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WOW! Great C-5 Shot!  
User currently offlineMarco_polo From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 324 posts, RR: 17
Posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2119 times:

Hey Mate:

Where the heck did you stood to get this from? Definately a note worthy shots. Both shots are MAGNIFICENT!!! I have to say your evening shot with the Sydney city skyline is  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up. Everytime I visit SYD photos you manage to pull some crazy shots like these. Superb composition and color rendition Glenn.

Great Photographs mate and keep them coming!!!


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Photo © Glenn Stewart



Cheers - Jay

[Edited 2003-10-31 11:54:00]

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User currently offlineGlennstewart From Australia, joined Jun 2003, 1124 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2097 times:

Thanks Jay,

Very lucky for this beast to come in.

The wind picked up and brought a stray bird in. The USAF (AMC), couldn't land at Richmond (western Sydney), so decided to land at YSSY/Sydney Intl. Even better... no equipment to tow. So the poor C-5 Galaxy had to sit in front of Sydney skyline for this photographer to snap.

The position you ask...
I am on the departure level near the Qantas special handling area. A nice Qantas employee by the name of George, helped push a partition into place to reduce reflections of glass.
The great thing about this area compared to viewing deck, is a lack of light poles  Smile

You get a great view of the city from here. Also great to have the plane be in the perfect position for it, because I wasn't about to have any say in it.

We need more big US aircraft in. It's been a while since I've seen anything as graceful looking (whilst being LARGE). Reminds me of a couple of months back...


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This is a positive about having US bases and presence all over Australia on a regular basis. There are weekly US Military freights every week into Sydney, but out at Richmond where getting a shot is... well.. hard

Thanks for the kind words...

Glenn Stewart
Sydney, Australia



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User currently offlineSydneybuses From Australia, joined Jun 2001, 112 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2089 times:

Great shots Glenn! Waited at the beach all afternoon but it didn't want to depart!!

Norbert


User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1984 times:

Geez Glen that is a sweet shot, I am a sucker for C-5's and Skylines.. Great shot


Go big or go home
User currently offlineBigphilnyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 4077 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1969 times:

Those first two shots are the smae pictures! Glenn jsut lowered the lightness and raised the blue balance!! ANYONE can see that!  Big grin

No, but it's a great shot Glenn. I'd love ot see you come shoot in NYC someday.



Phil Derner Jr.
User currently offlineEbos From Belgium, joined Jul 2001, 520 posts, RR: 48
Reply 5, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1930 times:

Superb shots!!!

Sven



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User currently offlineJcxp15 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 997 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (10 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1893 times:

C-5's and C-17's are sweet planes.... Phil, imagine a C5 or C17 at LGA?! lol.... Awesome shots though!

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