20 Stunning Examples of Aerial Photography

By / Nov 11, 2010 / Inspiration

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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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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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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  • http://www.1stwebdesigner.com Dainis Graveris

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

  • http://www.creativeindividual.co.uk Laura

    Lovely examples – wish I were this good at photography!

  • http://www.webbgear.co.uk David Webb

    They are stunning, some look like paintings.


  • http://www.scottcarmichael.co.uk Scott

    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.

  • http://www.literaryspring.com Rebecca

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

  • http://twitter.com/jakerocheleau Jake Rocheleau

    Awesome! The buildings and city skyline are incredible

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/max_sang Max Sang

    Thanks, I’m very flattered! :-)

  • http://www.camerarumors.net camera rumors

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

  • http://www.stephenpotts.co.uk/ Stephen Potts

    Stunning pics, I love the almost abstract ones

  • http://galengidman.com/ Galen

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

  • http://www.absoluteandalivephotography.com.au Peter

    Exceptional photos… well put together.

    wish I was an aerial photographer.


  • http://undershadow.wordpress.com Radhika

    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


  • http://www.accountant-finder.com Erik

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

  • http://www.journeysphotographystudios.com Corrina

    THese photographs are simply stunning! What an amazing job!