Long-exposure air traffic

Posted to Misc. Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Terrance Chang shows us flight patterns at San Francisco International Airport using long-exposure photography so that over time, you can see where airplanes take off from and land.

It’s true. Anything that moves at night and emits light is bound to be interesting via long-duration shutter speed (e.g. a Roomba, fireflies, and WiFi networks).

Catch the full set of photos here, which are also available as prints.

Gold star if you can think of other interesting paths or phenomena that’d look amazing via long-exposure.

[Airport via @dpatil]

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