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Pictures by # the Stormpilot

Santiago Borja



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teNeues Media GmbH & Co. KG
01 September 2018
Breathtaking photographs of thunder, lightning, storms, and other natural phenomena, captured by pilot Santiago Borja from his Boeing 767-300 cockpit. As a passenger jet pilot, Santiago Borja flies around the globe every day, often coming up against wild storms and various types of turbulence. In case of such encounters, Borja the Stormpilot always keeps his camera in the cockpit, capturing breathtaking images of the very centre of the storm - swirling clouds, up-close lightning bolts, a surreal ghostly glow, and somewhere thousands of miles below, the flickering of civilization in the rain. Santiago's captivating aerial storm photographs, featured in a number of prestigious galleries, are brought together for the first time in this book, accompanied by lively and informative texts about the dramatic weather phenomena his photos reveal. For anyone captivated by life above the clouds and the violent beauty of nature, Borja's images offer awesome insights into a tempestuous world. AUTHOR: Santiago Borja is a passenger jet pilot, based in Quito, Ecuador. His Storm Portraits from the cockpit have won numerous awards and hang in a number of prestigious galleries worldwide. SELLING POINTS:

Phenomenal Storm Portraits shot from a Boeing 767-300 cockpit Awe-inspiring, up-close shots of thunderstorms and lightning Accompanied by lively and informative texts on dramatic weather phenomena 90 colour photographs
By:   Santiago Borja
Imprint:   teNeues Media GmbH & Co. KG
Country of Publication:   Germany
Dimensions:   Height: 287mm,  Width: 223mm, 
ISBN:   9783961711086
ISBN 10:   3961711089
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   01 September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Santiago Borja, born in Quito, Ecuador, works as a pilot for an international airline. Since 2012, he has been first officer on a Boeing 767-300ER. The photographs he takes from the cockpit have won him a range of international prizes and are to be found in galleries worldwide. He lives in Quito.

Reviews for Pictures by # the Stormpilot

We can't stop gawking at these incredible mile-high stormscapes (Sunday Times Travel Magazine, September 2018); Electrifying photographs of storms... (Telegraph, 07/07/2018); one pilot-photographer who distinguishes himself from others by the quality of his images taken in the cockpit 30,000 feet above the ground (Outdoor Photography, August 2020)

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