Warsaw on Air by Maciej Margas who is 22 years old photographer. He flew 3000ft above Warsaw to take photos that cannot be taken before.
Maciej is 22 years old photographer based in Warsaw, Poland. He is student at the Warsaw school of Films and loves to take images from the top of high-rise building. Warsaw has a disastrous history as before 71 years it was burned to residues when the Warsaw Uprising in 1944. “A few months ago, I realized there weren’t any good quality photos of Warsaw shot from above the city center or taken by night. It suddenly became my dream to be the first one to do this. I did some research and found out it was an area strictly controlled by many institutions, and you needed a special two-engine helicopter to fly here.” He says.
After some time, he be able to to find a sponsor to afford 1 hour flight which was in excess of 2500 US$. At that time, a Polish fellow invited him to start a campaign there. There were 66 people who ready to help him. “I gained money for almost 3 hours of flying and the best photo equipment from Canon. I took two flights, one during the day and the second one right after the sunset. I was sitting on a deck of the plane with my legs on the skid, attached by special ropes.” He says. “We were flying over my beloved city even at the height of 3000ft and I took photographs no one has ever taken before. It was a lifetime experience! The photos suddenly got very popular in Polish media.” He says further.
Through his work, he let the people to see the beauty of Warsaw in an awesome way. “For me, the story of these photographs is also a story of making dreams come true, and the power of one single idea, which can affect so many people. I never believed it was really possible.” Maciej says.
I am sure you guys will like the beauty of Warsaw that will push you to admire. Here’s images;