Julieanne Kost travels the world preaching a powerful message: You can find breakthrough creativity, new ways to see the world, wherever you are, whatever you’re doing. She’s living proof. Trapped for 200 days a year in tiny, cramped airline window seats, she’s found breathtaking new ways to capture earth and sky. Those images burst from the pages of Window Seat: a glorious portfolio that doubles as a wonderfully inspiring primer on human creativity.
Kost begins with 18 ways to hone creativity, in an essay you can read in a half hour and savor for a lifetime. Then, there are the images: farmland and bridges, gullies and levees, moon and sunrise, clouds and even haze. Once you’ve fallen in love with them, you’ll want to know how they were created. Kost complies with a full chapter covering everything from Photoshop tonal adjustments to avoiding unwanted reflections. Bill Camarda, from the May 2006 Read Only