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. You can read more about one of Santiago’s shots in our previous article.
#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’
#3 Night Flashes, Atlantic Ocean
#4 An Ominous Storm Over Panama City
#5 Night Sky
#7 Tormenta, Coast Of Venezuela, South America
#8 Flying Over The Colombian Amazonia About To Enter Ecuadorian Airspace To Descend Over The Andes Into Guayaquil
#9 A Magnificent Storm Developing Over The Atlantic Ocean, A Few Miles South Of Jamaica
#10 Mooning Around, Super Moon, At 2,900m In Quito, Ecuador
#11 ‘Looking Like A Nuclear Explosion, This Great Cumulonimbus Is Discharging Its Power Over Colombian Rainforest’
#12 Atomic Storm
#13 Soaring, Guayaquil, Ecuador
#14 One Of Those Clear Days Over Miami