Unlike freelance photographers who get a buzz (and maybe a few cents) taking photos of bees on flowers or birds in trees, Nick Gleis shoots for the stars as he spent over twenty years snapping flicks of private jets and making custom books for each owner. Although his work is currently on display at the UK’s Brighton Biennial, Complex got a hold of twelve private jet shots that provide a vivid inside look at just how luxurious the owners of these jets live. From exquisite leather couches to decadent king size beds, living on one of thees planes on the ground is more lavish than most people’s houses.
Nick Gleis has photographed over 800 private aircraft — ranging from the Lear 20 series to Boeing 747-400s. To date, he has photographed over 200 Gulfstream aircraft alone. For over 30 years Gleis has provided exclusive photographs of private aircraft for such companies as Gulfstream, Boeing, Falcon Jet, Cessna, Bombardier, Eclipse, Lear, and others.
For his clients he has produced, managed and delivered thousands of color prints for marketing and sales purposes, and he has created hundreds of hand-made leather albums and hardcover books. He has also produced and installed large-scale custom-made photographic wall décor for hangars, corporate lobbies and offices.
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