Josef Hoflehner

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Josef Hoflehner (born 1955) is an Austrian photographer known for his dramatic black-and-white landscape and subtle color images.[1] He is also known for the "Jet Airliner" series,[2][3][4] which features mostly high-key photographs of low-flying passenger planes over a public beach on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten. He was voted Nature Photographer of the Year 2007,[5] and named as one of "Austria's 10 Best Contemporary Artists" in 2014.[6] His works are regularly exhibited in New York City, Los Angeles, Paris, London and other world cities.[7]

Photobooks[edit]

  • Jet Airliner: The Complete Works (2012)
  • ZNZ: Zanzibar (2011)
  • Unleashed 3 (2010)
  • Jet Airliner (2009)
  • China (2009)
  • Nine 9 (2008)
  • Li River (2008)
  • Big Island (2008)
  • Unleashed Two (2007)
  • Iceland (2006)
  • Yemen (2006)
  • Unleashed (2005)
  • Gegendum (2004)
  • Frozen History (2003)
  • Southern Ocean (2002)

Other published work[edit]

  • Photograph "Jet Airliner #07" published in The Wall Street Journal, "Photo-Op: In Plane Sight" (print and online edition, January 22, 2013)
  • Photograph "ZNZ #05" published in The Wall Street Journal, "Photo-Op: Dark Light" (print and online edition, August 20, 2011)
  • Photograph "Liquid Wall" featured in the Times (UK) Features section (8 December 2007).
  • Photographs for article "Antarctica's heritage under threat" in Geographical Vol. 76, Issue 8 (August 2004),

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Patience' for the perfect image". CNN.
  2. ^ http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2014/06/03/josef_and_jakob_hoflehner_photograph_low_flying_airplanes_at_maho_beach.html
  3. ^ "This Is What It Looks Like When Planes Land Right Over Your Head". Huffington Post. 14 June 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.weather.com/travel/scary-runway-forces-planes-land-close-beach-photos-20140618
  5. ^ "Professional Winner Page". Photoawards.com. Retrieved 2012-12-26.
  6. ^ http://theculturetrip.com/europe/austria/articles/austria-s-10-best-artists-and-where-to-find-them/
  7. ^ Solo-Exhibitions of Josef Hoflehner

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