Aerial Photography

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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December 27, 2022

Photographer Captures Rare Full-Circle Rainbow Thanks to His Drone

Scottish photographer Nick Sidle loves the creative opportunities that aerial photography provides. And in recent years, he's become a fan of drone photography, which provides more flexibility than having to organize shoots from airplanes or helicopters. His success in the field is exemplified by a recent image, in which he captured a rare full-circle rainbow. Sidle was up at dawn taking photos in the Scottish Highlands when the opportunity presented itself.

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