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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Raptor Ready

2012 Rocky Mountain Air Show in Broomfield, Colorado.

Canon 7D, 100-400 L series lens. Cropped and straightened.

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Someday ...

Taken at KRFD with Minolta SRT101/Kodachrome about 15 years ago. By the way the C-195 is almost done!

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PT-57 of the Commemorative Air Force Out of Waukesha, Wisconsin

Shot with a Nikon D300 from a T-6 Texan.

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What Are the Odds ... ?

Caught this fly-on-take-off roll New Years Day 2013. Cresswel Hobby Field (77S).

Used iPhone; cropped it with Photoshop.

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Sunset in Venice (Florida)

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Title #6

Plane over the Swiss fields with the Leman lake (you see perhaps the small sailboats) and the French Alps in the background.

Photo taken with a Pentax K5 camera at 1/500 sec, F 29, focal length 170 mm. The plane was slightly re-centered, and the original file reduced down to less than 1 MB.

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Smith Creek Hot Springs

Central Nevada hot spring on a cold January day in 2013.

Taken with my cell phone.

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Under the Overcast

Shot at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in Havelock, North Carolina on May 6, 2012 with a Canon 60D. Cropped and color and contrast adjusted in PhotoShop Elements.

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Winter Bonanza

A typical winter day at a Minnesota airport and what we'll do to keep flying.

Canon SX260HS. No retouching except resizing.

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Dawn Patrol Breakfast Flight to Sebring (Florida)

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Flying Boat at Santa Rosa in December 2011

Taken with my Samsung phone at the Santa Rosa Jet Center. Re-sized to 80% of the original for submission.

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John Mohr at Sun 'n Fun

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Canadian Beech Staggerwing

Shot with Canon 7D, Canon 100mm-400mmL series zoom lens.

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PA-14 in Stanley Idaho

Brian and his PA-14 at Stanley, Idaho.

Nikon D-90 DSLR.

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Inertia Starter in Progress

EAA Chapter 48 at Moraine, Ohio (I73) sponsors the Funday Sunday Fly-In where the typical unique aircraft appear. The now-unusual inertia starter used on aircraft always draws a crowd.

Photo as shot. Kodak DX6490.

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Chesapeake Bay

Removed some plexiglass scratches.

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Sexy Sue

Relaxing before I fly. Waiting for the owner.

Sexy Sue. 1944 Douglas A-26 Invader.

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Plane Spotting at Heiner Field (Bedford, WY)

Sony H-1 Cybershot.

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Taken by me at the Wings and Waves Air Show in Daytona Beach, Florida (2012).

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NASA's Super Guppy at Sunset

Taken on an iPhone 5 at El Paso International thanks to a kind soul who got us up close.

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