Category Archives: SWA Flights-photography

Photos taken while flying on South West Airlines

Southwest Airlines, Oakland to Albuquerque, 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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Southwest Airlines Aerial Views, 12-19-17 and 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 the Albuquerque to Oakland flight … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines Aerial Views, 12-8-17

On Nov. 30 of this year, Kathy and I flew from Albuquerque, NM to Reno, NV, to attend the America Outdoors Association Marketing and Management Conference, but conditions didn’t permit photography on the way there. We returned to Albuquerque on … Continue reading

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SWA Flight, Las Vegas to Reno, Apr. 3, 2017

One very rewarding aspect of air travel that takes you over  familiar landscapes is the opportunity it gives you to see and identify particular landforms and landmarks from above. I have enjoyed photographing such on the many flights I’ve taken between … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #1 – Jan. 20, 2017

Today, Jan. 20, 2017, that showman sometimes known as “The Donald” ascends to the throne, an event as shocking as it was unexpected. I have, for the last 50 years, been predicting the end of western civilization. Although inevitable, it’s … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines Flight, Oakland to Albuquerque, 11-30-16

The following photos were taken with a brand-new Nikon Coolpix P900 Superzoom (83X) camera, that my son Ethan gave me as an early Christmas present. If you are not seeing the full post, click on the link.  It was cloudy the … Continue reading

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Vintage Snow and Ice Climbing Tools

Seen here are the ice axe and crampons I purchased in Chamonix, France, in the summer of 1962. Chamonix is the alpine climbing center of Europe, located in a deep valley at the foot of Mt. Blanc and the vertiginous Aiguilles (Needles) … Continue reading

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