Satellite images of our world are incredible on their own. But artist Federico Winer has taken aerial photography to a new level by portraying planet Earth as a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of geometric patterns and colors.

Winer’s new series, “Ultradistancia,” is a collection of natural and man-made landscapes that were captured not by traveling the world, but by scouring Google Earth’s database. Once a satellite image grabs his eye, Winer plays around with different magnitudes and perspectives, then tweaks the image’s color and luminosity until a beautiful, distorted fantasy-scape emerges.

Winer was happy to share some of his works with Gizmodo. They’re a good reminder that you can take incredible trips across the Earth without traveling very far at all:

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Winer is currently soliciting art galleries to share his work. You can reach out to him, learn more about Ultradistancia, and keep up with his latest projects on his website or Twitter. [ArchDaily]


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