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These Aerial Photos Make Salt Ponds Look Like Abstract Art #ArtTuesday

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Striking work from photographer David Burdney up on The Creators Project.

Burdeny, a Vancouver-based photographer, explores the luminous textures and painterly geometric patterns of salt-making ponds in Australia, South America, and the United States. Originally trained as an architect, the artist employs a downward view as his starting point for understanding the relationships between spaces and objects. “Beauty is of course subjective, but when something as pedestrian is scrapping salt off the ground is as fascinating to watch as a Japanese tea ceremony, I think it should be celebrated,” Burdeny tells The Creators Project. After his first images, he turned to aerial photography in order to capture the ephemeral beauty of of the evaporating salt water’s color.

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