Flying over glowing cities

Timelapse video of a cross country flight at night, flying above clouds glowing with city lights. My advice to you is to make the video full screen, put in your headphones and enjoy the soothing ride. (via migurski) (Via kottke.org.) This is so beautiful. I flew from New York to California during June of 1990 on an evening flight. I was mesmerized by the patches of dark and then the cities that would light up from below. I remember Las Vegas really standing out, and when we landed in Los Angeles it seemed to be even brighter. The music is so soothing. Enjoy!

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Reach

Today we had a snowstorm followed by an ice storm. I headed out into the backyard around 3:45 to snap some photos of the ice encrusted trees. I started with my 18-55mm lense, but felt the sea of trees was making it hard to show these tiny branches. I switched over to my 50mm lense and dropped the aperture down to 2.2 and then 1.8 to get this photo. I like how much the branch looks like a hand reaching out. Even if it s a three fingered hand.

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Looking Forward to Spring

This was taken in June of 07 in Cape Cod. I cannot wait for spring this year, to get out on my bike. 2008 I don’t know even know what to say. I didn’t do anything physical just worked and slept. I am determined to not start my 30’s being the inactive person I’ve been of my 20’s. I really enjoyed our bike trip that June. I had never been to Cape Cod and I was looking at everything with a fresh set of eyes. Maybe this time we’ll go for longer than 2 days.

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Sailing Around the World

If you’re a fan of the open ocean and classic ships, this set up of photos from The Big Picture will make you smile. The first photo in the set is just amazing. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/01/sailing_around_the_world.html

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Murphy’s graphic design laws

– Speed. Quality. Affordability. Pick two – If three designs are shown to a client, your least favorite will be chosen. Murphy’s graphic design laws. (Now let’s add an interaction/UI design section to these!) (Via swissmiss.)

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