City pictures could be good on the road stage, however what about catching the larger image? Vincent Laforet does simply that together with his helicopter-borne pictures undertaking “AIR.”
His newest catch? Las Vegas! Vincent took to the skies on a darkish Vegas evening and took footage of each the (in)well-known Strip, and the encompassing areas. Town is fascinating – a vivid, neat grid of lights in a pitch-black desert.
“Clearly these photographs wouldn’t have been attainable two years in the past. This is because of the truth that cameras weren’t delicate sufficient to low gentle as they’re in the present day, and the truth that LED lights weren’t as prevalent in cities as they’re in the present day. In some ways that is the right photographic storm. There’s a real sense of discovery once you make these photographs. You realize they seemingly have by no means been shot earlier than“ he writes on the undertaking web site. “I’ll by no means be an astronaut – however that is the closest to house that I’ll seemingly ever get.“
The pictures appear to be they belong within the Matrix, Tron or, as Laforet himself places it, Blade Runner. It jogs my memory of the neon mannequin of NY used as pc grid view in “Escape from New York“
Talking of New York, Laforet has finished related work within the Massive Apple.