These Military Photos From the Sky Are Truly Magnificent

They say that a picture is worth a 1,000 words

. And, truthfully, there aren’t many words that can accurately describe the beauty of the pictures you’ll find in this list. Taken from the ground and in the air, the power and grace of man and machinery are put on display here.



Royal Danish Air Force/ via NBC News

“We are often taught to look for the beauty in all things, so in finding it, the layman asks the philosopher while the philosopher asks the photographer.” ― Criss Jami


Clifford Martin/via The Roosevelts

“People say that a time machine can’t be invented, but they’ve already invented a device that can stop time: Cameras are the world’s first time machines.” ― Rebecca McNutt


Rich Shelton/via 500px


Dallas Nagata/ via The Roosevelts

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Oscar L Olive IV/U.S. Marine Corps/via Facebook

“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” ― Karl Lagerfeld


Michael Hall/via top1walls

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G.D. resides in West Michigan. When he isn’t writing (or editing), you can find him outside, riding a bike, reading a book, or just plain running. Other interests include sports (of any kind), music (again, any kind) and cinema (a bit pickier here).