Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase

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Each week, we go through dozens (and sometimes hundreds) of reader-submitted photos and pick the very best to share with you on Thursday mornings — and one photo that stands above the others is awarded an AVweb baseball cap as our "Picture of the Week." Want to see your photo here? Click here to submit it to our weekly contest.

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Mile Hi in HDR

This is an HDR (high dynamic range) processed image of my Rans S-7S parked atop Mile Hi Airstrip in Idaho. Shot with a Nikon D7000.

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Husky in Its Natural Environment

Aviat Husky flying over the Ottawa River. Taken from a C-172 photo ship in formation. Shot with a Nikon D200 and a Nikkor 70-200mm f2.8 lens.

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Oil Change 3U2

Oil change on the way home from Alaska. Sony CyberShot. Yellowpine, Idaho.

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Camping at the Av-Ranch

August camping at the Av-Ranch in Manitoba, Canada. Taken with Canon Powershot SD1300; lighting enhanced.

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Flying the Flag

Opening of the air show on Friday at Oshkosh 2011. Nikon D70, unretouched.

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Altius, Citius, Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger)

En route to Lausanne, capital of the Olympic Games, on the banks of the Leman Lake [Lake Geneva]. Photo taken with a Pentax Optio P80 camera at 1/200 sec, F 5.3, focal length 16 mm. Just reduction of the original file under to 1 MB.

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Hawaii Mars

Kodak EasyShare Z710 zoom digital camera. Photo taken at Gregoire Lake in Northern Alberta during the 600,000-hectare fire.

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Gliding Home

Landing the Libelle at Seminole-Lake Gliderport. Taken by my wife with a point-and-shoot camera; no manipulations.

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EC135 Sawtooths & the Milky Way

No manipulations. Taken with Droid Incredible cell phone at 8mp through a pair of night vision goggles. Shot at the Stanley, Idaho airport.

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100th Anniversary

Photo taken on Saturday the 27th of August at the 100th anniversary of "Aerôport La Blécherette" in Lausanne, Switzerland. Landing after several passes over the runway, paired with a Mitsubishi Zero. Notice the French insignias — don't think one sees too many of those these days. Camera: Canon G10 ISO80; f/5; 1/400; 30 mm lens.

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FiFi

Boeing B-29A Superfortress FiFi takes off on runway 18 at Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) during AirVenture 2011. FiFi is the only airworthy B-29 in the world.

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The Morning Sunrise Smiles and Shines on the Monocoupes at Blakesburg

Taken in the morning at the Antique Airplane Association annual invitational fly-in in Blakesburg, Iowa. Canon 20D. Resized in Photoshop.

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Photo of the Picture-Taker

I went flying with my dad in our Fairchild 24 to have some air-to-air photos taken by Gilles Auliard when I snapped several pictures of him in the photo plane.

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Runway 3-0 at MHV

Taken on approach to MHV on August 29, 2011. No changes to photo. Photo is as it was taken by my Canon Powershot S2 IS.

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Ketchikan Traffic Jam

Taken from the back seat of a Beaver, following in the trail of two others. Nikon Coolpix 8100; resized and colors balanced.

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Time Among the Clouds

En route from MSP to ANC over northern Canada. Aircraft is a 747 freighter.

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Work, Work, Work ...

AirVenture Oshkosh 2011.

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Dakota Cockpits Alive!

Military aviation weekend at Aviodrome. Slightly cropped (in Adobe Lightroom).

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Betty Jane Bares All

The Collings Foundation's P-51, Betty Jane, gets a 25-hour inspection in Pasco, Washington. Enhanced with Adobe Lightroom 2.

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