Leaning out of helicopters and planes, aerial photographers capture stunning landscapes from thousands of feet in the air.

The patterns, colors and abstract forms that result are often unanticipated and almost always interesting. Manmade and natural terrains alike take on a different quality when viewed from above, offering the viewer a chance to—sometimes literally—see the forest for the trees.

Check out 25 Awesome Aerial Photos and glimpse the world from a whole new perspective.

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