Jim Darling’s Airplane Window Seat Paintings Frame Landscapes From Mile-High Perspectives

Often I use the windows of airplanes as frames in which to view the landscapes just beyond the thick glass— scenes featuring rolling clouds, rich gradient skies, and patchwork fields. Jim Darling has taken this idea of the window as frame and created paintings that place the audience as passenger, showcasing…

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Dramatic Aerial Landscape Photos of Our Impact on Nature Captured by Daniel Beltrá

February 8th 2007, Southern Ocean, all images © Daniel Beltrá During his past two decades as a photographer, Daniel Beltrá has photographed landscapes in all seven continents, exploring equally the beauty and tragedy found in nature across the globe. Beltrá works mostly in the air, providing the viewer with the…

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Aerial Shots That Demonstrate The Stark Divide Between Rich and Poor

Papwa Sewgolum Golf Course © Johnny Miller / Millefoto During apartheid, barriers were both constructed and modified to segregate urban spaces—roads, rivers, and large stretches of open land separating rich neighborhoods from the poor. Twenty-two years later these barriers still exist, large homes with lush lawns just a few yards…

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Aerial Shots That Demonstrate The Stark Divide Between Rich and Poor

Papwa Sewgolum Golf Course © Johnny Miller / Millefoto During apartheid, barriers were both constructed and modified to segregate urban spaces—roads, rivers, and large stretches of open land separating rich neighborhoods from the poor. Twenty-two years later these barriers still exist, large homes with lush lawns just a few yards…

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