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Posted By jawsy [Profile] [Gallery] Original Filesize 1.75 MB
Category PentaxForums Exclusive Gallery Original Dimensions 3909 x 4893
Date Posted 01-03-2017 Number Of Views 2,164
Average Rating 4.00, 10 votes Number Of Comments 6
Title Tip of the Spear
Description Static image taken of Royal Australian Air Force F-111C 'Pig' A3-142 Gate guarding Forest Hill RAAF Base.

Popped out for a look whilst in Wagga Wagga for a short stay and almost left the camera behind. After taking a few general shots I noticed the sun was about to cast a symmetric shadow, so I hung around for a few minutes longer to capture the alignment. I had a feeling the harsh light, new glary concrete and gloss radome would look good in B+W.

One of those rare moments where the worst time of day for shooting made the best time.
Camera Pentax K-3ii
Lens Sigman 17-50 2.8 OS
Location Forest Hill RAAF Base NSW, Australia
EXIF Information:
File Name Tip_of_the_Spear.jpg File Size 1838056 Bytes
File Date 2017:01:03 04:23:54 Camera Make RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
Camera Model PENTAX K-3 II Date/Time 2016:12:26 14:43:18
Resolution 3909 x 4893 Flash Used No
Focal Length 17.0mm (35mm Equivalent: 25mm) Exposure Time 0.0025 s (1/400)
Aperture f/10.0 ISO Equivalent 100
Exposure Bias -0.70 White Balance Auto
Metering Mode Center Weight Exposure Aperture Priority (Semi-auto)
Exposure Mode Manual Lens Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM
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#1
01-04-2017
pjv
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Tip of the Spear

A very worthy inclusion into this gallery mate. Excellent capture.
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#2
01-07-2017
jawsy
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Tip of the Spear

Cheers! Much appreciated.
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#3
01-07-2017
Bruce Clark
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Tip of the Spear

Superb
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#4
02-02-2018
SSGGeezer
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Tip of the Spear

Brilliant shot of a classic aircraft. Lovely!
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#5
10-12-2019
StiffLegged
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Tip of the Spear

The best time of day for light is when the light is right for the image. Well anticipated!
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