Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase
Taken at the Great War Flying Museum at the Brampton Airport in Ontario, Canada.
Lady of the Airways
Yankee Lady on take-off right over my head at Mason, Michigan.
Sony A350. Used some noise reduction.
Tim's first flight over the Netherlands. May 2007.
The Enola Gay on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington, D.C. No mods to photo.
Heaven on Vargas Island
My Bushby Mustang ll on the beach at Vargas Island, just off the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Luscombe Lunch at Prairie Lake
Shot at Prarie Lake Hunt Club, north of Marseilles, Illinois. Airstrip has since been closed.
Shot with Sony Cybershot; slightly cropped.
Enhanced a bit with Aperture. Near Charleston Executive Airport (KJZI) in Charleston, South Carolina. C-172 Skyhawk II.
Flying past Mt. Baker, Washington State
Practicing Straight and Level
Mark Coleman and Paul Stambaugh outside of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Taken with a GoPro camera.
My sister-in-law and her daughter at the 2011 Bear Valley Springs (California) Balloon Festival. Taken with an HTC Android phone and resized in Photoshop for submission.
Strega Test Flight
Dawn test flight at Reno.
This Luscombe looked at home on this grass strip in Arkansas. I enjoy flying this plane.
Late landing on runway 03L in autumn at Montricher Air Field.
Photo taken with a Pentax Optio P80 camera at 1/640 sec, F 2.6, focal length 5 mm. Just resizing of the original file.
Santa Paula, California on Open Hangar Sunday.
Canon 50D. Reduced to fit the 1 MB max.
Landing at SeaTac in a Q400 at Night
Landing at SeaTac at night made for an unusal photo. Used a Fuji S2Pro with a Nikon 18-70 lens.
Holding the stick in one hand and the camera in the other, in an open-air cockpit on a nice freezing day.
Camera: Canon A1200
No processing except scaling down a little.
Next Year's Model
New F/A-18Q dual cockpit variant makes carrier traps easier than ever. Long final may cause slight discomfort.
Canon 7D with EF 100-400mm, f/4.5-5.6L, IS USM. Cropped for increased viewing pleasure.
Early Morning at EAA Seaplane Base
The EAA Seaplane Base at Willow Harbor as a fog bank lifts over Lake Winnebago during AirVenture 2011.
Nikon D90. Cropped for composition.
My dad volunteers with the CAF in Camarillo and caught the China Doll in the hangar lights. Other than size, the picture is unedited.