In this short behind the scenes video, photographer Philip Lee Harvey takes to the sky, as well as the earth, for shooting images of Angel Falls in Venezuela. This expedition hits home with Philip, as he looks to follow the same path that an aviator named Jimmie Angel took when he became the first american to discover the area in 1933. With this backstory towing the line, Philip's shoot becomes that much more interesting of an adventure.
This looks like beautiful country, and since it's so remote and requires a lot of arrangements to get there, it seems to remain quite unspoiled. Thankfully artists like Philip have the passion to enter these areas and bring back beautiful imagery and stories. In this video you can see the planning all comes together when early morning light, combined with a helicopter vantage point and a turn of a polarizer results in some fantastic images.
To see more of Philip's work, head over to his portfolio website.
All images © Philip Lee Harvey.