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Striking aerial photos show human impact on the natural world Updated 27th July Striking aerial photos show human impact on the natural world Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Voice Memo is a series of phone conversations between CNN Style journalists and image-makers around the world.
Click here for more. Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors created by algae and other microorganisms in the shallow seawater.
Shot in Spain and southern France, these images were taken by aerial photographer Tom Hegen, who uses drones, hot air balloons, helicopters and planes to document the impact of human activity on the natural world.
Courtesy Tom Hegen "I use abstraction and aestheticization to get the viewer's attention," the German photographer said in a phone interview. Hunting for locations using Google Earth, and ensuring that weather conditions are suitable for flying, Hegen depicts aerial photography as an art grounded in painstaking preparation.
Courtesy Tom Hegen What began as a master's degree thesis called "Habitat" is now set to become a book of the same name.
Inspired by a Munich exhibition exploring the "Anthropocene" -- a proposed term for a new geological age created by humans -- Hegen said that he wants people to rethink how everyday materials are produced.
Finding art on the edge of the DMZ "Scientists now say that we live in a new human era," he said, "because we've had such a huge impact on our planet by changing its geological, biological and atmospheric processes.
For example, the photos in my collection 'The Quarry Series' are just next to the road where we live, but no one really cares about where their materials come from. Or with 'The Salt Series' -- no one really asks where their salt comes from.
While flying the devices, he watches through a monitor at ground level, adjusting the drone to create his geometric compositions. Spectacular panoramas capture Hong Kong's disappearing architecture "I don't really focus just on the technical side of what's being produced," he said.
Drones are so much fun to fly and I appreciate them a lot, but for me it's just about the outcome. Courtesy Tom Hegen His pictures are often taken just after sunrise, or just before sunset, the so-called "golden hours" of photography. By pointing the camera directly down at the Earth, the images appear completely flat, giving them a surreal aesthetic quality.
More importantly, Hegen said, the aerial shots reveal the enormity of the facilities, farms and landscapes being profiled.Human Impacts - The Desert Biomes. Human Activities Many types of human activites affect the desert biome Like off roading, when we run our vehicles over the desert soil and carve the tracks into the soil that will scar the land for many years.
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