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"In some ways, these images are the byproduct of a necessary part of my job: business travel," writes Julieanne Kost. "I began shooting photographs out of airplane windows because I needed a creative outlet. I was looking for an opportunity to photograph something, but all I had to look at were the insides of airports, cabs, hotels, and convention centers, and, for the life of me, I just couldn't find a way to make those places into interesting subjects to photograph."

In the midst of an experience as inorganic as business travel, this collection of photographs came into existence by a completely organic process. They came about not because Julieanne first had the idea to do a whole portfolio of photographs shot out of airplane windows. Instead, she was moved to shoot one photograph, and then another, and then 3,000 more over the course of five or six years.

Her book, Window Seat, is the documentation of that process, from start to finish.

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