
Community Member
2 months ago

dont you just hate it when a city splits in two

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
2 months ago

That made me dizzy just looking at the picture.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like a painting.

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Nine Arches Bridge, Demodara, Sri Lanka

Nine Arches Bridge, Demodara, Sri Lanka

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Her Highness, Duke of Qin
Community Member
1 month ago

Train to Hogwarts... I want in

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Gabriel Hood
Community Member
2 months ago

bus in the sun

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Mount Bromo, Indonesia

Mount Bromo, Indonesia

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McSydney
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like another planet

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

Very aesthetically pleasing

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Nevada, USA

Nevada, USA

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Alex Grosdanofski
Community Member
2 months ago

Awesome pic..I would worry about rock slides lol

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Double Arch, Utah, USA

Double Arch, Utah, USA

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Michelle Scott
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like the stars are coming out of the chimney on the right. Just mesmerizing.

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Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy

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Mona Vale, New South Wales, Australia

Mona Vale, New South Wales, Australia

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Stacy S.
Community Member
2 months ago

I see an angel at the center.

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Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto, Japan

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

Seems like a beautiful place to think.

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New York, USA

New York, USA

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

The sunset. The hypnotizing pattern. Everything is just splendid.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

The lighting is just perfect.

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Fujian, China

Fujian, China

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Sofia Montenegro
Community Member
2 months ago

kinda looks like that place from Mulan

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El Nido, Palawan, Philipines

El Nido, Palawan, Philipines

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
2 months ago

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Not very imaginative.

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Iceland

Iceland

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Kim Bush
Community Member
2 months ago

Lonely landscape

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Trona Pinnacles, California, USA

Trona Pinnacles, California, USA

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

Never see stars like that in the city. :(

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San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco, California, USA

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 months ago

It's interesting how the perspective of the tracks doesn't seem to change even though at the top it will be significantly further away.

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Malang, Indonesia

Malang, Indonesia

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Theater Kid
Community Member
2 months ago

So cute! Would love to live here.

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Horseshoe Bend, Arizona, USA

Horseshoe Bend, Arizona, USA

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Kim Bush
Community Member
2 months ago

Layer upon layer of color and history

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

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Jo87
Community Member
1 month ago

INDY!!!

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Neuschwanstein, Germany

Neuschwanstein, Germany

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Utah, USA

Utah, USA

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Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
2 months ago

What in the world is that?

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Singapore

Singapore

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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Old Harry Rocks, England

Old Harry Rocks, England

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Stacy S.
Community Member
2 months ago

Lime stone

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Lofoten, Norway

Lofoten, Norway

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California, USA

California, USA

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Philippines

Philippines

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

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Aqua Luna, Hong Kong

Aqua Luna, Hong Kong

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Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

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Bohol, Philippines

Bohol, Philippines

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Cliffs Edge, Anhui, China

Cliffs Edge, Anhui, China

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El Nido, Palawan, Philipines

El Nido, Palawan, Philipines

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Philippines

Philippines

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Island Retreats, Maldives

Island Retreats, Maldives

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Kim Bush
Community Member
2 months ago

Superman's secret island getaway

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Zion, Utah, USA

Zion, Utah, USA

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Isolated Lagoons, Philippines

Isolated Lagoons, Philippines

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East Java, Jordan

East Java, Jordan

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Shalini Pabreja
Community Member
2 months ago

You mean, Indonesia right?

#53

Tai O, Hong Kong

Tai O, Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Betsy Knox
Community Member
2 months ago

Is that a roller coaster in a shopping mall?

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Factory Butte, Utah, USA

Factory Butte, Utah, USA

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Kinslee Hager
Community Member
1 month ago

Why is the name so funny to me

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

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Kinslee Hager
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow so many colors!

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China

China

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Padar Island, Indonesia

Padar Island, Indonesia

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum, Jordan

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka

Mirissa, Sri Lanka

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Choccy Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Choccy Hills, Bohol, Philippines

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Carmela Tiamzon
Community Member
1 month ago

its actually called chocolate hills

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California, USA

California, USA

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El Nido, Palawan, Philipines

El Nido, Palawan, Philipines

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San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco, California, USA

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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California, USA

California, USA

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Stacy S.
Community Member
2 months ago

Monterey pines

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London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

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Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy

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Air Terjun, Indonesia

Air Terjun, Indonesia

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Iceland

Iceland

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New York, USA

New York, USA

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Sai Kung, Hong Kong

Sai Kung, Hong Kong

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco, California, USA

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Cape D’Aguilar, Hong Kong

Cape D’Aguilar, Hong Kong

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Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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New York, USA

New York, USA

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Shalini Pabreja
Community Member
2 months ago

Where?

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Hebe Haven Yacht Club, Hong Kong

Hebe Haven Yacht Club, Hong Kong

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