Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
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.

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

Non-GMO corn is harvested in Malden, Ill.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

Oil storage tanks in Cushing, Okla.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

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

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

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

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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

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

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Strip in Las Vegas.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

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

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

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

A boat passes beneath the Brooklyn Bridge in New York.

Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

The Spheres at MacArthur Park art project in Los Angeles. 

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: Paulo Fridman/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

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

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

Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

A ship moves through New York harbor.

Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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

Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg