Aerial archeologist Klaus Leidorf began taking these gorgeous, minimalist photos in 1989, while flying his own Cessna 172. He's brilliant at capturing how odd our world looks when you get a different perspective on it from the air.
You can find more than 2,400 of his high-resolution shots
, or more than 10,000 on here, in this Flickr stream . leidorf.de Blooming Rape Field, Poing Farm in the Rape Field, Freidling String Of Pearls, fish ponds in Namsenbach Quick rower on Gröbensee A square of cows, Kleinhöhenkirchen A golf course, Holzkirchen A solar power plant near Hemau in the Upper Palatinate, Bavaria Sparkling river, an aerial photo of river Wörnitz, a left tributary of the Danube Freshly harrowed field, Münster A pine alley in Tuscany, Italy Red tractor with a hay conditioner Farmers Painting 24 What shall we do with a drunken farmer…?, Hörmannsdorf Pattern, near Anzberg Abstract vegetation, Munningen Cherry trees in autumn colors, Westendorf Fields Round fields, Limpopo, South Africa Patchwork, vineyards in autumn, Seinsheim Boomerang, a green island in the middle of some ploughland, Gotha Trees in Autumn Dresses, Aindling Haymaking, Poing Ploughing contest, Greilsberg Clones, a forest in Neuen Südfriedhof, Munich Ripped Agrofoil, Ismaning Irrigation sprinklers, near Bergtheim Red Car 38 Farmers Painting 02, Gaimersheim Sailing hay bales, Parsdorf Ripped, greenhouses in Calvenzano, Italy Timber yard, Schwindegg Traces of cultivation under a thin layer of snow Wave pattern on Chiemsee Fish ponds on Speichersee The frozen surface of Gretlmühle One is missing, winter in Au, Bavaria Cold solar power, near Untergriesbach-Ornatsöd A chicken farm from above Train meeting in Berg am Laim, Munich Houses in Landshut