When the windchill reads 5 below in Chicago, the only relief is to imagine you're someplace else, someplace hot. Photographer Gray Malin traveled the world, capturing the most beautiful sandy beaches, but from a new perspective. I just love how his aerial shots almost make these scenes look like model sets, when really there are lively bunches of people enjoying their day at the beach.
Now if only we could speed this winter business up a little bit.
See his entire collection here.