Seeing our planet from above can completely change your view of the world.
Aerial photography offers a new vantage point, and helps show the spectacular beauty of our planet as well as the impact we’ve had on it.
Reuters has rounded up the best bird’s eye view images taken by astronauts, satellites, helicopters, and passenger planes.
From the Amazon Rainforest to the jagged coastline of Big Sur, these pictures will blow you away.
Ha Long Bay in Vietnam is seen from a seaplane in September 2014. Halong translates as ‘where the dragon descends into the sea,’ and the bay has over 2,000 islands.