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Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:41 am



No explanations needed for my choice this time. I wonder what that thing must sound like on takeoff, being there.
 
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Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:57 pm

Whoa:

I'm watching Jeopardy. The category is worst Madonna songs. "This one from 1987 is terrible".
 
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Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:15 pm


"I haven't seen this moment by my eyes in fact, just turn the camera downward, randomly keeping it at outstretched hand and took a series of shots."

Sometimes that's all it takes!
 
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:16 am



From a photographer we've not normally featured in this topic from memory. A really great photo, very dynamic and really superb details visible.
 
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Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:24 am

Very cool!
 
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Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:39 am

Scrolling through recent adds and I come across this...



Very nicely done! :biggrin:
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Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:35 am

Yes, the one above is quite nice.

I'll nominate two shots:



First one is a great real air to air shot, and the MiG-31 is just beautiful. Not sure if the photographer is reading the forum, but nice shot Kirill - thanks for sharing it. :)
 
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Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:21 am



Good panning shot at night time from Szabo Gabor. These are tough to do as well, I've done a lot of them many years ago.

It's a tough balance between exposing the plane properly and note blowing out the background lights, getting enough shutter speed to avoid motion blur on the plane (and especially the ends of the wings) and using a low enough ISO that you don't get too much digital noise.

The closer to side on you can get, the easier they are to capture. And preferably if the plane is well lit, that helps enormously. I don't know about the photographer here, but I would always do these shots in full manual settings on the camera.
 
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Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:57 pm

cpd wrote:
I don't know about the photographer here, but I would always do these shots in full manual settings on the camera.


Same here. Never had much luck with any sort of auto settings after sunset.

(to be fair, I shoot all the time on full manual, but during the day, I could use auto or semi-auto, I just don't)
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Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:30 pm

:wave:

 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:14 am

Awesome real air-to-air photo from Weimeng:



Nice change from the flood of heli-spotting photos.

And this is also quite interesting:

 
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Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:01 am



Photo of the year I think! :eyepopping: Really impressive!
 
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Amazing colors in the background of the first image. Very nicely executed long exposure as well.

Sick angle of that F-16. Love the paint job!
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Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:56 am

Good lord - this is superb!

 
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Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:02 am



These two probably not as stunning as others here no matter from color or quality aspect. However, people who photograph this one in the airshow all shout WOW at that moment since this is the first time China Air Force did these actions and it's also the first time to see Vector Engine in Chinese Fighter Plane. Really Stunning i would say. From the first image (Cobra Maneuver), you can see the wake flame from the Vector Engine clearly. :o
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Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:48 pm

Agreed Harry, these are some amazing shots.
 
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Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:26 pm

trevisan26 wrote:
I'll just leave this one here. Amazing colors.


cpd wrote:


That is how you photograph a plane! Wow. Nice shot Thiago.
But only 454 views so far? :( It deserves more than that.


Thanks Chris. Really appreciate! Sometimes weather conditions just get on our side. :D Cheers


Amazing photos! I've seen a few like this from TNCM where they are taking off in this direction, and I wondered, do they ever land this direction? I'm guessing not... :scratchchin:
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Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:33 pm

I am a Guangzhou Spotter. My photos are here : http://www.airliners.net/search?user=20 ... =viewCount :D
 
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Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:50 pm

An absolute beauty by Danijel!
 
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Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:23 am



Absolutely stunning seaplane shot that I somehow missed seeing the other day
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Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:57 am

Again ! :hyper:


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Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:09 pm

Pretty cool shot:
 
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Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:22 am

:eyepopping: :faint:
 
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Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:54 pm

Another sweet shot:
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:54 am

Congrats Dara Z:

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Don't think I've ever seen that before. I definitely said "wow".
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Congrats Dara Z:

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Don't think I've ever seen that before. I definitely said "wow".

And PC too!
 
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Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:34 am

airkas1 wrote:
:eyepopping: :faint:


Agreed - superb. That's not easy to pull off. Real air to air shots aren't always so common, but to do one at night - even less common. Then to do it with that level of quality too, great work.
 
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Very deserving of PC. :thumbsup:

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Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:21 pm

Too many photos I want to give my PC vote to :faint:




Oh, and Bartosz has a GREAT shot in the queue that should pop-up in a week or so. :hyper:
 
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Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:31 am

The MIG-31 shot above for sure - that's the pick of those ones.

By the way, I kind of thought this was a very beautiful photo too:



Nicely done. :)
 
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cpd wrote:
The MIG-31 shot above for sure - that's the pick of those ones.

So far I've voted for all of them, except Bill's :yummy:

cpd wrote:
By the way, I kind of thought this was a very beautiful photo too:

Thanks!
 
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Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:44 pm

[photoid]http://www.airliners.net/user/photo-corner/photo/5329029[/photoid]
 
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[photoid]https://www.airliners.net/user/photo-corner/photo/5329029[/photoid]

Yeah... That's doesn't work. Because;
a) you used a full URL
b) it concerns a rejected photo

It's also not really in good fashion to post your own photos in this thread.
 
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Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:56 am

For me, these shots are just amazing :white:



 
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And more in the queue :yummy: :hyper:
 
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Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:58 pm

As the title of this thread says, these last three that Kas posted made me go WOW!.
 
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Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:05 pm

No words needed.

 
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airkas1 wrote:
Oh, and Bartosz has a GREAT shot in the queue that should pop-up in a week or so. :hyper:


 
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airkas1 wrote:
Oh, and Bartosz has a GREAT shot in the queue that should pop-up in a week or so. :hyper:




Yes, very nice.

This also caught me eye too:



And one final photo:

 
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airkas1 wrote:
And more in the queue :yummy: :hyper:



 
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All of these are excellent Kas! Congrats on the PC!
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Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:52 pm

Thank you! :shy:
 
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Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:25 am

For the Hornet fans out there...

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Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:16 pm

Wow! Bravo screener, bravo photographer!
It seems to me alone that the proportions of the aircraft are very distorted?
No more comments.
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We are aware of this and have contacted the photographer for a reupload. If he doesn't, then this photo will be deleted.
 
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airkas1 wrote:
We are aware of this and have contacted the photographer for a reupload. If he doesn't, then this photo will be deleted.
I am sure this is an accident.
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:02 pm

I can just say WOW. Well done Kas:
 
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Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:05 pm

Thanks Dara! :blush:
Goes to show how sharp the 5D4 can be, even at night. 0 sharpening applied to that photo.
 
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Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:45 pm

Maybe not your average kind of WOW-photo, but I did let out a small wow during screening just now.

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