America At Play, From the Air Above

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Alex S. MacLean, the much loved aerial photographer has been doing just that for the last decade or so. His ongoing series of photographs called Playing capture a top-down view of America’s outdoor playgrounds. From azure blue swimming pools dotted with splashing kids, to baseball diamonds maintaining “America’s favorite pastime.”

Universal Studios, Pedestrian Walks & Amusement Rides – Orlando, Florida

Universal Studios, Pedestrian Walks & Amusement Rides

Schoolyard Baseball Diamond – Anthem, AZ 2004

Schoolyard Baseball Diamond

Pool Next to the Charles River – Cambridge, MA 2012

Pool Next to the Charles River

Ocean City Amusment Park – Ocean City, MD 2011

Ocean City Amusment Park

Mini Golf and Shuffle Board on Parking Roof Deck – Atlantic City, NJ 2010

Mini Golf and Shuffle Board on Parking Roof Deck

Go Kart and Mini Truck Racing – Ocean City, MD 2011

Go Kart and Mini Truck Racing

Sandbar Volleyball – Hawaii, 2006

Sandbar Volleyball

Desert Hoops – Anthem, AZ 2004

Desert Hoops

Unmarked Tennis Courts – Manchester, New Hampshire

Unmarked Tennis Courts

Surfers Behind Breaking Waves at Sunset Beach – Oahu, HI

Surfers Behind Breaking Waves at Sunset Beach

Universal Studios, Pedestrian Walks & Amusement Rides