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These David Thomas Smith Satellite Photographs Play with Perception

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Mar 21, 2013 • References: materialicious and thecopperhousegallery
Entitled "ANTHROPOCENE", these David Thomas Smith satellite photography stills capture kaleidoscopic areal views of various global landscapes. From dry deserts and rocky mountain tops to lush greenery and untouched forests, these dynamic i images play with perception.

The Dublin based artist is a graduate of the University of Wales, Newport where he obtained a degree in Documentary Photography. Known for always experimenting, David Thomas Smith creates visual masterpieces that test visual boundaries.

Smith's work is comprised from thousands of digital files that are created from aerial view satellite images. From explorations of the third dimension to themes affecting social and political issues, the artist captures complex and meaningful photographs that are conscious of important subjects while retaining their air of aesthetic richness.