The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google mapsPictolic
Few people today still believe that the Earth is flat. However, it is possible to assume, looking at satellite images of the Earth taken at Nadir when the camera looks straight down at an angle of 90 degrees.
The traditional way vertical shooting hides the details, smoothing mountains, waterfalls and skyscrapers so that what we see is more like a map than a photo.
This experimental series of satellite images taken at an angle, it allows to reveal the future and see the natural and urban environment in new ways.
Take the famous Fitz Roy mountain on the border of Argentina and Chile did not immediately understand that the picture until you see a hint at the huge shadow cast by the rocky peaks.
Picture taken from a different angle, changing the perspective: the image becomes three-dimensional mountain gain height and valley depth. Like looking in the window of a plane from a height of 450 km.
Doha, Qatar. The pearl Qatar is an artificial island in the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf.
Houston, United States. The picture shows what a tiny part of the territory of the city is an island of skyscrapers.
Riyadh — Saudi Arabia. For example, in Riyadh it better (the air is not so humid, so you can get a clear picture with good coverage).
Sao Paulo, Brazil is the most populated city in the Western hemisphere.
Table mountain looms over Cape town, South Africa.
The world's highest waterfall, angel falls 979 m
Karakoram range, Pakistan. The picture shows all three peak — Gasherbrum I (8068 m), broad Peak (8047 m) and Gasherbrum II (8035 m).
Blue mountains, Australia.
Etna — the second most active volcano in the world, Italy.
Zion national Park, Utah, USA.
Bora Bora, Tahiti.
The Volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Kamchatka, Russia. Intermittent ash and gas emissions of flights over Kamchatka often redirect.
The Deccan traps in India is one of the largest volcanic formations in the earth consisting of basaltic sediments with a thickness of 2000 meters.