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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Lakeside Ballooning

Photo taken at Lake Cullulleraine near Mildura in rural Victoria, Australia. I'd skipped on the afternoon flight due to work and missed the chance to do a "splash & dash" on the lake. D'oh!

Photo was taken with my Galaxy SIII with no post-editing at all. Not bad for a phone-cam. :)

You can see more of these pix at Flickr.

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Beautiful P-51

Shot at Oshkosh 2012 AirVenture.

No manipulation. Shot with an Olympus Stylus Tough-6000 waterproof digital camera.

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P-40 Dreams of Flight

Shot at AirVenture 2012 with a Nikon D50.

Some clean-up with Picasa.

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Stickers

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VIP Visitor for Grand Junction, Colorado

Photo unaltered. Taken with a very old Fuji digital "work" camera.

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Big Bar, Idaho

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F-22

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Sun Setting After the Storms

Taken en route to Atlanta from Savannah on August 7, 2012, after a round of thunderstorms passed through Georgia.

Taken with my iPhone 4S camera using the HDR setting from a passenger seat.

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Patriot Wing (and Friends)

Giant C-5s lined up about a half-mile away from the ramp at Westover ARB, Massachusetts during the air show August 4, 2012.

Processed to enhance contrast and color due to very hot and humid air, then cropped. Canon EOS Rebel T3i and 500mm lens.

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8,900' Cub

8,900 feet above sea level in the Sierras.

Shot with Nikon D40X. Post-editing in LightRoom.

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Old Glory Being Chaperoned

Taken from Camp Scholler.

Taken with Canon SX30-IS. Reduced resolution for uploading.

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Summer Rain Showers in South Georgia

Saturday, August 4, 2012. Near Claxton, Georgia.

Shot with Canon 260 HS. No manipulation.

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"Where Did That Nickel Go?"

Taken at the Oregon International Air Show (in Hillsboro, Oregon) August 4, 2012. Melissa Pemberton, pilot.

Shot with a Nikon D200 with an 80-200 zoom lens. Cropped.

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