Pilot Takes Amazing Photos From His Cockpit, And They Will Take Your Breath Away

Being a pilot, you get to see a bunch of beautiful sights from above. Being a pilot for a South American airline, you also get to witness the stunning phenomena of storms as your job requires flying over regions that experience them.

Meet Santiago Borja Lopez – a Quito, Ecuador-based pilot who works for Ecuador Airlines. Whenever the pilot is off-duty, he pulls out his camera to capture the magnificent sights he witnesses in air. From incredible storms to even lightning bolts – the photos he captures are truly magnificent. Keep on scrolling to take a look and follow Santiago’s journey on Instagram.

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#1 ‘A Colossal Cumulonimbus Flashes Over The Pacific Ocean As We Circle Around It At 37000 Feet En Route To South America’

 

#2 ‘I’ve Never Seen Lightning Like This One’

‘I’ve Never Seen Lightning Like This One’

 

#3 An Ominous Storm Over Panama City

 

#4 Night Flashes, Atlantic Ocean

Night Flashes, Atlantic Ocean

 

#5 Night Sky

Night Sky

 

#6 A Magnificent Storm Developing Over The Atlantic Ocean, A Few Miles South Of Jamaica

A Magnificent Storm Developing Over The Atlantic Ocean, A Few Miles South Of Jamaica

 

#7 Magic

Magic

 

#8 Flying Over The Colombian Amazonia About To Enter Ecuadorian Airspace To Descend Over The Andes Into Guayaquil

Flying Over The Colombian Amazonia About To Enter Ecuadorian Airspace To Descend Over The Andes Into Guayaquil

 

#9 Tormenta, Coast Of Venezuela, South America

Tormenta, Coast Of Venezuela, South America

 

#10 Mooning Around, Super Moon, At 2,900m In Quito, Ecuador

Mooning Around, Super Moon, At 2,900m In Quito, Ecuador

 

#11 Fugaz, Atlantic Ocean, North Of Panama City

Fugaz, Atlantic Ocean, North Of Panama City

 

#12 ‘Looking Like A Nuclear Explosion, This Great Cumulonimbus Is Discharging Its Power Over Colombian Rainforest’

‘Looking Like A Nuclear Explosion, This Great Cumulonimbus Is Discharging Its Power Over Colombian Rainforest’

 

#13 The Amazonia Between Ecuador And Colombia

The Amazonia Between Ecuador And Colombia

 

#14 Atomic Storm

Atomic Storm

 

#15 Soaring, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Soaring, Guayaquil, Ecuador

 

#16 Cloud City, Quito, Ecuador

Cloud City, Quito, Ecuador

 

#17 A Storm Over Colombian Amazonia

A Storm Over Colombian Amazonia

 

#18 Blinding Storm

Blinding Storm

 

#19 Sunset, Quito, Ecuador

Sunset, Quito, Ecuador

 

#20 The Orbit In An Atmosphere Unknown, Ecuador

The Orbit In An Atmosphere Unknown, Ecuador

 

#21 One Of Those Clear Days Over Miami

One Of Those Clear Days Over Miami

 

#22 Vertical Development, Ecuador

Vertical Development, Ecuador

 

#23 Cruising Out, Quito, Ecuador

Cruising Out, Quito, Ecuador

 

#24 Fierce, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Fierce, Guayaquil, Ecuador

 

#25 Storm Hour, Amazonia, South America

Storm Hour, Amazonia, South America