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Aerial photo of the week: Orient Point, Long Island, NY

Sunrise, looking over Orient Point, on Long Island. Gardiner’s Bay is at the top and Long Island Sound is on the bottom.

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Aerial photo of the week: Harvested fields, Pullman, WA

Wheat fields in the Palouse area, eastern Washington. Rolling hills with late afternoon light cutting across the contour plowing. Cessna 172.

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Aerial photo of the week: Fan Pier

Fan Pier, Boston: 1987 and September, 2014 aerial views. Altitude 1400 ft. Schweitzer 300 helicopter; Taylor Chase = pilot. Anthony’s Pier 4 restaurant, bottom center, is now closed. The Moakley Federal Courthouse is almost obscured by the new Vertex buildings … Continue reading

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Aerial photo of the week: Chatham, MA

Aerial view of Chatham, on Cape Cod, with the entrance to Pleasant Bay (aptly named), looking north towards Nauset. Low tide in the morning. Cessna 172, altitude 2200 ft. Pilot = Jill Douglas.

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aerial photo – Battle of Bunker Hill June 17,1775

On June 17, 1775, British troops attacked the fortified hill top against heavy militia resistance. The monument marks the top of Bunker Hill, although most of the fighting was on nearby Breed’s Hill.  This view looking SE towards the Old … Continue reading

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Marathon photo of the week

On this anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, consider this earlier view of the runners at Hereford Street, 2009. This is one of 2 blurred images that will be shown at City Hall next week….taken from a step ladder, so … Continue reading

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Aerial photo of the week: Boston winter evening lights

Flying after sunset with pilot Matt Shawver, in the Schweizer 300. Altitude 1500 ft; ISO 3200, KS-4 gyro. Blue Hill Helicopters.

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Aerial photo of the week: pond ice

Ice patterns & snow drifts on a frozen pond, near Manchester, NH.

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Aerial photo of the week: Paris

This evening view, with Boulevard Garibaldi on the left and the Tower and the Champ de Mars in the center, is from the roof of Tour Montparnasse. Flying over paris is forbidden. Almost all buildings in Paris are the same … Continue reading

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Aerial photo of the week: Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill and downtown Boston, for Suffolk University. Project director: George Comeau. Pilot: Mike Peavey. Jet Ranger. Elevations: 500 – 1400 ft. Gyro: KS-4.

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