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United States

Hazy Spring

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F 5.6; 1/500; 84mm.

Shot above Newark Liberty International Airport looking toward Manhattan.

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Jetting in to Springtime

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F 4; 1/400; 100mm.

Shot moments after takeoff at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Don’t have a cow!

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F 8; 1/250; 116mm.

Shot near Moab alongside Utah State Route 313.

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Clear skies, open spaces

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F 4.5; 1/320; 107mm.

Shot on Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, DC.

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Blue skies at last

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F 8; 1/800; 81mm.

Shot at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC.

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Grand. Central Station.

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F 3.5; 1/40; 24mm.

Shot at Grand Central Station in New York.

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Dreary Winter

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F 5.6; 1/100; 94mm.

Shot near the Home Ranch in Clark, Colorado.

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The United States Capitol

On January 6, 2021: the host to American shame.

The Higher Flyer is a travel blog that caters to a relatively niche audience. Its posts are thematically consistent, and the vast majority of its articles are write-ups, analyses, and commentaries on the news; guides and advice sections on how to maximize purchasing power; and trip reports and reviews of various airlines and hotels. I occasionally like to publish my pictures too.

The insurrection at the Capitol on January 6, 2021 transcends any and all of these topics. Let the record reflect this: these events represent a dark moment in the history of the United States, and if you call yourself a patriot, you have a civic responsibility to condemn them unequivocally. This is not a liberal versus conservative issue, but rather it’s right versus wrong and there’s only one correct answer. The country has spoken and justice has prevailed; a pox on those who desecrate our democratic institutions!

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For a more perfect Union

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F 12.15; 1/160; 142mm.

Shot on the north side of the White House — looking northward — in Washington, DC.

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