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Niagara Falls from the above

Canada and US Niagara FallsNiagara River flows north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. It forms part of the border between the Province of Ontario in Canada (on the west) and New York State in the United States. The Goat Island divides the river to two spectacular waterfalls – American Falls and Canadian (horseshoe). They are both beautiful at any time of the year.

 

31 responses

  1. Fantastic images, so beautiful!

    September 11, 2014 at 2:39 pm

  2. WONderful – and informative. How did you get that first shot?? My husband has a drone camera. He’s not been able to put it down. =)

    August 28, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    • Thank you. It is a view from Canadian side from Skylon Tower. I stitched two pictures to make the panorama.

      August 29, 2014 at 9:17 am

  3. Hi Alexander! Wow, amazing pictures of the Niagara falls.I was there four year ago, but didn’t get the chance to see it from above. I just saw one side (the american one). But seeing it like this is very impressive! Thank you for sharing!

    August 22, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    • This view from Canadian side! From that side you can see all the panorama of Niagara Falls. Thank you, Hanne, for stopping by and following my blog.

      August 22, 2014 at 2:51 pm

  4. Gorgeous-just watched the MM in Niagara-so timely!!

    July 29, 2014 at 3:38 pm

  5. Niagara Falls is one of my top most wanted travel destination. To see its granduer, to hear its thunder, to be at awe at its beauty … it’d be a trip of a lifetime for me. Thanks for showing us the spectacles, Lau. These pictures taken from above?

    July 9, 2014 at 11:08 pm

    • Thank you, Rommel. Yes these pictures were made from the Skylon Tower on Canadian side of Falls.

      July 10, 2014 at 7:12 am

  6. That is so awesome, thanks.

    July 9, 2014 at 3:20 pm

  7. I have not been but hope to one day. I can imagine the roar of the water being deafening. Great shot from the tower. Gives a very nice overview 🙂

    July 7, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    • Thank you! You are the traveler and I am pretty sure you’ll come to this place some day!

      July 7, 2014 at 12:34 pm

  8. Some day I would like to visit the Niagara Falls. They are so magnificent and so powerful. Thank you for sharing your wonderful photos.

    July 7, 2014 at 5:20 am

    • As I remember from one of your post your sister lives in Detroit. It is not over the corner but not too far away from Niagara Falls. I hope one day you’ll come and see it. This phenomenon is worth to see.

      July 7, 2014 at 10:21 am

  9. niki

    These pictures are fantastic ! Hope to visit one day 🙂

    July 4, 2014 at 8:31 am

    • Thank you. I am sure you’ll come and watch that magic power an beauty! All the best!

      July 4, 2014 at 8:34 am

  10. We had the funniest experience here at the falls…right when we were under the falls, we put our video camera under our☺ capes so it wouldn’t get wet.I said to my husband, I sure wish we could record this without ruining our camera. What we didn’t know, I left the record button on, so when we got home we heard us talking under the falls.

    July 2, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    • Sometime it happen. I had in my life the same experience few times. You have to watch your mouse do not to be in confusing situation.
      By the way, there is no Little Man on the last pictures. It looks you’ve been there only with Tarzan. It is absolutely necessary once for awhile. We do the same with my wife.

      July 2, 2014 at 5:26 pm

  11. I have never been to Niagara Falls, but I have certainly heard a lot about it.
    Don’t know if I’ll ever get there!
    Your first photo from above is a great shot of the entire area. Thanks for posting!

    July 2, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    • Thank you, Mary. It is nice place to see. Never say no. May be some day it’s happen.

      July 2, 2014 at 1:10 pm

  12. Imagine my surprise when I came to your site today. I live not far from these falls, Alexander! I have been there many times BUT I have yet to see the views you presented here. You must have gone up in the helicopter! How cool. I just bought rain sleeves for my camera because one of the places I plan on going this summer is to these falls. Great photos!!!! Thank you! Love, Amy

    July 2, 2014 at 9:38 am

    • Amy, you do not need for that helicopter. Just go to the Skylon (tower on Canadian side) with revolving restaurant for the lunch or dinner. If not, just get to the observation level and you are ready to watch and make the pictures of one of the most beautiful attraction ever. For sure from helicopter you can make better pictures. But it is more expensive though. Anyway, it is good plan to visit one more time this place.

      July 2, 2014 at 9:51 am

      • Thank you!!! I will do just that! And I will get close-ups as well. Niagara Falls is breathtaking and SO powerful! I LOVE going there! It can be such a hassle to get into Canada these days, so for the past few years, I have not gone. I have to get a special license (driver) in order to get into Canada. And then I am not sure how they will react at the border with all my camera equipment. I think I will start on the American side and go from there! 🙂 xx Amy

        July 2, 2014 at 10:03 am

      • Honestly, I’ve never had problem at the border with my photo equipment, unless you have huge amount or something special. It seems to me it is better to check out in the internet the rules on that subject. I think it should not be the problem. Looking forward to see your Niagara Falls pictures!

        July 2, 2014 at 10:11 am

      • Thanks, Alexander. Now with that reassurance I will do as I planned on doing!!! (((HUGS))) Amy

        July 2, 2014 at 10:31 am

  13. What a spectacular and beautiful post, Alexander. Thanks for sharing ❤

    July 2, 2014 at 7:33 am

  14. Magnificent!

    July 2, 2014 at 2:54 am

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