Tag Archives: aerial_photos

Aerial Photo Study Sites

Here is a map of the four sites that we will be using to study how the appearance changes with different kinds of imagery over the course of the semester.

20130911_100814Here  is the view north from the dam at the Waynesboro Reservoir.

20130911_101046And, thanks to Robert Voneida, I learned how to take panaromic pictures on my cellphone.



Sun Belt Sprawl Images

The New York Times has recently showcased the work of photographer Christoph Gielen, who used aerial photography  to examine the pattern of development in new planned communities around Phoenix, AZ and Las Vegas, NV. He also photographed some of the many prisons around Phoenix. His work raises fascinating about the types of communities being created. What is it like to live in these mazes? What do the prisons say about our society?

The article is here.

The slide show is here.