Taking the air was once a thing, related to promenade. These days John Wiley enjoys it as a chance to rise up, and share the delights of flight
Thinking about SBCC got John Wiley wondering about its scalloped edge.
Any naked lady may be dangerous, but John Wiley wants to warn about one that may be in your neighborhood.
Refugio, El Cap, and Naples each had features that caught John Wiley's eye on a recent flight.
Some people trash talk industry - even plants deemed "Clean Industry" - and John Wiley looks down on this one that you support.
John Wiley saw this by chance while flying near the airport, and his passenger managed to get these telephoto pix.
A look under 154 bridge work and chat with a supervisor provided a surprise and details for John Wiley.
Sometimes ATC will tell an inbound pilot to fly a "360" for good spacing between inbound aircraft.
John Wiley looked for the inception point of the Bridge Fire and found charred furniture remnants.
Colors boomed bright along 101 from Santa Barbara to Paso and beyond on John Wiley's Easter '22 road trip.
Has anyone climbed to the "holey rock" above Canada De Guillermo just past Arroyo Hondo, that John Wiley got aerial snaps of?
On a hazy day before our latest dusting of moisture and clearing wind, fading green still shone on hills over breathtaking blue from John Wiley's lofty perch
After flying the continent, John Wiley is even more enamored of the Santa Barbarian life.
The short flight to a favorite nearby airport brought John Wiley a refreshing afternoon.
As another pandemic year winds down, John Wiley saw these long views of some favorite scenes that seem from another lifetime.
What always flew? Long before people, birds, bats, or even pterodactyls slowly figured out how to fly, at least one thing flew that seems to be flying even faster now: Time.
Some people get high at work every day, and this crew did it in plain view of John Wiley's zoom lens.
When he first moved to town, John Wiley didn't know what the Eyelash is - do you?
Two waterbird questions from one of John Wiley's recent flights.
Vaccines in, John Wiley up, and a new batch of aerial photos over Santa Barbara to Edhat.
Mountain nature and views came down to town in John Wiley's camera, where he ponders condors and other questions.
A quiet moment came to John Wiley, watching this cloud from Santa Ynez Valley spill silently over La Cumbre Peak Friday.
John Wiley shares a photo of Saturday's colorful sunset.
John Wiley shares photos of the sunset on Halloween.
Scanning the hills for signs of fire Sunday night, John Wiley saw this red moon rising.
John Wiley reports his internet via Cox wasn't working this morning near the intersection of Highway 101 at 154.
Crisp photos of a powerline inspection helicopter from John Wiley.
Walking half the length of Goleta Beach takes longer than flying from SBA to the very different beauty of Santa Ynez Valley.
Fuzzy Friday was quiet downtown as John Wiley strolled the State Street closure, and encountered this power huddle.
Cool beaches, splashes of color, and Summery air greeted John Wiley flying home Wednesday evening.