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Airshow photos finally
Posted By: LaRee, 11-14-2008, 10:18 PM

I've had to wait over a month and a half to share these images. When I enter a competition that precludes posting the images on the web before the challenge ends, the weeks seem a long time passing. Most times I just end up not sharing the series at all. But I LOVE air shows and I thought maybe someone here might be interested in viewing these and maybe even taking a look at the gallery I put up? I shot a lot of images and maybe uploaded too many...but what can I say? I LOVE air shows.

Some of my favorites:








There were even a couple fellow Pentaxians there, kunik (of this site) and his wife. Chris's wife is absolutely stunningly beautiful, and she is a doctor no less! They make an adorable couple.


all shot with the k10d and Bigma
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11-14-2008, 10:26 PM   #2
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Excellent photos LaRee, these are the best i've sen from you over the years, well done!
11-14-2008, 10:32 PM   #3
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Wow, the first and the 3rd ones are my favorite. All very well captured.

Great to see this event done by you in 3 successive years here
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I am in a gasp LaRee. I think every shot is a cracker with the Bigma.

Awesome K10D performance.

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Whoa! Those are some very good images!! You have a steady hand with that lens too. I can't decide between #1 and #2 as my favs, but they are all very good.

Good work!

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LaRee.. Very nicely done. The first one is mounted in a frame right away! PS: Next time crab the lens from the Guy!!! JIMBO
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Great series LaRee. Would enjoy seeing more from this airshow...
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they had the red bull air race here in perth recently, unfortunately i never got there.
great images and well done getting them sharp

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Excellent shots LaRee. Love the condesation effects you captured in the first one. And the 2nd is tack sharp. Very impressive work with the Bigma! Well done!

The F-22 is probably the most awesome aircraft I've ever seen & I imagine you agree. I'm firmly hooked on these coastal air shows due to the condensation effects you get. You'd never see this (to this degree anyway) at an air show, say in Colorado (not enough humidity).

I was wondering when you were going to post these after your comment in my NAS Oceana Blue Angels thread.

Sooooo, give it up... How did you do in the competition that kept these unwraps for so long?

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Wow, nice series. #1 is my fav
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No1 is stunning alongside with No2

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Thanks Guys

To answer the question about how the first image placed in the competition I entered, it came in second place. But the first place winner almost doubled my points earned! Here is the link to the results:
Challenge #39: Welcome to the Machine - Main Photo Gallery by pentaxchallenge at pbase.com

Here are a couple more I like from the show.






The classic Blue Angel shot. I probably could have sharpened more, but I like it the way it is.


This is too fun going through the gallery and finding images to share. I hope you enjoy. I sprung for tickets to the "Flight Deck Chalet" this year. It cost $100.00 for my youngest son and me, which is a big deal because we don't spend that kind of money on entertainment normally. But it put us front and center on the flight line. It was a blast because a bunch of folks there were from the San Diego Digital SLR group. See, here is the group:
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Great photos. Thanks for sharing!

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Wow! These are really good! My draw dropped at the first shot. The classic Blue Angel shot at the end is a great shot too, but that first one.....oh my!
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even more great photos LaRee
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