Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase
Maintenance in Bermuda Dunes
Processed into black-and-white.
What's with the Prop?
Not a single manipulation — other than whatever the iPhone processing did to insert the cool prop effect. Taken over Gulf Islands en route to Vancouver on Central Mountain Air.
Ed. Note: What causes that aliasing effect, anyway? See here.
Aluminum Overcast Front Office
Taken in 2009 during a visit by Aluminum Overcast.
This photo was taken at the Mendota (Illinois) Fly-In Breakfast 2009 at Grandpa's Farm Airport.
Fly-by before landing Great Lakes biplane after some aerobatic instruction.
Taken with Cannon T3i, 18-55mm lens.
Falcon on Final
Falcon 20 at KPHT (Paris, Tennessee).
Pentax K200D, DA 300.
This was shot just after sunset after a beautiful day of flying east of Lake Tahoe.
Nikon D40X with minor Lightroom clean-up.
"Hey, Bob!" from 36,000
Cleaned up with Adobe Lightroom.
Fall Colors in New Yorks' Finger Lakes Region
No manipulations other than contrast and haze elimination. (Yes, I did capture the wingtip strobe flash — it was not added later.)
Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-300mm lens.
Sand Patterns — Cape Code, Massachusetts
This is an original photo taken by me en route to an actual CAP mission off Cape Cod, Massachusetts in the Atlantic.
Picture shows turbidity and sand movement. Taken at approximately 2,000 MSL.
There has been no manipulation of the photo. Taken with a Minolta x-500.
Open Cockpit — Real Flying
1929 Stearman Model 4E at the 2012 Beech Party (at KTHA).
Shot with Canon 7D, Canon 100mm-400mmL series zoom lens.
My baby sister on her first flight with me in the 152.
Shot with GoPro Hero3.
Dawn Patrol at Lake Havasu Balloon Festival
Short Final — Heiner Field (Bedford, WY)
Sony H-1 Cybershot.