Carrara Marble Quarry, Italy | Aerial Photography by Bernhard Lang

The famous and talented German photographer Bernhard Lang, once again impresses with his images from a place that is unusual.

“Fly” over the Italian Alps, in the Apuane Mountains, north of Tuscany, where the quarries of the famous Carrara marbles, located near the homonymous city, these are aerial photographs of Carrara marble quarries in the Apuan Alps.

Carrara Marble Quarry Italy | Aerial Photography by Bernhard Lang

The exceptional quality of this white marble with blue and gray water is known since the Roman times when it was used to build the most famous monuments and sculptures.

Carrara marble has been appreciated by various artists over the centuries, such as Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Bernini and others.

Let’s add that Carrara quarries produce more marble than any other part of the Earth.

However, work has been and is particularly tough and dangerous. The ” Carrara Marble ” series by German photographer Bernhard Lang

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Majestic Marble Quarries of Northern Italy, Aerial View of Carrara Marble Mines

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Aerial Photography by Bernhard Lang

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Marble Quarry of Massa Carrara, Tuscany, Italy

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White marble quarry aerial viewCarrara-marble-mines-in-the-Apuan-Alps-by-Bernhard-Lang-007

Carrara’s marble quarry in ItalyCarrara-marble-mines-in-the-Apuan-Alps-by-Bernhard-Lang-008

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Carrara Marble exclusively of cream and white tones, Aerial photos of “Carrara Marble”Carrara-marble-mines-in-the-Apuan-Alps-by-Bernhard-Lang-010

Carrara marble is a type of white or blue-grey marble of high quality, the outstanding quality of this white Carrara Marble has been known since Roman times.

Source - Behance / Photogrist / Bernhardlang / Nytimes /

 

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