From Above

The Story of Aerial Photography



ISBN: 9781786275219 Category:

Gemma Padley


Since the birth of photography, photographers have been taking images of the earth from the air – with spectacular visual results. Celebrating over 150 years of these incredible images, this book tells the fascinating story of how these pictures were created and the photographers that have propelled image-taking to bold new heights.

Taking advantage of the amazing sense of perspective that aerial photography offers, this incredible collection of images also offers a unique overview of the events, challenges, and changes of the past 150 years of human history.

Additional information

Weight 2022 g
Dimensions 27.1 x 30.7 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 21 October 2019
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Contributors Photographs by Eamonn McCabe
Dimensions 27.1 x 30.7 cm
Weight 2022 g

Eamonn McCabe is an award-winning photographer, picture editor and TV presenter. In a career spanning many forms of photography, McCabe has won Sports Photographer of the Year four times and Picture Editor of the Year a record six times.

Gemma Padley is a writer and editor on photography. Her writing has been published by The Telegraph, Foam, Photomonitor, LensCulture, AnOther, Elephant, British Journal of Photography and 1000 Words magazine.