Satellite imagery is nothing new, we’ve been utilizing it for twenty years. But these unique, low-angle satellite images are fascinating, showcasing cities in a way we don’t often see. Indeed, both New York and San Francisco (pictured below) look somehow quaint and miniature, in ways they don’t when photographed from directly overhead.
Captured by Maxar’s Worldview-3 satellite, specialized filters are used to remove haze and clouds that would otherwise make images like this impossible. Via Kottke: