Anything aviation related, to include planes, helicoptors, glider, or weather balloons.
Went to The Finger Lakes Region of NY this summer for a long weekend in the town of Hammondsport. It was great. While there, we took a trip in a Hot air Balloon with Liberty Balloon company, great bunch of guys. We had a blast, the weather was great and we got to see what its like to really fly at...
Went to the Keene air show yesterday, took a ton of pics. I still havent gone through them all but here are a couple so far....
An F-15 Falcon from the Barnes ANG Base in Westfield, MA lands after a training exercise.
See I shoot more than just trains ;). Here is a FedEx Airbus A310 landing at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT this evening.
Was at Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge Tuesday afternoon when this KC-135R aerial refueling tanker came in to land, actually it did this a few times, was most likely practicing approach or touch and go landings.
The NH Air National Guard is based on the same property as the Wildlife refuge.
Here's a couple photos from my visit to the Wings of Freedom display at the Groton/New London airport yesterday (9/15/09). The lighting wasn't ideal - I was there near noon - but I did the best I could...
1. P-51C Mustang
My first time shooting hot air balloons. Wasn't really sure what to expect but I did some research before I went and that really paid off. Now if only the breeze would have cooperated and kept most of them within running distance after launch...
Inflation (the good kind)...
On my way over to the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Milton, Delaware on Monday there was this pilot crop dusting a large farm just down the road from the refuge. To say the pilot had "testicular fortitude" would be a gross understatement. This guy was doing maneuvers that the Red Baron...
man i have a ton of stuff to post, i dont think i have posted anything in the last month or so. here are some shots from the local balloon fest a few weeks back.
HDR of the Space Shuttle Endeavor on the launchpad.
STS-400, the rescue mission for STS-125 with the Space Shuttle Endeavor on launchpad 39B at Cape Canaveral. The orbiter had been struck by lightning and was being inspected by NASA.
Here are a few shots from the Space Shuttle Atlantis this afternoon.
After my interview I went over to Winthrop to shoot the big birds taking off from Logan. Here are a handful.
Delta Airlines 1416 on final approach to Runway 33 at Bradley International Airport.
40D, 70-200 f/4L
I spent an hour down at Bradley this morning. The light was perfect for the planes landing on Runway 6.
I took a ride down to Bradley International in Windsor Locks this morning. I was fortunate to catch a parade of landings.
1. US Airways Embraer ERJ 190-100 IRW
2. A private chopper; Sikorsky S-76C
3. American Eagle
I just found out that the Blue Angels are scheduled to fly at a free airshow that is about an hour from me in April. I'll have to check that out. Any tips on shooting them? I am thinking of getting the 100-400 IS so may have to pick it up for this event.
a few shots from the Syracuse Balloon Festavile.
we went up to check out the balloons yesterday... i think i got a few decent shots.
here are just a few i like....
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