by Court Leve
This image was taken while flying in a helicopter from Juneau, Alaska, to Cordova, Alaska. The four-hour flight routes through some of the most desolate areas of Alaska, including what is known as the Lost Coast. We were flying at elevations up to 15,000 feet near the Fairweather Range when my pilot wanted to then follow the coastline. As we turned the corner, the beach below was filled with what seemed to be millions of seagulls. The noise from the helicopter spooked the birds and wave after wave of gulls took flight below us. It was somewhat mesmerizing.
"Southern Song dynasty painting by Ma Yuan the water map there are 12 segments. Except first paragraph due to torn half site and no figure name outside, remaining figure name respectively is: “hole Chamber wind fine”, “layer wave stacks waves”, “cold Tong Qing shallow”, “Yangtze River spacious”, “yellow countercurrent”, “grievance echo”, “rock sea”, “Lake ripple”, “cloud Shu waves volume”, “Xiao day baking mountain”, and “fine waves drift”. This 12 piece dedicated to draw water, apart from the individual picture with a little rock Bank, no other color, exclusively through the description of water of different gestures, showing many different moods."(translated with Google)