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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Blues Up Close at KBay

At KBay Air Show September 30, 2012.

Cropped and reduced in size. D90 with 18-300mm lens.

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Magical Moment

Keith Cleversley took this on a formation sunset flight.

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"Follow Me" Up to the Sky

Zlin Z-226 and Z-326.

Sony DSLR A200 and PS El. 6.0.

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Royal KLM Dakota Princess Amalia

At EDFE (Egelsbach, Germany).

Camera: Samsung L77
No manipulations to this photo.

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CF-18 by a Nose

Makes a great wallpaper.

Taken with Nikon D90 18-200mm at 200 f13 1/400 ISO 800.

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Wyoming Grass Strip

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On Standby

Taken at JAARS Missions at the airport (MATA) in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

Panasonic DMC-FX33 f/9, 1/200 sec. Exposure bias -1.3 step. Resized from JPEG. No other manipulations.

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Low Pass

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Sanicole Air Show, Belgium

Canon 5D Mk II.
Lens: Canon 100-400 zoom f 4/5.6.
Adjusted with ACDSee Pro 4.

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Is There Any Better?

P51 Mustang Strega.

Canon G11.

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Sun and Shadow

I took these with my iPhone of a newly polished SNJ owned by Vic Krause. Gorgeous day for photos. I had to put a B&W filter on it to give it the classic look!

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Just Passing By

Cessna 205 passing the Bahá'í Temple and Wilmette Harbor north of Chicago on the lakefront.

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One Last Landing Before Dark

Photo shot by my wife Lou on October 2, 2012 at Cherokee Strip in Udall, Kansas.

Shot with a Fuji Finepix S1500. Nothing but a little cropping was done to the picture.

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Smooth Slip Over the Cornsilk

Blakesburg (Iowa) Antique Airplane Association Fly-In. Boeing 40 flown by Addison Pemberton, restorer and aviator.

Shot with an old Konica-Minolta 5D through a 12-year-old Tamron 200-400 lens. South end of field. Some light adjustment in Photoshop.

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Cruising Over L. Granbury, Texas on a Fine Autumn Day

Taken with a Nikon D60 using a 55mm lens.

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