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Aerial Photographs or Abstract Paintings? Andre Ermolaev Captures Stunning Icelandic Rivers from Above

Sunday 12.29.2013 , Posted by
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It’s hard to believe now, but at the beginning of the photographic era there was a heated debate about whether photographs should be considered ‘fine art’. Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev’s work would have settled that argument conclusively. His images capture the volcanic rivers of Iceland from far above, revealing nature created washes of color that could easily be found on an abstract painters canvas. [Read more...]

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Cameron Davidson Captures Our World from Above

Friday 05.17.2013 , Posted by

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Cameron Davidson is an aerial photographer who also shoots location portraits. Based in Washington D.C., Davidson has been enthralled with photography since he took his first pictures as a young boy. Inspired by his great-grandfather, he gained a healthy respect for nature, then learning from his mother, a helicopter reporter, he infused flight into his photography. Having found his calling he has been most recognized for his works photographing Chesapeake Bay and Haiti. [Read more...]

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Vibrant Tulips of Holland Shot From Above

Tuesday 02.05.2013 , Posted by

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With the help of pilot Claython Pender, photographer Normann Szkop was given one of the most remarkable views of Holland in the Spring. A beloved symbol of the Netherlands, the tulip fields attract many visitors in their blossoming season of April and May, but tourists can still see flowers all year round. The bulb flower business is booming in the Netherlands, exporting to hundreds of countries worldwide. Szkop captured the vibrancy of this season remarkably with this aerial view of Anna Paulowna, a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.. [Read more...]

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Photographing Beaches From Far, Far Above

Saturday 08.18.2012 , Posted by

Everyone loves the beach, right? The hot summers summon inland dwellers to the ocean, where one can soak in the cool sea waters, lather up with their favorite lotion and look at the beautiful and not so beautiful individuals that wear little or no clothing. [Read more...]

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From The Air, The Earth Looks Like A Painting

Friday 07.15.2011 , Posted by

Taking a different, unusual view of an object gives us the oportunity to see it all over for the first time. The aerial photographs of Stephan Zirwes do just that with a very large object: the earth. His images come alive with pattern and color, so much so that it’s almost difficult to recognize them as images of our own beautiful home. [Read more...]

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