Stas Bartnikas considers Mother Nature the greatest artist of all, seeing himself as a chronicler of her creative work. By taking his photographs from light aeroplanes, he can reach spots that are unobtainable on foot. Bartnikas views those places from an unusual perspective, making his pictures surprising, confusing, and dazzling all at once. The photographer believes that images which present the beauty of Earth can evoke deep feelings of love, admiration and respect for nature. He has made showcasing this beauty his mission, as he believes that people want to protect what they love.