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1vista aérea femininevista a vuelo de pájaro femininethe book gives a bird's-eye view of the subject — el libro echa una mirada a vuelo de pájaro sobre el tema
- As you can see in the top image at left, it's not quite a bird's-eye view.
- They move you around; you see things from bird's-eye views and worm's-eye views, though knotholes, in extreme close-up, and so forth.
- The images, all aerial photographs, capture the characteristics and patterns of the natural world which can only be seen from a bird's-eye view.
- You can get a bird's-eye view by climbing aboard a Ferris wheel, as the photographer did for the unusual shot from the ride.
- Shoot from the ground up using a wide-angle lens to exaggerate the height of a massive nave; or climb to a balcony or choir loft to get a bird's-eye view of altars or stained glass windows.
- In the same period, however, there was ambitious and reasonably accurate work such as the magnificent bird's-eye view of Venice attributed to Jacopo de'Barbari and published in 1500 on four large woodcut sheets.
- It has a bird's-eye view and infrared sensors so it can spot suspects fleeing three blocks from a crime scene or hiding in the dark with its Forward Looking Infra Red scanner.
- Not since the belly turret of the B - 17 have aircraft occupants had such a bird's-eye view.
- Nor are we accustomed to seeing our world from a bird's-eye view - it's frightening and breathtakingly stunning.
- Passing under, through, and over the forest at Monteverde, comfortable two-person cable cars offer bird's-eye views, great for those not too keen on zip lining at high speeds.
- We are sitting in his garden studio, a minimal glass box with a bird's-eye view of Sacré Coeur de Montmartre and books piled everywhere.
- This bird's-eye view will give you a different perspective on the land, suggesting pros and cons of different parcels.
- You don't normally get to see such a great bird's-eye view of Bradford.
- She had a bird's-eye view of her village and looked around to her heart's content.
- The mountaineer's love of height and the bird's-eye view have been seen beautifully, from another angle altogether.
- A seat under the trees will look good from the house and would give a bird's-eye view of your terraces.
- Have a go on the ferris wheel, just for a bit of a break and a bird's-eye view.
- Cameras above the preparation areas beamed a bird's-eye view of the chopping boards to screens around the auditorium to enable the audience to pick up some handy tips from close range.
- A plane's bird's-eye view gives aerial surveyers a chance to navigate hundreds of acres of swampland
- Along with all this, a new bird's-eye view shows, for the first time, what the Milky Way would look like to an astronomer peering our way from some faraway galaxy.
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