List/Grid Tag Archives: Aerial

Monumental 11-Acre Portrait by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada

Cuban-American contemporary artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada is known for his enormous portrait art. His latest project WISH – a part of the Belfast Festival in Northern Ireland –  took four weeks of work and can be seen either as aerial view from top points of Belfast or people can also walk around the installation itself. The artwork is situated on 11 acres of land and was finished with the help of volunteers placing about 8 million pounds of soil, sand, and rock throughout the area. “Working at very large scales becomes a personal challenge but it also allows me to bring attention to important social issues, the… Read more »

Aerial and Fashion Photography by Joseph Ford

English photographer Joseph Ford in collaboration with  Almut Vogel from Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin created incredible series of photos combining aerial photography and fashion. Composite images are created out of the aerial landscapes, taken in Morocco, Sicily, Sardinia and Mauritius continued with shots of clothes by Missoni, Boss, Kenzo, APC, Herno, Woolrich, Swatch and others. Blending textures and perspectives of two totally different entities Ford created his own unique presentation of aerial and fashion photography.

Picture of the Day: Jordan’s Syrian Refugee City, the World’s Largest of its Kind!

This is an aerial view of the Zaatari refugee camp which roughly holds 115,000 Syrian refugees near the Jordanian city of Mafraq, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the Jordan-Syria border. The picture was taken by Mandel Ngan on Thursday, July 18, 2013 during a visit of John Kerry, US Secretary of State. According to U.N. official Zaatari is not just a refugee camp, but more like a small city with various facilities such as 3,000 shops, plenty of restaurants, food vendors, taxi services, schools, sport fields and hospitals spread around its 12 districts with  its own “Champs Elysees” as the main street. During his… Read more »

Aerial Tilt-Shifts of New York City by Tim Sklyarov

This incredible set of tilt-shift aerial images of New York City, snapped by the city’s-based graphic designer and photographer Tim Sklyarov , gives us a real sense of just how many tall buildings are housed on the mighty Manhattan island, and the size of footprint Central Park occupies on it. Head over to his personal website to see the entire gallery. If you’re interested in a 24×36 canvas print of the image above, head over to Tim’s online store at 500px. You can also follow the graphic designer’s work on Flickr. SEE AlSO: New York City Skyline Welcomes the Highest Building in the Western Hemisphere [Images copyright Tim Sklyarov]

The Story Behind the Blacked-Out Photo of Lower Manhattan, New York

The latest cover of New York Magazine (November 2012 issue) features an incredible aerial photograph of a blacked-out New York City. The cover image conveys the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy as it left much of downtown Manhattan powerless. In fact, New York Magazine’s own offices (located at Varick and Canal street) were left flooded and powerless (including their backup servers in New Jersey) and they only managed to get the latest issue out by setting up an improvised newsroom (with 32 editors, photo editors, designers, and production specialists squeezed around a conference-room table). All of this happened 72 hours before going… Read more »

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