Taking photos from an airplane window seat usually results in banal
or just bad (hazy, blurry) pictures. Here are some remarkable exceptions to that rule
(in French with credits and links
Photographer Dietmar Eckell
has taen a series of pictures of wrecked airplanes
. It's called "Happy Endings," and no one was killed in any of the 15 crashes.
Inspired by Andrew Sullivan's recent post
on views outside airplane windows, BuzzFeed compiled a collection of "100 incredible airplane window views" from Flickr
. (bandwidth-heavy single page version.) Click through slideshow at Business Insider.
Photographer Nate Bolt, on a overnight San Francisco to Paris flight, set up a time lapse camera to record the journey (with permission), and found midflight that he was shooting an aurora borealis
. [more inside]
Letchik Leha photography.
Letchik Leha is a russian photographer and pilot ("letchik" means "the pilot" in russian, apparently
). Two tastes that go great together
Photos Show Plane Hitting Pentagon
A sequence of five government photos shows the moment the hijacked American Airlines plane slammed into the Pentagon last Sept. 11.
Enough proof for you?