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Apologies for not posting yesterday, but I was wiped out by the time I got here and couldn't get my act together enough to post-process anything. Anyway, I'm currently sat a hotel room in Dubai and will be here for a week as one of the invited tutors of the Gulf Photo Plus annual training event. I'm not going to have a great deal of time to shoot any new material, but I will try and get something up ... though it may not be every day.

As for this one: it was taken yesterday, somewhere between Manchester and Paris, and I have to say that I never tire of taking photographs out of aeroplane windows - it's a strange and beautiful world up there.

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10.14am on 18/3/07
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comment by David Chabashvili at 07:20 AM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

Wow! This is great! I love the layers of white and blue. And the detail and contrast in clouds. Nice color to the sky too! Thank for sharing.

comment by Jennifer at 07:36 AM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

Beautiful - hope all goes well.

comment by luis faustino at 10:27 AM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

my syster works in Dubai. i've been there twice and i'll return next xmas. this time with my d'slr!!
i'd love to see your photos from Dubai Mr D.

comment by li at 11:35 AM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

love this shot, looking forward to see some amazing dubai shots from u

comment by Alexandru at 12:14 PM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

Great shot. Nice colors.

comment by michele u. at 12:25 PM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

it's a beautiful world!

comment by EyeVision at 12:36 PM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

Nice one. I like the layered clouds.

comment by djn1 at 06:34 PM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

Thanks all. And I hope I'll get some decent shots of Dubai, but I'm not going to have a great deal of time for shooting. I'll see what I can do.

comment by Alice at 06:38 PM (GMT) on 19 March, 2007

Beautiful shot. Personally, I have a huge fear of flying and avoid it whenever possible, but it is beautiful when I can bring myself to look out the windows at the sky. Have a fun and safe trip!

comment by mooch at 09:01 AM (GMT) on 20 March, 2007

I don't tend to try to due to reflections etc but this is beautiful. the textures are amazing as is the blue.

comment by RD at 11:57 AM (GMT) on 20 March, 2007

It has an eerily similar look to your beach pictures--the clouds look like crashing waves. "On Earth as it is in Heaven"?

comment by John at 03:20 PM (GMT) on 20 March, 2007

I've been meaning to take a closer look at the book "Window Seat: The Art of Digital Photography & Creative Thinking" by Julieanne Kost.
(Some samples at http://www.photoshopsupport.com/tutorials/or/window-seat/index.html)

comment by Benjamin Chait at 02:51 AM (GMT) on 21 March, 2007

I love that shot, great colors!