Photographer Jason Hawkes has been making fascinating aerial images since 1991. With a gyro-stabilized camera, he takes photos directly from the open door of a helicopter. Hawkes has covered subjects around the world, but specializes in aerial shots of the United Kingdom. Once more, he’s been kind enough to share some of his recent photos with us here.
London’s architectural icons, transported to the cliffs of Portugal.
[Image: Gus Petro]
In a park in downtown London, directors Matan Rochlitz and Ivo Gormley set out to ask the most intimate questions of unsuspecting joggers. With the idea that the unconventional interview location would drop the runners’ guards, the filmmakers were able to elicit candid, funny, and oftentimes moving responses.
In an interview with The Atlantic, Rochlitz talks about the impetus for the film, and how they captured the runners in motion.
"On January 30, 1969, London lunch-goers were treated to an unexpected Beatles concert. That remarkable event was made all the more memorable by this — it was the band’s last show together.”
The mayor says it’s $14.15 (or £8.80) per hour, but has no plans to introduce legislation to force employers to pay it.