For now 1 desktops

For Now

First thing is first, this is not a Retina MacBook size file. I have been working behind the scenes when I find time to make changes to the site needed to make the new jumbo size images work. Progress is pointing to a fall release for updates here on 50ft and again thanks for your patience. That out of the way, this image is was shot from the window of the international airport in Seoul. The foggy morning made for soft colors and a nice heavy vignetting.

As you will see below I have two shots for this set and both are included in the zip file. The second one is my personal favorite of the two, I noticed the air traffic controller guy down there on the ground and waited for the nose of the plane to enter into view to complete the story. There is a kind of loneliness to the image that I like. I liked the contrast of the huge plane full of people versus the single employee there directing it inward. The iPad and iPhone crops are a bit lonelier still as the plane does not make an appearance.

I will continue to post new desktops again because I know many of you have been itching for some new ones and as soon as I am ready to flip the switch I will make more available in the higher resolutions so stay tuned for details on that as I am able. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy!

For now 2 desktops


  1. Paul Anthony Webb - August 3, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    The first one would have to be *my* favorite. :)

  2. MedsRX - August 5, 2012 at 1:49 am

    I adore the second shot. The sheer size of the airplane is almost frightening in comparison. That we humans can create objects that tower over us is certainly food for thought. But the shot also has a humor to it and a lovely subtle wink behind it. Good show.

  3. Abhishek - August 5, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    I like the second shot more as well. Something about the horizontal lines accentuating the vast expanse of the airport … amplifying the contrast of the single man standing on the ground.

  4. thedoo - August 7, 2012 at 4:46 am

    Yeah, I like the tiny guy almost looking like a matchstick. :-)

  5. Suhas - August 7, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    the hues! the vignetting! love it

  6. Nathaniel - August 10, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    What airport?

  7. Niels - August 12, 2012 at 3:21 am

    Seems to be Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Love our airport.

  8. Lauren - August 15, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Really love the mood in these!

  9. Quincy - September 12, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    The airport is Seoul Incheon International. Been there several times.

  10. Xxx - September 16, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    Hey there! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using
    for this website? I’m getting tired of WordPress because I’ve had issues with hackers and I’m looking at alternatives for another platform. I would be great if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

  11. john - September 19, 2012 at 12:19 am

    I am using WordPress actually and enjoy the platform very much, simple enough and ready for some expansions I plan to make in the future. There are a number of other great alternatives out there there but not many that are as fully featured. I hear squarespace has a nice new interface.

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