Sunday, 2 June 2013

Inside private jets

Year 2010. Brighton International Photography Festival organized by the British photographer Martin Parr, and instead of voting for the names of holders of popularity, decided to show the work of practitioners obscure or niche. Among the most left on the list is Nick Gleis photographing private jets that belong African dictators restyled and other heads of state.

So far, the work of private aviation photographer Nick Gleis went largely unnoticed, beyond the private photo albums of their very wealthy clients.

His expertise lies in photographing the most exclusive world class private jets and VIP aircraft.

Gleiser, describing the images as "extremely sensitive to security," private planes photographed by the Heads of State of African countries, including Cameroon and China. However, due to the private contractual nature of the image, will not be for exhibition aircraft for each client.

Brighton Photo Biennial 2010 will also feature works by internationally renowned photographers such as Robert Mapplethorpe and John Deakin. Gleis not an artist, and his work is rarely exhibited in art galleries - but according to their website, which was formed by photographer Ansel Adams influential.

When asked why he thought his work was selected for exhibition Gleis said he thought it was "because of the nature of unique and unusual design of the interior of the aircraft, and who owned the plane. "

Gleis jet also photographed many Hollywood celebrities, private royalties from around the world, and business aircraft, which can be equipped with conference tables.

In addition to his enthusiasm for the aircraft Gleis also had the opportunity to diversify into other ways of photographing luxury: "Due to the unique financial situation of most of my clients, who have other elements, such as large collections exotic car so I photographed that too. "

Image content is in contrast with the way the Commissioner of the festival has chosen to present the work in the program.

According to Martin Parr 2010 Brighton Photo Biennial, called the new documents, the first "Festival of the free part of the photograph in the world to reflect the state of the global economy, and the immediacy and vitality of contemporary photography ".

"During my travels around the world, looking for new photography from Japan, Africa, Asia and Latin America as well as Europe and North America," said Parr.