Posts Tagged ‘airports’

Aerial Photographs Showing the Beautiful Complexity of Major Airports

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Photographer Jeffrey Milstein says he has always been fascinated by how the ground from a flying airplane, and one thing in particular has captured his attention: airports. From the air, massive terminals, long runways, and huge airplanes all look tiny and insignificant compared to how they feel on the ground. Milstein’s photo series Flying shows what a number of airports look like from high in the air.
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Long Exposure Airplane Trail Photos Shot at Airports Around the World

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Nachtfluge is a series of photograph by US landscape photographer Kevin Cooley showing long exposure photos of airplane light trails streaking across the sky.
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Why You Should Be Extra Careful When Bringing Camera Gear Through Airports

You’ve probably heard people say that you should keep your camera gear with you at all times when flying, as there are multiple points in the travel process at which your valuable equipment could get stolen or damaged. In case you’re not convinced, check out the video above showing an investigative report that ABC News recently did.

To test airports that have a history of theft, Brian Ross of ABC’s The Blotter left 10 iPads inside the plastic bins at security checkpoints. At 9 out of 10 airports, the screeners followed protocol and immediately contacted the owner using the contact info prominently displayed on the iPad. In the 10th case, an agent was filmed taking the iPad out of the bin before it vanished.
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New TSA Poster Vilifies Pointing Canons at Airplanes

Photography rights advocate Carlos Miller came across the above poster recently put out by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Apparently the administration doesn’t know that there’s a huge number of non-terrorist photographers who enjoy doing something called aviation photography.

(via Gizmodo)