Aerial Photos or Arial photography is when the photo is taken from above, very high above.
Usually aerial photographers take these photos from helicopters, hot air balloons, sky diving and of course, while travelling from air planes.
Aerial photos give you a bird’s eye-view, literally!
There are many specialist aerial photographers working around the world… and that certainly seems like a fun job.
This is an International Photography Contest winner picture and it was published in National Geographic Magazine.
The salt crust is colored red by dense colonies of halophilic archaebacteria.
The plains, fields and soil create a colorful mosaic. This is something only aerial photography can capture.
That’s one way to take aerial photos.
I love photography, but I’d never jump out of a plane to get photos. No Sir!
The water streams draw a tree like sketch in the hills.
Coolest winter and lava erupting machine are captured in one shot. That’s the way to do it.
Quite a party this is, Macy’s Day Parade. I haven’t attended it, but I will surely… one day, surely.
White Pocket, hidden within the desert expanse of the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs National Monument near the Arizona/Utah border.
Another one from Macy’s Day Parade.
Taken from Dubai Marina. This is currently the world’s tallest residential tower.
The state of Washington is extremely blessed when it comes to fertile weather. This aerial photo confirms it.
We have seen so many Chinese rice field images. They were all in color, this is in black and white. I loved it, I hope you also do. By the way, “9 Dragons and 5 Tigers” is the name of the village.
I’m being reminded of the drop scene of True Lies (one of my favorite movies).
I don’t know where this place is, but I’d surely love to visit it though.
Coming straight out of Harry Potter.
The waves of time?
Some one popped the middle one. 😛
This image was also featured in mountain photography.
That’s my most favorite way to travel and do aerial photography.
Aerial photos sometimes really make you hate your job. This is one of those photos. I just wanna leave my office and fly a plain over countryside.
Venice and Amsterdam are two cities that enjoy this boating pleasure fully.
Yellow taxi, the trademark of New York.
Takes a lot of time to go up, but only takes a few minutes to come (crashing) down.
What a place to sit and hang out.
What a place to fall from…. :0
That’s one daring way to get yourself in aerial photos.
The rising of Dubai. Only aerial photography has the power to show it all in one single shot.
Taking aerial photography to the edge.
The amazon highway!
Europe: quite, nice and clean as always.
Hasan Dagi crater near Anatolia, Turkey.
Europe’s spoiled brat Greece is one of the most picturesque places on earth.
Garbage ship on the job in Congo.
Another blue ice glacier is melting and we see its photos, but do nothing. 🙁
Strange…. I don’t see any pub here.
This is a building Golf course in Cap Cana.
Aerial photos sometimes capture amazingly majestic scenes. This is one of those where photographer must shout Eureka!
Djibouti is an independent country located in one of the world’s most unstable tectonic zones.
The desert of Gobi.
Rain water created stream lines in sand. Now it looks like this.
Wonderful country, “amazing” politicians.
Just a swimming pool captured in aerial photography.
Venezuela is the America’s richest country in terms of oil. This aerial photo shows how they get that oil.
When I get a billion dollars, I’ll buy this island.
This site is the end of a great desert. And these clock like figures you see on the ground are actually fields. They are made round for better irrigation.
Believe it or not, it sometimes snow in Algeria.
And there are hills in Algeria.
It is July, this is how the end of Alps look during July.