Thursday, January 31, 2008

Houses With A View

Aerial Photography of houses with a view by Yann Arthus.

Buron on the board of the Aubrac, France. France. Small island on the Baltic, Porkkala, Finland (60°00' N – 24°20' E). Laurentides, Province of Quebec, Canada (48°00’ N – 71°00’ W). Dokdo Islands ( Liancourt rock ), South Korea (37°14' N – 131°52' E). Chapel on an islet off the coast of Kos, Dodecanese, Greece (36°50'N -27°10'E ). Islet near Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar Archipelago, Iceland (N 63°26'- W 20°17'). Rice field north of Pokhara, Nepal (28°14' N, 83°59' E). Canton Traku - Cottage on the shores of Lake Galve, Lituanie. Detached house on a lake near Bulat Pestivien - Cotes d'Armor, France. Lighthouse Tevennec-island of Sein 29162 - Finistere, France. Pingvellir Fault east of Reykjavik, Iceland (64°18' N, 21°08' W). Yann Arthus-Bertrand (born March 13, 1946) is a renowned and internationally-recognised French photographer. He originally specialised in animal photography, but later turned to aerial photography of subjects in many locations across the world. He has produced over 60 books of his landscape photographs taken from helicopters and balloons. Yann Arthus-Bertrand's work has often been published in the National Geographic magazine.

His works have both political and aesthetic connotations, and have been exhibited in public spaces all over the world.

In 1991, he founded the Altitude Agency in Paris, a photographic library that specializes in aerial photography. It is the only one of its kind.

In 2000, Arthus-Bertrand created an exhibition with a collection of 100,000 photographs taken in 76 countries which make up his Earth from the Air exhibit. Some of these have been published in his book 365 days: Earth from the Air and exhibited in London, Singapore, Poland, The Netherlands, Finland and elsewhere.

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Anonymous said...

Now, as a Japanese person I will have to comment that Takeshima (Liancourt rock) is a Japanese soil, not South Korea.

-- Nothing to see here. Please move along.

Flavia Watch said...

dumb. these are the best pics ever.

great job.