The weather isn't great, the pubs close too early and the food is often better in other cities. Nevertheless, London is one of the most popular capitals of the world. Photographer Vincent LaForet took these amazing aerial shots of London and seeing the city overhead like this reminds you why that is.
The buildings may be old and the streets may be confusing when you're down low but boy, it looks great from above.
Click on the magnifying glass to zoom and see these images up close at full screen because the detail is absolutely phenomenal. It's the only way to do them justice.
The full set of Vincent's London photos can be seen here on Storehouse. You can also sign up to pre-order a book on Vincent's Air series here. The entire Air Series in Europe is sponsored by G-Technology."
Vincent Laforetis a director, photographer, and a pioneer in tilt-shift, aerial photography, and in HD DSLR cameras for shooting film. He won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his images of Afghanistan and Pakistan's conflicts after 9/11, plus three prizes at the 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, Life and many other national and international publications have commissioned his service.