Aerial Photography

April 26, 2024

Stunning Aerial Photos Capture the Abstract Beauty of Iceland’s Glacier Rivers

Photographer Jan Erik Waider is known for his exploration of Iceland's magnificent landscape. From incredible icebergs to mysterious waterways, Waider brings out the best of his subjects. In his newest exploration of Iceland, he only builds on his experience to produce a fresh look at the country's glacial rivers. According to Waider, Iceland's winding waterways are called “braided river systems” due to the intricate patterns that they produce.

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August 3, 2023

Optical Phenomenon of Rainbow Contrails Are Captured Shooting Out of Planes

Whether you live near a city or in the country, you've likely seen plane contrails, or vapor trails, in the sky. While we usually think of them as being streeks of white, occasionally they appear in different colors. It's just not usually visible to the human eye. India-based photographer Soumyadeep Mukherjee managed to capture this sight in a series of stunning photos.

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April 15, 2023

Aerial Photos Capture the Artistry of Different Sports From a Bird’s Eye View

Ordinary activities are given a fresh perspective in the work of Ilanna Barkusky. The Canadian-born and now California-based photographer uses drones to capture swimming, tennis, basketball, and other sports from an overhead view in her series titled Aerial. These artful shots highlight the beauty of athletics from a less-seen angle. Barkusky's Aerial series is a mixture of photography and moving images. The athletes are almost centered in the image and fully immersed in their location.

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