The world as you've never seen: aerial photography in the infrared range
• The world as you've never seen: aerial photography in the infrared range
Here is a selection of aerial photographs made by 55-year-old British pilot John Bowles (Jon Bowles) from the cabin of the aircraft during flight above the Earth. All photos were taken by camera Sony Nex 5N in the invisible to the human eye infrared.
the Ganges Delta, which is the largest river delta in the world, in Bangladesh. The Ganges River is considered sacred in Hinduism.
Winding River in north-west Iran.
The Palm Jumeirah artificial island off the coast of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Chogori, the second highest mountain in the world, and the mountains of Broad Peak and Gasherbrum in the Karakoram mountain range.
This infrared photography quarry has a reddish hue.
Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
One of the advantages of working pilot is that the line of duty you happen to see the many sights in the world.
River Panma Photography in Bangladesh, made from a height of 12 thousand meters, more like a work of art, rather than a snapshot.
Mountain Khunyang Chhish in the Karakoram in Pakistan.
icebound coast of the Atlantic in Labrador in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada.
Great Rift Valley from a height of 6000 meters.
Great Rift Valley.
All photos Bowles made in the infrared range, the reach of the human eye without special equipment.
Kunlun Mountain System in China.
Lake Urmia in Iran near the Turkish border was once the largest in the Middle East. The lake dried up as a result of the construction of dams on the rivers that feed it.
Villages surrounded by fields in Bulgaria.
The mountainous terrain in Iran.
Van - the largest lake in Turkey. Meals salt lake carried out at the expense of streams flowing down from the surrounding mountains.
Dubai Marina - the area around the artificial Gulf in Dubai.
River Red River in northern Vietnam, which flows through Yunnan province in China and empties into the Gulf of Tonkin.
The town of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape of South Africa.