Ukrainian photographer Alexander Ladanivskyy travels the world seeking spectacular photos together with idyllic scenes of Icelandic waterfalls, historic mountain cities in Jordan, and the collision of historical past and modernity in Nepal. Final April, he teamed up with the Ministry of Tourism in Egypt to shoot some of the photographed landmarks on Earth: the Nice Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. Not glad with recreating views discovered on postcards and Instagram feeds, Ladanivskyy as an alternative used a drone to shoot the 4,600-year-old construction squarely from above at totally different altitudes.
The sequence presents an uncanny view of Giza and manages to flatten the 450-foot constructing into an summary assortment that seems extra like a cobblestone courtyard than a 92-million-cubic-foot stack of boulders. Every photograph zeroes in on the pyramid’s tip, or pyramidion, which was as soon as topped by an immense capstone that some speculate might have been gilded with gold. The world is now coated with centuries of graffiti, names etched in stone earlier than the pyramid was extra intently guarded. You possibly can discover extra of Ladanivskyy’s wide-ranging journey images on Instagram. (thnx, Anastasia!)
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