Photographs that show us our world from the sky.

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Taken on a flight from Helsinki to Paris at dusk. The imperfect optical qualities of the plane's windows prevent from conveying properly the beautiful textures of the clouds and of the water but eh, i still like it! 😉

Source : http://www.flickr.com/photos/tanepierre/

Clouds over the Sahara, In Amenas, Algeria-Libya border region (N27 50/E009 31)

Clouds over the Sahara, In Amenas, Algeria-Libya border region (N27 50/E009 31)

Source : http://www.pbase.com/bmcmorrow/image/88631761

You can see our shadow and 'glory' (learn what a glory is this link) www.atoptics.co.uk/ plus the new 20 passenger balloon called Celebration further away.

You can see our shadow and 'glory' (learn what a glory is this link) www.atoptics.co.uk/ plus the new 20 passenger balloon called Celebration further away.

Source : http://www.flickr.com/photos/hotair2112/

cracked pond of rust by Sara Heinrichs (awfulsara). A new version of the brain, saved in the proper color space this time. Amazing place...

cracked pond of rust by Sara Heinrichs (awfulsara). A new version of the brain, saved in the proper color space this time. Amazing place...

Source : http://www.flickr.com/photos/awfulsara/

Photographer George Steinmetz takes flight to capture a different view of China.

Photographer George Steinmetz takes flight to capture a different view of China.

Source : http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/05/china/aerials/steinmetz-photography

Tea cultivation in Corrientes province, Argentina (27°50’S, 56°01’W).

Tea cultivation in Corrientes province, Argentina (27°50’S, 56°01’W).

Source : http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/index.php?option=com_datsogallery&Itemid=27&func=detail&catid=18&id=623&p=1&l=1280

Iguazu waterfalls, Misiones province, Argentina and Brazil (25°42’S, 54°26’W).

Iguazu waterfalls, Misiones province, Argentina and Brazil (25°42’S, 54°26’W).

Source : http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/index.php?option=com_datsogallery&Itemid=27&func=detail&catid=18&id=640&p=1&l=1280

Miami : Just after take off and the view over the city from above the clouds was stunning - I took a few shots but it was tough to get a sharp one.

Miami : Just after take off and the view over the city from above the clouds was stunning - I took a few shots but it was tough to get a sharp one.

Source : http://www.flickr.com/photos/good_day/

double rainbow by Zasu

double rainbow by Zasu

Source : http://pixdaus.com/single.php?id=26423

fields

Field

Source : http://www.stephanzirwes.com/stephanzirwes.html

It turns out that here too there is life ...

It turns out that here too there is life ...

Source : http://photoblog.petrenko.cc/my-photos/moscow-winter-life/

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