This Photographer Risks His Life Snapping Stunning Images of Iconic Cities

LA NY, Los Angeles: Park La Brea
'LA NY', Los Angeles: Park La Brea |  © 2017 Jeffrey Milstein

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American photographer and architect, Jeffrey Milstein, takes getting the perfect photograph to the absolute next level. He will literally lean out of a helicopter to make it happen!

In his new book, LA NY, Jeff defies gravity to give his viewers never-before-seen insight into the topography of two of America’s most famous cities: New York and Los Angeles.

LA NY, New York: Empire State Building

Using a stabilising gyro to mount his camera, he does circles above the cities in small planes and helicopters, looking for shapes and patterns from above and taking photographs of everything from marinas, to landmark buildings and housing projects.

LA NY, Los Angeles: The Beach
LA NY Los Angeles: Long Beach Shoreline Marina, Long Beach

Born in LA, Milstein relocated to NYC after university and has had a passion for airplanes since childhood, which is where his unique and daring photographic process stems from.

LA NY, New York: American Museum of Natural History

The new book is a stunning visual journey through two of the best cities on the planet, all from an angle we rarely get to properly see.

LA NY, Los Angeles: Park La Brea
LA NY, Los Angeles: Container Ship, Port of Long Beach
landscape with balloons floating in the air


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