Marilyn Bridges – Flights Through Time


Marilyn Bridges – Flights Through Time


Volume 8 in the Lodima Press Portfolio Book Series

Unknown work from a master of aerial photography.

“ . . . ancient monuments and abandoned ruins whose builders once yearned to conquer eternity. . . . ephemeral forms so delicate as to last only a moment.”

—Marilyn Bridges

Softbound Edition of 1000 Copies
Printed by SALTO in 600 Line Screen Quadtone
9 5/8 x 8 5/8-inches – 24 Pages
14 Reproductions

MARILYN BRIDGES’ photographic quest began with a flight in a small aircraft to see the gigantic and mysterious Nazca Lines of Peru. She then entered the Rochester Institute of Technology where she received an MFA for her thesis on aerial photography.

Her photographs above ancient and contemporary sites have been featured in over 300 exhibitions and are in over 100 collections including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. Seven books of her work have been published, including Markings: Aerial Views of Sacred LandscapesPlanet Peru: An Aerial Journey Through a Timeless Land, Egypt: Antiquities from Above, and This Land is Your Land.

Her photographs have also appeared in major periodicals, including Life, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times. She has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, a Fulbright Scholarship, and the 2003 Wings Trust Award for “Courage and Artistic Excellence.” She is a licensed pilot and a Fellow of the Explorers Club.


“I do think this is one of the most exciting publishing projects in recent years. If I had stayed in publishing I would have fantasized about producing a series like yours.”
—Bill Jay

This is an ongoing series of beautiful, yet affordable photography books of previously unpublished work by leading and emerging contemporary photographers. These books are printed to the high standards for which Lodima Press has become known—600-line screen quadtone on heavy cover stock, insuring that the reproductions are true to the originals.

Each book in the series contains from 10 to 18 photographs and includes a statement by the photographer. The books have 24 pages and are 9 5/8″ x 8 5/8″ in size.

Portfolio Book By Photographer

1. Nicholas Nixon – Home
2. Carl Chiarenza – Solitudes
3. George Tice – Common Mementos
4. Keith Carter – Opera Nuda
5. Linda Connor – Heaven|Earth
6. Larry Fink – Primal Elegance
7. Arthur Tress – Planets
8. Marilyn Bridges – Flights Through Time
9. Paul Caponigro – Stone Churches of Ireland
10. Douglas Mellor – Still
11. Hans Bol – The Studios of Pietrasanta
12. Robert Adams – Close at Hand
13. Eric Lindbloom – Salt Grass
14. Arno Rafael Minkkinen – Balanced Equation


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