The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

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.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

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.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

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.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Doha, Qatar. The pearl Qatar is an artificial island in the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Houston, United States. The picture shows what a tiny part of the territory of the city is an island of skyscrapers.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

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).

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Bilbao, Spain.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Shanghai, China.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Sao Paulo, Brazil is the most populated city in the Western hemisphere.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Table mountain looms over Cape town, South Africa.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

The world's highest waterfall, angel falls 979 m

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Karakoram range, Pakistan. The picture shows all three peak — Gasherbrum I (8068 m), broad Peak (8047 m) and Gasherbrum II (8035 m).

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Blue mountains, Australia.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Etna — the second most active volcano in the world, Italy.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Zion national Park, Utah, USA.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

Bora Bora, Tahiti.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

The Volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Kamchatka, Russia. Intermittent ash and gas emissions of flights over Kamchatka often redirect.

The satellite, tilt the camera: photos from space that are not similar to Google maps

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.

Keywords: Nature | Aerial | Images | Photos | Aerial view | Planet | City

Recent articles

In the cockpit of the space shuttle pilot
In the cockpit of the space shuttle pilot

Have you ever seen what the cockpit of a space shuttle pilot looks like? We offer you this opportunity, albeit a virtual one. Below ...

Morning portion of laughter - beasts with a hangover
Morning portion of laughter - beasts with a hangover

Yesterday was Saturday, FIFA World Cup, we had a good time, and in the morning ... Hangover. My head hurts and I don't want to ...

7 historical figures whose body parts were stolen after death
7 historical figures whose body parts were stolen after death

The heart of Anne Boleyn, the skull of Mozart and even the penis of Napoleon-you will agree, quite strange souvenirs in memory of ...

Related articles

Morning portion of laughter - beasts with a hangover
Morning portion of laughter - beasts with a hangover

Yesterday was Saturday, FIFA World Cup, we had a good time, and in the morning ... Hangover. My head hurts and I don't want to ...

No one has ever filmed life in the village so bright
No one has ever filmed life in the village so bright

Marco Sgarbi is a 30-year-old nature photographer from Italy. A passionate fan of landscape photography, he shows us the measured ...

24 times nature made people say "well, that sucks"
24 times nature made people say "well, that sucks"

With so many climate anomalies happening around the world in recent years, it's hard to stay positive. What if we are doomed to ...