Tuesday, 6 November 2018


This incredibly sharp, low angle satellite composite imagery of San Francisco, that we’re served up via Kottke, are the resolute heirs of undertakings like Britain from Above. Click on the image and click through to see it in all its detail as intended.  Given the striking unreality (a few exposures and filters to clear away the clouds but very much a faithful picture) of such vistas, I wonder if we’ve become overly attuned—even with the overview of take-offs and landings—to seeing the world as a something to be charted and parcelled from the perspective of a bombardier. Learn more and discover a larger gallery at the link up top.