We recently worked up a cool birth sky print for a friend of ours. Eleven years old! Born in Russia, near Kirov. Here it is.

This is from Kirov, viewing southeast, on the night that the young man was born. We’ve taken this image of the Vyatka River, and had our digital artists remove beach club and cooling towers — you probably can’t see them in this small preview — and have added it to our catalog as ‘Bend in the River.’ It looks like the Mississippi, at least the Mississippi in southern Wisconsin where I went camping with my family as a kid…