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10-27-2010, 03:58 AM   #16
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I know theres a lot to be desired as far as quality goes, but I am happy as a beginner on my being able to get the shot considering speed of the planes,location and lack of range on my lens. these were cropped of course.

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Those are some great shots! I really wish I could have went.
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Also, don't forget to look at the people. Sometimes it's very worth turning around just when the show's getting most interesting.

A small second body of some kind with a wider lens can be very handy.

Also, pay attention to things like shoes, hats, and not to carry *too much* gear to walk a long way in, even if almost anything might be useful at an air show. (Nice to have friends.) I definitely think of these, because for someone as sun-sensitive and arthritic as myself, it's basically insane to attend an air show of any kind, even on a good day, but one day when I found myself shooting that huge one in Wisconsin (How huge could it be? I asked, unknowingly, applying like SPF 80 with a hose... ) Toward afternoon, I saw some folks doing almost as badly with all they'd been carrying all day. Not that I could blame them for wanting to bring nice stuff.

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Nicely done!

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Abandon all hope, it looks like you have been bitten by the airshow bug....:-)
Almost as bad as LBA.
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Hey, those are nice!!!
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Nice shots!.
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