20 Stunning Examples of Aerial Photography

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Aerial photography has been practiced since the 1800’s when photographers would take to the sky in balloons. And even though cameras and equipment are much better today than they were in the 1800′s, aerial photography is interesting for the same reason it was back then. That is let’s us see our surroundings from a totally new perspective. So to give you some aerial photography inspiration, here are 20 stunning examples.

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Edmondo

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Ricardo Mendonça Ferreira

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Andrea Ferrari

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Sharon Mollerus

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Stano Strateny

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Evan Leeson

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Matjaz Cater

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Marc Pelissier

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Kevin Dooley

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GilG

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Gilderic

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kregon

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Mike Lavoie

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Michal Ostrowski

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Max Sang

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Tim Caynes

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Christopher Line

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Ricardo Mendonça Ferreira

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Selim Dervisoglu

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14 Comments

  1. Dainis Graveris
    November 11, 2010

    Absolutely stunning. I can’t even begin to move out of this post! I really like the first one. :)

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  2. Laura
    November 11, 2010

    Lovely examples – wish I were this good at photography!

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  3. David Webb
    November 11, 2010

    They are stunning, some look like paintings.

    David.

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  4. Scott
    November 11, 2010

    Some of these are great. I really like the one of the sail boat (or yatch)and the one of the baloon at the end.

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  5. Rebecca
    November 11, 2010

    Those are gorgeous. I especially love the use of color in the first one.

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  6. Jake Rocheleau
    November 11, 2010

    Awesome! The buildings and city skyline are incredible

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  7. Max Sang
    November 13, 2010

    Thanks, I’m very flattered! :-)

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  8. camera rumors
    November 14, 2010

    Max Sang.. you’re a genious
    i love the photo.. simple and powerful

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  9. Stephen Potts
    November 16, 2010

    Stunning pics, I love the almost abstract ones

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  10. Galen
    November 23, 2010

    Very nice – thanks for taking the time to put this together.

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  11. Peter
    November 24, 2010

    Exceptional photos… well put together.

    wish I was an aerial photographer.

    Cheers

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  12. Radhika
    February 4, 2011

    Amazing! The one of Matjak Cater, especially looked like a magical castle from fairy land! Keep up the great work.

    I am sharing this on Stumble-upon

    Thanks,
    Radhika.

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  13. Erik
    April 4, 2011

    If ever you’re looking for more aerial photography, be sure to check out Arthus Bertrand – Earth From Above

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  14. Corrina
    December 19, 2011

    THese photographs are simply stunning! What an amazing job!

    Reply

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