Being a pilot, you get to see a bunch of beautiful sights from above. Being a pilot for a South American airline, you also get to witness the stunning phenomena of storms as your job requires flying over regions that experience them.

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Meet Santiago Borja Lopez - a Quito, Ecuador-based pilot who works for Ecuador Airlines. Whenever the pilot is off-duty, he pulls out his camera to capture the magnificent sights he witnesses in air. From incredible storms to even lightning bolts - the photos he captures are truly magnificent. Keep on scrolling to take a look and follow Santiago's journey on Instagram. You can read more about one of Santiago's shots in our previous article.

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#4 An Ominous Storm Over Panama City

An Ominous Storm Over Panama City

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M O'Connell 1 year ago

Wow, the slight blur of the exposure makes the city look like lava.

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#5 Night Sky

Night Sky

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Susan Milam 1 year ago


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#6 Magic


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Debra Starr Moon 1 year ago

Makes me think of Heaven.

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#7 Tormenta, Coast Of Venezuela, South America

Tormenta, Coast Of Venezuela, South America

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Charlotte Ayers 1 year ago

Tormenta is an apt name: it looks as if we are peering into the underworld.

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