Free to Move About the Cabin


Each one of these photographs began as a snapshot of a passenger moving down the aisle of a jetliner. More than portraits, this series of photos reveal the psychological baggage travelers bring along for the ride. 

​That's because, consciously or subconsciously, one of the most emotionally loaded moments of a trip is when people first get on a plane and try to find their seats. Even solo travelers rarely board a plane alone. They bring along their excitement and expectations. Their anxieties and annoyances after enduring long lines and invasive TSA screenings. And since 911, a subliminal fear of impending tragedy.
 
I think of these as captured auras, the surrounding fields of feelings that all of us unconsciously project and sense rather than actually see. 

LAS-BUR

LAX-PHX

BUR-OAK

LAS-BUR

LAX-DEN

LAX-SFO

SJC-BUR

LAX-JFK

LAX-DEN

SLC-LAX

SFO-LAX

BUR-LAS

LAX-DTW

SLC-LAX

LAX-SFO

SJC-PHX

LAX-ORD

LAX-LAS

LAS-BUR

LAX-SLC

DEN-LAX

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