Photo of the Week 3

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Here’s a recent photo from one of my favorite places in the whole world,

the window seat.

Flying allows people to witness the world from a new and incredible perspective that is otherwise unattainable. Passenger planes have only come into existence within the last century and with their creation travel has been revolutionized. Due to this invention, it is now possible to have breakfast in Uganda and Dinner in Los Angeles, making the world feel smaller and more connected than ever before.

Traveling by plane is one of my favorite forms of transportation because it has enabled me to see beautiful and remote parts of the globe, even if I have never stepped foot in some of these places. A few of my favorite and most memorable regions have been the snow capped mountains of Northeastern Russia, picturesque sunsets over the water in South Korea, rolling fields of grain in Italy, the lush tropics of Sri Lanka, and Bahrain’s city lights as they glittered over the persian gulf.

So next time you fly, try to sit in the window seat, you might be surprised at what your eyes discover.

Photo of the Week 2

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One day I was wandering around the streets of Bangkok, Thailand when this man and his daughter caught my attention.

While visiting local markets I often purchase small trinkets to give to the children I meet from day-to-day. This little girl happily accepted my token of friendship with a look of both surprise and gratitude. The tender affection her father displayed towards her was so touching I asked to photograph them together. Here the girl is shown holding her toy as he gently cradles her little arms.

Our interaction was brief, but witnessing their bond was deeply felt. This will forever remain one of my favorite photographs I’ve taken.