Taken by not-for-profit organization AirPano, who have already photographed over 200 of the world’s most interesting destinations, these 27 images are sure to have you in awe and may even encourage you to take your travel photography skills to the next level.
1. Istanbul, Turkey
Once you see a photo of the iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul, one of the most visited museums on the world, you’ll be booking yourself on the next flight so you can explore this incredible city from ground level!
2. Iguazu Falls, Argentina and Brazil
One of the planet’s most awe-inspiring sites, this shot of Iguazu Falls as viewed from above, comes complete with a double rainbow separating neighbours Argentina and Brazil and a small snapshot of one of the most powerful waterfalls in the world.
3. Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka, Russia
You know you’ve captured a unique moment when your camera shutter clicks just as a volcano that hasn’t been active for a few years shoots fiery lava up into the sky! See more incredible photos of the world’s most dangerous volcanos here.
4. Wayag Island, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
With islands so green and water so blue, there are more than 1800 of them to explore by boat or by snorkel. Check out more of Indonesia’s best beaches here.
5. Qiandao Lake, Hangzhou, China
A lake so beautiful it’s hard to believe it’s man-made: Qiandao lake was completed in 1959 and is now home to over 1,000 islands which can be explored by traditional boat.
6. San Francisco, USA
It’s not all hippies and flower power in America’s coolest city, there are also some towering skyscrapers to check out downtown. Hop on the tram and get acquainted with the city by the bay with these top ten things to do.