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Photo feature: Flower express

Traffic zooms past lupine growing wild alongside Bridge Access Road last weekend. Many wildflowers are in full bloom.
Refuge Notebook: New aerial photography technology - little camera, big picture

...picture is worth a thousand words." At work I frequently use Google Earth to look at remote locations of interest. As you zoom in, the clarity or resolution is impressive considering the image was taken from a satellite about 300 miles above the earth...
Horror flick keeps viewer on edge of seat

...which did give the entire production a real seventies-era feel. The music, the way the camera operator would employ deep zooms, the color scheme, it all spoke to a period in film where these kind of chilling films were popular. Wan, however, isn't...
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Photo feature: Slippery slope

Alexia Franklin, Cory Lupsin, Gabrielle Franklin and Michael Franklin zoom down the sledding hill at the end of Forest Drive on the bluff in Kenai last weekend. The three siblings and their friends had...
Alaska SeaLife Center recognized

...habitats," she said. "If we're teaching about intertidal animals, we're right there at the touch tank with the camera, it zooms into the water as we touch the animals, interact with them while we talk to the kids about their adaptations." Shildmyer-Heighway...
Anchorage man delights in teaching Eskimo culture

...told the students. But the small boat was no match for the big ship, and Topkok and his friends were quickly overtaken. "He zooms in front of us and points a machine gun at us," he said. For the next six hours, the hunting party found itself in a tense...
See it on the silver screen at the end of most movies, there is always some sort of intense moment where the inspirational music gets louder and it zooms in on someones face and everyone slowly starts clapping or gasping and you can just feel the unicorns flying around the theater...
Reviewer OKs small screen pics

...however, it just isn't all that great a movie. Kramer seems ill-at-ease handling straight-forward drama, his quick zooms and avant-garde camera work are out of place and annoying. The actors do their best, but with only mediocre material to...
No need to smuggle 'Contraband'

...intimate storyteller in the style of Steven Soderberg, but the effect is just annoying. To much shaky camera work, too many zooms. It just doesn't work. Interestingly, Kormakur has a pretty close connection to the source material for "Contraband...
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It?s their way on the highway: Drivers hurrying to school speed past motorists slowing down for kids? safety

...left in front of everyone else who anticipated much earlier that the big orange signs mean the road is going to narrow. As she zooms off through the construction zone, I notice yet another monster utility vehicle filling my rearview mirror. You guessed it...


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