Tag Archives: above

New York panoramic skyline

This 270 degree panorama taken from a terrace on East 44th St. Nodal point pano rig by Really Right Stuff. 8 verticals. Surprising clouds. UN on the right, looking East.

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New Boston Seaport aerial view

Sept 13 was a beautiful morning for aerial views. Great visibility, light winds. Flying with Taylor from Blue Hill Helicopters in the R-44. This series made shortly after sunrise. Camera is the Canon 5D Mark 3-SR for super Hi-Res images.

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Boston Lighthouse tri-centennial

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Customs House tower aerial clock centennial

The clock on this tower began ticking 100 years ago this week. The tower dates from 1915, and the Greek Revival building below from 1836.

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“Forever, 2003” shadows MFA

afternoon shadows of “Forever, 2003” by Ai Weiwei at the MFA. Part of the MegaCities show.

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Skyline panorama of the week

Panoramic view from Millenium Place, looking towards the harbor. 200 degrees, from Zakim Bridge on left to Southeast expressway on right.

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Aerial photo of the week: Boston lighthouse

Boston lighthouse aerial view at dusk. One of seven murals (8×15′) at Children’s Hospital, directed by Betty Bothereau of L’Attitude Gallery. R22 pilot = Anne Umphrey.

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Aerial photo of the week: Harvard campus

New 14 ft mural of the campus for Harvard Continuing Education. This aerial fills the back wall of the new Welcome Center. Hassie H4 from E. P. Levine, Helicopter R44 from Blue Hill. Thanks to Seaport Graphics for printing, mounting … Continue reading

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Rooftop view of the week: Fifth Avenue & Broadway

Fifth Avenue and Broadway intersect at Madison Square, with the Flatiron Building in the angle.  This view from 26th street, for a commercial developer.

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First aerial photograph in USA – 10/13/1860

First successful aerial photograph made in the USA, by J. W. Black, 10/13/1860, from a balloon tethered over Boston Common. Left, the original, at the Boston Public Library. Right, a view from the same spot, same day and time, 2012. … Continue reading

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