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Let's take a trip around the world. Got no cash? Strapped for time? No worries. Switzerland-based Corinne Vionnet is our guide to the world's most famous landmarks, monuments millions have visited before. Look closely and you'll see dim shadows, vague silhouettes that aimlessly wander around. Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China Taj Mahal, India Mecca, Saudi Arabia La Alhambra, Granada Kinderdijk, Holland Stonehenge, England Pyramids of Giza, Egypt Acropolis of Athens, Greece Chichen Itza, Mexico Mount Fuji, Japan World Trade Center, New York Horseshoe Falls, Canada Coliseum in Rome, Italy Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany Eiffel Tower in Paris, France Louvre Pyramid in Paris, France Himeji Castle, Japan "This work is intrinsically linked to the people who took these pictures," Vionnet says. Corinne Vionnet's website. Spectacular Shots from the Sky (20 photos) While studying architecture at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, Alex MacLean took a course on community planning that would ultimately change the course of his destiny.
As part of the program, he became exposed to aerial photography and a few years after he graduated, he obtained his commercial pilot license. Shooting through an airplane window, MacLean found mesmerizing patterns, bringing to light order and chaos in ways we could only imagine. More than anything, MacLean's photos record change that's not just brought on by nature but, more interestingly, by human intervention. Houses, airplanes and people appear miniature in size and parking lots feel cold and empty or uncomfortably cramped.
Besides being a photographer and pilot, MacLean is the co-author of several books including Over: The American Landscape At The Tipping Point, a visually stunning catalog of the extraordinary patterns and profound physical consequences brought about by humans and nature. Photos. 25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World. Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile – Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND For me, the allure of aerial photography is the unique perspective it gives.
The world feels so different when viewed from above. It always gives me a newfound appreciation for this pale blue dot we call home. In my opinion, there is no better aerial photographer than Yann Arthus Bertrand. His volume of work is incomparable, and he has an incredible eye for the interesting and provocative. 2. Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND 3. 4. 5. Born in Paris, France on March 13, 1946, Yann Arthus-Bertrand is a world-renowned photographer specializing in aerial photography. Upon his return to France, he published in 1981 his first book Lions, first release of a series of 80 books. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND continued… In the 90s, under the patronage of UNESCO, Yann embarked upon his most ambitious project: creating an image bank of the Earth seen from above. 11. 12.