Aerial Photography

Google's newest Street View collection takes users to Gombe Stream National Park, where Jane Goodall pioneered her chimpanzee behavioral research. "Don't forget to look up," a Google project manager says.

Exclusive: The Chimpanzees of Gombe National Park Make Their Street View Debut

For its latest collection, Google traveled to the African rainforest where Jane Goodall pioneered her groundbreaking chimp research

Artist Clement Valla finds irregularities in Google Earth imagery and compiles his findings in a series, "Postcards from Google Earth." This landscape is in Italy.

This Artist Finds Strange Beauty in Google's Apocalyptic Glitches

Clement Valla makes art out of Google Earth's surrealist irregularities

A current commercial satellite image of the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, DC, as seen in Google Earth. This isn't even zoomed all the way in.

The Latest Commercial Satellite Can See a Dinner Plate from Space

DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 has a resolution of just over nine inches

Shiki 1, a Japanese White Pine Bonsai suspended from a weather ballon as it ascends to the edge of space for artist Azuma Makoto's project Exobiotanica

Artist Sends a Bouquet and a Bonsai to Space

What happens when you send a Bonsai tree to space? See for yourself

Astronauts Took Pictures of Typhoon Neoguri—And It Looks Huge, Even From Space

Even from space, Neoguri looks huge

Aerial Views of Iceland's Volcanic Rivers

Andre Ermolaev's photographs of Iceland's volcanic rivers can look more like abstract paintings


Take a Lovely Two-Minute Tour of Antarctica From the Air

A brief helicopter trip around Italy's Mario Zucchelli Research Station

"You're in three dimensional space": "Aerial America" got the swoop on Padre Island during the series' visit to Texas.

How the Crew of "Aerial America" Gets its Stunning Shots

A new fusion of camera and captor gives us a bird’s-eye view of America

American Mine (Nevada 1), 2007
Tailing ponds from gold mines outside of Elko, Nevada.

Danger Zones

Warning: David Maisel's aerial landscapes may be hazardous to your assumptions


Shoot, Don't Call

Announcing our first-ever photo contest

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