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Photographer George Steinmetz Paraglides to Capture Deserts


Vertical view of a herd of camels cross the sandy gravels of the Empty Quarter on their way to graze near Wadi Mitan in western Oman. (© George Steinmetz)

George Steinmetz is the photographer behind a new book of aerial photographs called "Desert Air."

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Steinmetz took all the shots while riding a motorized paraglider, capturing unique views of desert landscapes from above. He tells anchor Marco Werman what it was like to travel around the globe for the the project.