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Amsterdam skyline

Photo of the Week!

F 8; 1/500; 65mm.

Shot in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Streets still empty

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F 5.6; 1/250; 117mm.

Shot on Plaza de las Cortes facing the Fuente de Neptuno, which is adjacent to the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain.

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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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To 2021 we go!

Photo of the Week!*

F 5.6; 1/250; 135mm

Shot at the end of the “D” concourse at Doha’s Hamad International Airport.

*But why stop there? This can be the “Photo of the Year!” too.

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“There is Hope”

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F 8; 1/160; ISO 100; 24mm.

Shot at Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Washington, DC.

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Soon, child, soon!

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F 8; 1/160; ISO 100; 45mm.

Shot at El Pentágono De Olvide in Madrid, Spain.

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Navigating Madrid-Barajas’s Terminal 4

How far is too far to walk?

It feels weird to be writing a review — even if it is just a mini-review — of walking through an airport.  There’s hardly anything noteworthy (let alone higher flyer) about these experiences, but Madrid-Barajas’s Adolfo Suárez is a special case.  Its Terminal 4, which serves as the home base for the Spanish flag carrier Iberia, is big, beautiful, and kinda controversial.  The building’s aesthetic is top-notch, but the sprawl of it can be overwhelming.  If you’re flying out of Madrid, well, you’re going to want to prepare for it more than you otherwise would… hence the reason for The Higher Flyer to publish a guide!

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Friendship’s Gate

Photo of the Week!

F 4.5; 1/60; ISO 1600; 29mm.

Shot in Washington, DC, at the Friendship Archway

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A Canadian Juxtaposition

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F 5.6; 1/160; ISO 100; 74mm.

Shot in Montreal, Canada.

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