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Las Vegas At Night – An Aerial View

These images of Las Vegas at night are from renowned English aerial photographer Jason Hawkes. His shots show some of the desert city’s most famous landmarks like the Luxor pyramid, the Paris Casino Eiffel Tower, and the Stratosphere Tower. Capturing detailed aerial images at night has been difficult up until …

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Helicopter Views Over Moscow

From the words of the photographer Konstantin Titov : We flew in a helicopter over the MKAD (Moscow Automobile Ring Road).  We flew over the entire ring at an altitude of 150 meters and a duration of about 50 minutes. Because of the heat the engine had to work at …

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Earth in Wide Angle by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus-Bertrand is perhaps the best known aerial photographer on the planet. He has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide of his seminal photo essay Earth From Above, a decade-spanning attempt to photograph all the vistas of the planet from the sky. The book has been translated into 24 …

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Above the Earth by Cameron Davidson

Another collection of images taken from a bird’s-eye view, this time from the award winning photographer Cameron Davidson. His name is synonymous with creative excellence in aerial photography and by looking at these shots it’s not hard to imagine why. These amazing snaps offer fresh, breathtaking perspectives of locations you …

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Bird’s Eye View of Britain

British landscape photography, shot from the air, is a specialty of photographer Jason Hawkes. His recent book, Britain From Above Month by Month, features photos that give you a birds eye view of Britain from the city to the countryside. Link: Jason Hawkes The Glenfinnan Viaduct Sports fields Buckingham Palace, …

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Glorious Mt. Fuji

In this stunning photograph we see a bird’s eye view of the majestic Mount Fuji. The picture, along with two others that are equally amazing stunning, was posted to the Japanese site DDN. I wasn’t able to get the photographer ‘s name but this aerial capture was too incredible not …

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Amazing Village Landscapes – Amatciems

A Latvian billionaire created a housing development in Cēsis, Latvia, about 80km from the capital, Riga, where he purchased over 3000 hectares of wild forest. He created an “eco” village, calling it “Amatciems”. Such project is quite unique for Latvia. No fencing and no asphalted roads are allowed. Only ecological, …

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Amazing View From Above

Whether you’re looking down from an airplane or virtually soaring in the air using programs like Google Earth, the landscape looks different altogether from a vertical viewpoint. Sometimes artists take images snapped from the sky in order to give us all a different perspective of our world. Photographer Martin Harvey …