aerial perspective


Definition of aerial perspective

: the expression of space in painting by gradation of color and distinctness

Examples of aerial perspective in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The view from the top offers a rare aerial perspective of the Lowcountry's marshland. Stratton Lawrence, Travel + Leisure, 26 Feb. 2021 Attaching a GoPro camera to a personal drone gives you an aerial perspective unlike any other. Theresa Chong, Scientific American, 29 Aug. 2014 This is the Daytona 500 from the Sky: A multi-part series from For The Win looking at NASCAR’s biggest race of the year from an aerial perspective. Michelle R. Martinelli, For The Win, 16 Feb. 2020 Researchers from the University of Hawai‘i’ at Mānoa used cameras and sensors with suction-cup tags, as well as drones, to capture new footage of whale bubble-net feeding in southeast Alaska — from both a whale’s-eye and an aerial perspective. Maria Pasquini,, 14 Oct. 2019 Between seven and nine miles wide, there are a few different ways to see this impressive aerial perspective. Peter Reese, Popular Mechanics, 31 July 2018 Before the two men meet their icy doom, Fanck treats the spectator to feats of ski jumping and a prolonged race whose slow-motion and aerial perspectives provided Riefenstahl ideas for her documentary of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. New York Times, 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of aerial perspective

1704, in the meaning defined above

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“Aerial perspective.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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