|Colorado River Delta #2 shows water from the ocean trying to reach the river|
The documentary received raved reviews, and thrust Burtynsky's name out into the global limelight. I'd never heard of him myself until that I watched that film and am glad it introduced me to his images that are terrifying and beautiful at the same time.
|Xiaolangdi Dam #1, spewing out water from the Yellow River|
|Xiluodu Dam #1 that is six times larger than the Hoover|
|Pivot Irrigation #11, in High Plains, Texas Panhandle|
To get the scale, the filmmakers used helicopters, cessnas, and more importantly remote helicopters, basically drones to photograph and film many sequences and the effects add not only to the poetic nature of the film, but also make us realize how small we are.
|Rice Terraces #2 in Western Yunnan province|
Until June 21, 2014
Sundaram Tagore Gallery