Satellite images, aerial photography photos and cartographic views all show the entire Earth or sections of our world from the air. Combine photography and the ability to go up into the atmosphere, and you get what artists call the “bird’s eye view.” The science of creating aerial views was perfected because of their usefulness for fields such as archaeology, cartography, environmental studies and film production. The camera can be attached to a balloon or kite, an aircraft or even a drone and pointed straight down or sideways.
What makes aerial photography prints so fascinating? The details of what is down on the ground merge and become blocks of colour or value that viewers can enjoy on multiple levels. The familiar places we know from the ground level dissolve and re-focus as patterns in aerial views. Close up, they invite us to play a game of spot the feature.
See the Great Barrier Reef as glowing gradations of blue, while sections of the Sahara Desert become studies in ochre and coppery green worthy of Gauguin. The night images that satellites generate, for example, “The World at Night”, turn our world into a starry sky more beautiful than any constellation. And daytime full aerial views show our Earth in all its fragile, wondrous beauty.
At Posterlounge, the aerial photography collection features subjects as diverse as rice paddy fields of colour and the jumbled favelas of Rio. Aerial views add the colour of exotic places to your walls. These prints create perfect accents in interiors with contemporary furnishings and light-coloured walls.
Once you have picked out the image that goes with your decorating scheme, you can decide on the size and material. Of course you can order your aerial view as a print on high-quality paper. This option comes with the opportunity to create an individual look with a frame.
Dibond is a lightweight, rigid aluminium composite material with a thin profile. It is the ideal mounting material for aerial photographs featuring detail and colours. Acrylic glass is also a good choice for mounting these photos. The colours in your new photo will have a deep, brilliant look on this modern, lightweight material.