Robert Haas, a former lawyer, investment banker, and the chairman of the board of Haas Wheat & Partner, quit his job a few years ago to become a photographer – and it’s lucky for us he did.
Flying over Yucatan, Mexico in a helicopter, Haas recently captured the amazing photograph below for National Geographic.
Haas told The Star that he calls the photo the “Holy Grail” of photographs: “the ability to capture an image that no one else has ever captured before and is very unlikely to be captured again.”
It’s really, really cool. And yes, it’s real.
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