Bogota from the Air

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Villegas Editores S.A., Jan 1, 2003 - Bogotá (Colombia) - 200 pages
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Following the success aerial photographic portraits of major cities of Europe, here is Bogota From the Air. The sabana de Bogota has been described by travelers as one of earth's most beautiful landscapes. Braced by the cerros, Bogota's ridges of green, the city is a vibrant commercial Latin American city of seven million people.

These 200 photographs were taken from as close as 1500 feet above Bogota squares, parks and city buildings, reveal dazzling manmade and natural patterns. Seen from this vantage point, the city seems to show a new aspect. Bogota from the Air displays large and small patterns of beauty in its structures and geography that cannot be fully appreciated from any other viewpoint.

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Benjamin Villegas is an architect and graphic designer. Ever since he was a student, in the early 1960s, he started publishing books and magazines, either out of his own initiative or assigned by several newspapers. In 1972, he started his own company, Benjamin Villegas & Asociados. Since 1973, he started publishing illustrated, great format and high printing quality books, while he continued his work in the fields of graphic design, television and motion pictures. In 1985, he founded Villegas Editores, consolidated his specialized team and devoted himself to illustrated publications, especially about Colombia, with the support of renowned writers and photographers. He is currently developing publishing projects in various European and Latin American countries. Through his website, villegaseditores.com, he wants to achieve the world wide availability of the company's publications, to get the sponsorship necessary to print most of his sold out editions and to continue his publishing labor in Latin America, which is an important prerogative of the company's regional mission statement.

Jeremy Horner's photographs have appeared in many magazines, including National Geographic, Geo, Time, and Newsweek.

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