Category Archives: SWA Flights-photography

Photos taken while flying on South West Airlines

Aerial Photos (and Fishing) – ABQ to Oakland & Oakland to San Diego, 3/12-18/2020

On March 12, when the US pandemic was just getting underway,  Kathy and I flew to Oakland, CA. We judged that the risk of contracting Covid 19 was still quite small. Not enough, in any case, to pass up, for … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos – Oakland, Las Vegas and ABQ, Dec. 2019

A flight from Oakland to Albuquerque, with a stop in Las Vegas, did not provide any views until we were approaching Las Vegas. Then Charleston Peak came into view. All views to the north. This was followed quickly by Red … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park – The High Sierras

The northern boundary of Yosemite National Park follows a ridge that runs east/west, and starts, on the west, with Tower Peak, and then continues eastward with Ehrnbeck Peak, Crown Point, Slide Mountain, the Sawtooth Ridge and Matterhorn Peak. Tower Peak … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos, ABQ to Oakland, 9-26-2019

On September 26, I flew Southwest Airlines from Albuquerque to Oakland. This route usually provides views of the Grand Canyon and the Sierras,  but the vagaries of seating in the plane, the clarity of the windows, the time of day  … Continue reading

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California Scenes, 9-26 to 10-6-19

I flew Southwest Airlines from Albuquerque to Oakland on 9-26-19. Photos from that flight can be found here: believesteve.org/2019/12/17/southwest-airlines-abq-to-oakland-9-26-2019/ I was picked up at the airport by my son, Ethan, after which we drove to Penngrove (in Sonoma County), to … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos, Oakland to ABQ, 1-31-19

The aerial photos in this collection were taken by Kathy Miller. On this west to east flight, Kathy was seated on the south-facing side of the plane, thus looking out to the south. The initial photo of the series is … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos, ABQ-Oakland-ABQ, 12-19-17 & 12-26-17

After visiting the West Coast earlier in the month, Kathy and I returned to the San Francisco Bay Area for the Holidays. The round-trip flights on this occasion provided lots of photographic opportunities. For the Albuquerque to Oakland flight we … Continue reading

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