Georg Gerster on the journey for Paradise Lost

The aerial photographer discusses his beautiful aerial photographs and why Google Earth is no match for him
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Georg Gerster, a pioneer of aerial photography, spoke to Phaidon.com at an exclusive exhibition and sale of his aerial photographs at Phillips de Pury and Company. Gerster discusses how he was able to take such beautiful aerial photographs of Iran (between 1976 and 1978), which are featured in the book: Paradise Lost: Persia from Above, and why Google Earth is no match for him.


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