I generally take an aisle seat to stretch my legs, but if the flight time looks promising, I might request a window and hope I can get some images. Sometimes I’m lucky.
This flight out of St. George, Utah would be flying over some great landscape in good light. Unfortunately, the flight was delayed, but I managed a shot shortly after takeoff seeing the steps of the Grand Staircase where the Colorado Plateau elevates from the Grand Canyon up to Bryce Canyon in big, well, stair-steps.
The patterns can be great such as this wind farm, perhaps in Nebraska, and this Air Force base and farm near Palmdale, California, which appears like radar screens guiding planes in.
It’s always nice to arrive home. A landing over the Chicago lakefront is almost always terrific. Here’s the Rogers Park neighborhood on the north side with Loyola University on the bottom and Evanston and Northwestern University on the top edge.