The intricate detail and limited colors of that picture might lead you to believe its a painting or drawing of a forest. It certainly resembles Japanese ink work for example, maybe with a modernist touch. However, as Jassen Todorov can verify, its in fact something far more impressive. That picture is an aerial shot of the Mojave desert. Something Jassen specializes in.
I don’t know, exactly, how one learns about details like the above enchanted forest, or his award winning photo below. Do people flying by just point them out? Are storeis told of these massive canals? Either way, if amazing images of the world from above are in anyway interesting to you, check his work out here.