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Death Rays From A 747
Lens: Vivitar 90-230mm zoom Camera: Ricoh XR2s Photo Location: Everett, Washington 
Posted By: Racer X 69, 10-27-2019, 12:46 PM

Many years ago, when film was king, and digital wasn't even a dream, I packed a 35mm SLR around, shooting anything and everything. One evening, while driving past the Boeing airplane factory in Everett, Washington, I had the urge to make a few exposures. I made my way into the second shift parking lot on the West side of the factory, which gave a pretty good view of the flightline on the opposite side of the freeway. Having left my tripod at home I rested the camera on the roof of my car, and made two exposures of a Boeing Air France 747.

The first was clearly much better, as the camera didn't move at all.




Then, on a whim, I zoomed the lens during a second exposure.



Shot on Kodak color film (probably 100ASA color film), with a Ricoh XR2S, with a Vivitar 90-230mm lens mounted.

Copied with a Pentax K5IIs, and A50mm f1.7 lens with a Pentax Auto Bellows M and Slide Copier For Auto Bellows M.
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10-27-2019, 04:34 PM   #2
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Interesting effect.
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Fun shot, but certainly the first one in “better”. I have tried this effect once or twice and never made much interesting with it. Should try again.
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