Register | Login


After capturing jaw-dropping images of New York City from a helicopter, Vincent Laforet has turned his camera towards the city of sin - Las Vegas. To capture these unprecedented crystal clear pictures, Laforet used a Canon 1DX and a Phase One Credo 50 MP body, each set to 6400 ISO. But this time Vincent convinced his pilot to take him to a still further height – 8,799 feet. Nobody had photographed Las Vegas at night from this high altitude before.

“The most remarkable thing about Vegas isn't the strip itself to me. It's the pattern of perfectly rectilinear streets given the modern and basic layout of the city. I've never seen anything like it from the air,” the photographer told Storehouse.

“It absolutely looks like a computer motherboard or a memory chip from the air. You can almost see the electricity running through it. And then there is the central "Strip" of buildings and hotels - it actually looks like a Monopoly board game of sorts with hotels and little "Eiffel Towers" fit to scale... “

las-vegas-vincent-lafore-13

Read more »
© Amusing Planet, 2015.


Loading...

Sanjana Latest Hot Photo Shoot
Sanjana Latest Hot Photo Shoot
Buildings Under Construction Wrapped in Colorful Fabric
Buildings Under Construction Wrapped in Colorful Fabric
Miniature Industrial Landscapes Created From Cloth Fibers
Miniature Industrial Landscapes Created From Cloth Fibers
The Backyard Trains of Hanoi
The Backyard Trains of Hanoi
A Missile Park at White Sands Missile Range Museum
A Missile Park at White Sands Missile Range Museum
The Terraced Cemetery of Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
The Terraced Cemetery of Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France
Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France
Banksys Street Art Recreated in LEGO
Banksys Street Art Recreated in LEGO