beachWell, it is summer time and thoughts have definitely turned to beaches. However, when you live on the prairie in Kansas (just across the Missouri River from the great American city of Kansas City, MO) you really don’t have a beach to retreat to. So the next best thing is dreaming about being at one of the world’s great beaches and there is no better way to help you do that than the wonderful new book Beaches featuring the awe-inspiring photographs of Gray Malin.

About Beaches by Gray Malin: “Gray Malin is the artist of the moment for the Hollywood and fashion elite. His awe-inspiring aerial photographs of beaches around the world are shot from doorless helicopters, creating playful and stunning celebrations of light, shape, and perspective, as well as summer bliss. Combining the spirit of travel, adventure, luxury, and artistry, Malin built his eponymous lifestyle brand from a deep passion for photography and interior design. His work forges the synergy between wanderlust and adventure, creating the ultimate visual escape. Beaches features more than twenty cities across six continents: Australia: Sydney; North America: Santa Monica, Miami, San Francisco, Kaua’i, Chicago, The Hamptons, and Cancun; South America: Rio de Janeiro; Europe: Capri, Rimini, Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio, Amalfi Coast, Barcelona, Lisbon and Saint-Tropez; Africa: Cape Town; Asia: Dubai.”

Mr. Malin’s pictures beg for you to spend time with them – a perfect way to spend an afternoon on the beach or on the prairie.

Beaches by Gray Malin is available from Amazon and other fine booksellers.