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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First Light

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1956 Beechcraft & 1956 Buick

'56 Buick (model 46R) owned by Don McManamey; '56 Beech (model G35) owned by Carl Small. Shot at EagleMed (KICT) in November 2012.

Pentax K10D with 16-50mm DA. Post-processed (monochrome mixer) in Apple Aperture.

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Elegant Lady in Early Morning Fog

A 1961 Cessna 182, taken just before sunrise at Heber Springs (AR) Municipal (KHBZ).

Taken with iPhone.

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Short Final on a Tennessee Afternoon

M33 in Gallatin, TN.

Photo taken using high-color mode. Resized for submission.

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John Mohr and Skip Stewart

Cleaned up with Adobe Lightroom.

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Ice Swirls on Spinner

Ice particle swirls on my Meridian spinner after an evening IFR approach into KEKO.

No manipulations to picture. Taken with my iPhone 5.

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Plane and Glider

Plane and its towed glider over the country.

Photo taken with a Pentax K5 camera at 1/500 sec, F25, focal length 110 mm. Original file slightly cropped and reduced to under 1 MB.

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Invictus the Long E-Z

I shot this photo from my Zenith 701 over the Puget Sound in Washington state. The photo was taken December 28, 2012. Getting a Long E-Z slow enough to fly at a 701's fastest speed was a challenge.

It was shot using a Canon 5dMII and a 24-105L. Only color temperature correction, dust removal, and other clean-up were done to this photo.

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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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Burning Sunshine

Picture taken with my GoPro Hero 2D camera, mounted on the left wingtip of this Piper PA28-140, during a local flight from Bergen, Norway.

The picture is cleaned up a bit in Photoshop, with some noise reduction, color corrections, and a slight crop to get the horizon level.

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Reflected Fun

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Twin Beech

2012 Beech Party in Tullahoma, Tennessee.

Shot with Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 28mm-300mmL series Lens. Cleaned up with Photoshop.

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Sunset on T-182T

Sunset pic of the tail of my 182.

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Clean Tornado Husky

Bringing the Tornado Husky home. While stopped in Selma, Alabama due to weather, we put the downtime to good use and thoroughly cleaned N40WY.

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Kincardine Pier

Taken with a Gopro Hero 2 from a Lazair ultralight.

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Clear the Runway

From the 2012 Fire Season, Broomfield, Colorado.

Canon 7D, cropped and straightened.

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Summer at Caesar Creek Soaring Club

On the flight line at Caesar Creek Soaring Club (2OH9) during the summer.

Photo as taken with Kodak DX6490.

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Somewhere Northeast of Santa Monica Airport

I was going home after a seminar in Santa Monica Airport on January 5, 2013, and I came across this on Pico Boulevard.

Original photograph directly out of my Pantech wireless phone camera.

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