Do you enjoy photographing from the comfort of an airliner passenger window? Carolyn Bell shares some valuable advice that will make your airliner landscape photography stand out from the crowd
Returning home after an Italian holiday in June 2005, I was delighted when the pilot of our plane circled round Pisa to give his passengers an excellent sighting of the famous leaning tower, so white and pristine in the sunshine. I had my first digital camera to hand and took some photos, not really expecting them to be useful, as triple layered acrylic plastic plane windows are hazy and the camera was just a four-megapixel compact. However, the result was a pleasant surprise: with a little enhancement of contrast and clarity I obtained a clear view of the city and its notable landmark with the countryside beyond.
Later during that flight passengers were also treated to some beautiful views of Interlaken in the Alps. My photo of this was …
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