Photography, Travel

Airborne

One of my favorite things about travel is the takeoff and landing. There’s something magical about experiencing everyday landscapes from the air. It’s also a great time to practice some iphone shooting and editing. Everything in this post was shot on an iPhone 6s and edited with VSCO.

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Letting my eyes flit over the seemingly miniature rows of cars and tiny swooping highways near the airport evokes a pleasant feeling in my chest.

Taxing on the runway comes with an anticipation that’s just a little bit like an adrenaline rush. The moments before takeoff as the plane accelerates has me wide-eyed like a child, staring at the whizzing by.

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And then finally we’re airborne and the clouds are thin enough to display the earth below, mottled and changed by its human inhabitants.

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We flew over the Florida Everglades back in October. It falls in my top 10 favorite places I’ve flown over. It’s like the earth has stretch marks.

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To belong to an economic class and time period where I can enjoy flight is a blessing.

   
    
In DC, I was treated to a fall time display of fall colors shrouded by low hanging fog. 

    
 

I just love everything about being in the air!

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