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04/11/2014 07:00 am ET Updated Apr 11, 2014

Pilot Captures Crazy-Surreal Photo Series By Basically Just Sticking His Camera Out The Cockpit

Alex MacLean is used to seeing the world from up high. The photographer is also a licensed pilot, and he's spent years "sticking his camera out the cockpit" of a small Cessna 182, snapping what he sees below.

The result is an astounding photo essay that pits man-made civilization against nature, animals against industry, and humans against the forces that, from above, are clearly mightier than we'll ever be.

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See more of Alex MacLean's work on his website.

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