Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Best Aerial Views of 2015 from Bloomberg Photos

We flew way up high to get a different perspective on the economy. Have a look at where we spent our leisure time, how what we ate was harvested, the energy we used created and the goods we produced transported.

  1. 1

    Workers harvest salt from evaporation ponds at Taepyung Salt Farm, operated by Tae Pyung Salt Co., in Jeungdo Island, Sinan, South Korea.

    Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

  2. 2

    Non-GMO corn is harvested in Malden, Ill.

    Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

  3. 3

    A flock of sheep and goats grazes near a stream in Tuv province, Mongolia.

    Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

  4. 4

    Inflatable pretzels and a donut float in a backyard pool at a home off Summit Drive in Los Angeles.

    Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

  5. 5

    Yachts and boats at the marina in the Haeundae district in Busan, South Korea.

    Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

  6. 6

    Cars travel over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toward Treasure Island in San Francisco.

    Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

  7. 7

    Ships under construction at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.

    Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

  8. 8

    Hyundai Motor vehicles bound for export await shipment at a port near the company's plant in Ulsan, South Korea.

    Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

  9. 9

    An oil platform floats near the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

    Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

  10. 10

    Oil storage tanks in Cushing, Okla.

    Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

  11. 11

    Metal scrap from mining operations at the Syncrude Canada oil sands near Fort McMurray, Canada.

    Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

  12. 12

    Wind turbines sit in the North Sea at the London Array offshore wind farm, a partnership between Dong Energy, E.ON, and Abu Dhabi-based Masdar, in the Thames Estuary, U.K.

    Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

  13. 13

    A stacker-reclaimer operates next to stockpiles of coal as a rainbow forms in a spraying jet of water at the Newcastle Coal Terminal in Newcastle, Australia.

    Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

  14. 14

    Solar panels sit in an array at the Southwick Estate Solar Farm, operated by Primrose Solar, near Fareham, U.K.

    Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

  15. 15

    A digger on a heap of coal at the Port of Bristol, operated by the Bristol Port Co. in Bristol, U.K.

    Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

  16. 16

    Folded parasols and empty sun loungers  on a private beach on the outskirts of Athens.

    Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

  17. 17

    The Strip in Las Vegas.

    Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

  18. 18

    Black plastic "shade balls" float in the Los Angeles Reservoir to protect water quality in compliance with EPA rules during the historic drought in Southern California.

    Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

  19. 19

    A wind turbine on a field of crops in Hamburg, Germany.

    Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

  20. 20

    A boat passes beneath the Brooklyn Bridge in New York.

    Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

  21. 21

    The Spheres at MacArthur Park art project in Los Angeles. 

    Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

  22. 22

    The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (Labace) in São Paulo, Brazil.

    Photographer: Paulo Fridman/Bloomberg

  23. 23

    A boat moves along the shore of Lake Powell in Page, Ariz.

    Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

  24. 24

    The Supertree Grove vertical gardens, foreground, the Flower Dome, rear left, and Cloud Forest conservatories at the Gardens by the Bay botanical park in Singapore.

    Photographer: Darren Soh/Bloomberg

  25. 25

    An illegal gold mining camp in a cleared area of rainforest in the Amazonian National Reserve buffering zone of Tambopata in Puerto Maldonado, Peru.

    Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

  26. 26

    Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

    Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

  27. 27

    A ship moves through New York harbor.

    Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

  28. 28

    Dump trucks drive along haul roads inside the Fimiston Open Pit mine, known as the Super Pit, in Kalgoorlie, Australia.

    Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

  29. 29

    Arabian oryx antelope graze on desert scrubland on the outskirts of Dubai.

    Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

  30. 30

    Smoke rises from a forest fire in Ogan Komering Ilir, South Sumatra, Indonesia.

    Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg