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Skyline: Israel From Above

Tal, Duby; Haramati, Moni

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ISBN 10: 9650505342 / ISBN 13: 9789650505349
Published by U.S.A.: Ministry of Defence Publishing House, 1997
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Ministry of Defence Publishing House, 1990. 11th printing, 1995. Folio. 208 pages. 208 color plates. Grey boards, title in gilt. Slightly bumped lower corner of front cover, o/w a fine copy in fine, unclipped dw. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14515024848

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Title: Skyline: Israel From Above

Publisher: U.S.A.: Ministry of Defence Publishing House

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 5th or later Edition.

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All the pictures in this book are aerial photographs aimed at presenting a graphic, structural and abstract perspective of Israel, making use of the special light which illuminates the country at different times of day and in different seasons.

The unique angle from which the photographs have been taken lends a different appearance to objects that we have thus far known only in a routine way.

Most of the photographs were taken from a Robinson helicopter and the remainder from light aircraft where the door was removed for the convenience of the photographers.

The helicopter afforded greater maneuverability at low speeds and allowed the photographers to get closer to the scenes photographed.

In order to take photographs from the desired angle and with the correct illumination and timing, three preconditions had to be met: painstaking planning, optimum weather conditions, and good teamwork.

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The Prime Minister of Israel has chosen "Skyline: Israel From Above" as an official gift from the State of Israel to world leaders and visiting dignitaries. This book is one of a series featuring breathtaking Israeli skylines from an aerial perspective.

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