Delta’s 747s, a vestige of Northwest’s heyday, will visit Minnesota for the final time

Sad. I worked many of these in Anchorage, especially the 747 freighters, which NWA retired in 2009. Hundreds of my 747 freighter photos are in my Cargo’s Last Stand category.

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From: Star & Tribune

Delta’s 747s, a vestige of Northwest’s heyday, will visit Minnesota for the final time

DECEMBER 16, 2017

For two generations, Northwest took Minnesotans around the world — and brought the world to Minnesota — on the 747. But Delta is the last U.S. airline that flies the planes, and now it is retiring the last four in its fleet. …

From the start, the plane awed. The 747 was about twice the height and length of any other plane then, and it still towers over most airplanes today. The second deck that extended from the cockpit back over the first third of the plane gave it a hump that made the 747 instantly recognizable and inspired a nickname, the Whale. … Continue reading “Delta’s 747s, a vestige of Northwest’s heyday, will visit Minnesota for the final time”

(vid) It’s not just Autotune – how singers cheat today (Pop Theory)

Pop music isn’t just 92% sex. It’s also mostly fake!

Related:

(vid) Consumer, Sex & The Objectification of Women — 92% of top 10 Billboard songs are about sex • ‘SEXY’ has replaced the term ‘BEAUTY’ • “Pimpology: The 48 Laws of the Game” • 65% of porn produced in the US

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(photo) At Elizabeth & Olof Carmel’s studio during Wine Country workshop 2012

I was having a lot more fun than it appears here. This was an awesome experience!

In the fall of 2012, I attended Mountain Light’s Wine Country photography workshop in northern California, taught by Elizabeth Carmel and Jerry Dodrill, with Olof Carmel sometimes helping — loved that!!!

Here Olof is sharing his wisdom in their upstairs studio. I’m on the right, checking the image I just took with my RX100 pocket camera.

Jerry posted this privately on his Facebook page on Dec. 2, 2012, saying:

We had a great visit to Elizabeth Carmel’s studio today for a demo on fine art printing.

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