Jeffrey Milstein: LA NY: Aerial Photographs of Los Angeles And New York

"I love these works not so much for their technical virtuosity, but for the resultant revelation of content. It is this aspect of Jeff's work that leaves me breathless at the scope of his ambition and execution. This is Jeff's love affair with what IS. Th

I’ve always been a fan of Jeffrey Milstein’s photographs. His series, Aircraft, looked at the underbellys of planes while landing, but today we feature a personal project with a different perspective. His series, LANY: Aerial Photographs of Los Angeles and New York, is in some ways a love letter to the aerial perspective of the places he has great fondness for. As a child he was obsessive about all things airport and airplanes and by the age of 17 he passed his pilot’s exam. LANY: Aerial Photographs of Los Angeles and New York is being celebrated with a new book, published by Thames & Hudson and a new exhibition opening at the Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles, running from October 28 – December 23, 2017.

Looking Down at the Decks of Massive Cruise Ships

From water level, cruise ships can look like confounding, imposing towers—but in Jeffrey Milstein’s series of aerial photographs, “Cruise Ships,” the...

From water level, cruise ships can look like confounding, imposing towers—but in Jeffrey Milstein’s series of aerial photographs, “Cruise Ships,” the amazing designs of the floating behemoths seem clear and even beautiful. “Most of them have pools. They almost all have a putting green, a running track, a basketball court. The whole top deck becomes this kind of floating amusement park three football fields long. It's an amazing construction,” he said.