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Arthus-Bertrand, Yann (1946)

Shortly an actor in the 1960s, it is when he settles in Kenya to study lions that Yann Arthus-Bertrand decides to use his camera to document his observations and thus utilize image to tell his stories. In 1991, he founds the first aerial photography agency and soon attracts the attention of the public with his majestic series exploring the impact of man on nature - ‘Every time I fly with my cameras, I know I’m going to do something beautiful, and because I want it that way. The beauty of Earth calls me and I come’. By doing so, the French photographer has turned into a fervent eco activist, eager to diagnose the state of our planet and awake our consciences. Yann Arthus-Bertrand once declared that ‘one must be a jerk not to be an environmentalist’, or at least blind…
 

Tags / Yann Arthus-Betrand - French Photographer - Environment - Aerial - Landscape and Travel - 2000s
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Village in the swamps of the White Nile near Bor, Jonglei, South Sudan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Village in the swamps of the White Nile near Bor, Jonglei, South Sudan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Hattushash, the ruins of the Hittite city, Anatolia, Turkey
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Hattushash, the ruins of the Hittite city, Anatolia, Turkey
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Süleymaniye Camii Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Süleymaniye Camii Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Al Mukalla, Hadramaut, Yemen
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Al Mukalla, Hadramaut, Yemen
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Scarlet ibis in flight near Pedernales, Amacuro Delta, Venezuela
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Scarlet ibis in flight near Pedernales, Amacuro Delta, Venezuela
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Sand bank of the río Caroni, Bolívar state, Venezuela
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Sand bank of the río Caroni, Bolívar state, Venezuela
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Yankee Stadium, New York City, United States
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Yankee Stadium, New York City, United States
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Big Indian, Navajo Reserve, Arizona, United States
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Big Indian, Navajo Reserve, Arizona, United States
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Market, south of Bangkok, Thailand
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Market, south of Bangkok, Thailand
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Shrimp farm, Phang Nga bay, Thailand
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Shrimp farm, Phang Nga bay, Thailand
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Satellite dishes on the roofs of Aleppo, Syria
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Satellite dishes on the roofs of Aleppo, Syria
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Flamingos, Al-Jabbu salt lake near Aleppo, Syria
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Flamingos, Al-Jabbu salt lake near Aleppo, Syria
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Rhine Falls, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, canton of Schaffhouse, Switzerland
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Rhine Falls, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, canton of Schaffhouse, Switzerland
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Fishermen on frozen Baïkal Lake, Siberia, Russia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Fishermen on frozen Baïkal Lake, Siberia, Russia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Drawing of a hummingbird in Nazca, Peru
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Drawing of a hummingbird in Nazca, Peru
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Inca city of Machu Picchu, Cuzco region, Peru
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Inca city of Machu Picchu, Cuzco region, Peru
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Yak caravan near Skardu, Indus Valley, Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Yak caravan near Skardu, Indus Valley, Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Folgefonna glacier on the high plateaus of SØrfjorden, Norway
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Folgefonna glacier on the high plateaus of SØrfjorden, Norway
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Tree plantation near Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Tree plantation near Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Mont Everest, Himalaya, Nepal
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Mont Everest, Himalaya, Nepal
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Rice fields north of Pokhara, Nepal
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Rice fields north of Pokhara, Nepal
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The stupa of Boudhanath, Buddhist Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The stupa of Boudhanath, Buddhist Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Ridges of the Gurvan Saikhan National Park, Ömnögovi Province, Mongolia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Ridges of the Gurvan Saikhan National Park, Ömnögovi Province, Mongolia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The city of Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The city of Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Market near the neighborhood of Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Market near the neighborhood of Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Excavators storage area in Yokohama harbour, Kanagawa, Honshu, Japan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Excavators storage area in Yokohama harbour, Kanagawa, Honshu, Japan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Firefighters in a stadium, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Honshu, Japan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Firefighters in a stadium, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Honshu, Japan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Mount Fuji, Honshu, Japan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Mount Fuji, Honshu, Japan
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Dun Eochla fort on Inishmore Island, County Galway, Ireland
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Dun Eochla fort on Inishmore Island, County Galway, Ireland
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Cotton fabrics drying in the sun, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Cotton fabrics drying in the sun, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, River near Maelifellssandur, Myrdalsjökull region, Iceland
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, River near Maelifellssandur, Myrdalsjökull region, Iceland
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Heart of Voh, New Caledonia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The Heart of Voh, New Caledonia
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Eruption of Piton de la Fournaise, Réunion Island, France
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Eruption of Piton de la Fournaise, Réunion Island, France
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The gorges of the Bras de Caverne, Island of Réunion
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, The gorges of the Bras de Caverne, Island of Réunion
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