Alex MacLean chronicles life from above. From beaches to farms, airfields to subdivisions, the renowned aerial photographer and architect provides a unique – and sometimes jarring – look at the ground we live on.  (Above: Dinghies clustered around dock, Duxbury, Massachusetts)

-Maria’s River drainage

-From his series on beaches

– Fleet of B-52 Bombers at the “Bone Yard,” Tucson, Arizona

-Algae floating between logs

-University of Florida Parking Lot, Gainesville

-Surfers behind breaking wave (Sunset Beach)

-Mulching Beds