Peter Hebeisen Captures Tranquil Landscapes Once Ravaged

 - Oct 27, 2011
References: peterhebeisen & mymodernmet
Swiss photographer Peter Hebeisen has shot a beautiful series of images that show landscapes that were once rife with battles, now tranquil with peace. Although it could be easy to dismiss this poignant photo series as one man's love for history, it is much more than that. Peter Hebeisen's inspiration came from "the idea of coming to terms with the past," as My Modern Met puts it.

Having traveled throughout Europe, visiting the sites of these historical and infamous battlefields, Peter Hebeisen has seen firsthand how the land forgets and forgives. Humankind should be in reverence of this fact. Instead, these horrors still happen, again and again. Hopefully more artists like Peter Hebeisen can bring to light the beauty of peace in such a breathtaking way.