I began shooting aerial views around twenty years ago, when I got my helicopter pilot’s license. For me, the act of making aerial photography represented the combination of two dreams, because, in addition to always having wanted to fly, I dreamed of being a photographer. At first, I was taking aerial shots more so for commercial work, but I always took advantage of the flights I was sent on and took some photos for myself. Then I started to take helicopter flights solely to photograph that which interested me.
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