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What Kinda Shots Do U Like?  
User currently offlinePIAforME From Denmark, joined Sep 2001, 164 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1982 times:

Besides generally loving all kind of aviation photos,
as far as Im concerned, I specially like low altitude overview shots of airports or airport perimeters (fly by's, finals). Especially of some rather exotic airports - for example in South Asia (Pakistan India B'Desh Nepal S -Lanka). I also like overview shots if they come with precise descpription of heading and position.

So much for my fetish  Wink/being sarcastic

How about yours?  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Cheers

Kamran Sarwar

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User currently offlineROSWELL41 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 803 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1907 times:

My personal favorite shots are inside aircraft in the bone yard. It's just so interesting to see what happens to them once there days are up.

User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 4020 posts, RR: 26
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1902 times:

Retro-jets, in particular from the late 60s to the mid 80s.

As for action, I love 'threshold' shots where the plane is only seconds from touchdown, usually shot from behind and over the approach lights. I also like 'vapour' shots, where rain or mist is evident over the wings and the engines as a plane is roating or landing. Shots where you have dramatic backdrop ..i.e. a skylines (see Mark Garfinkel or Vasco Garcia's work from Boston), moutains (Andrew Hunt's shot from ZHR is a classic example of this), ect....Joe Pries and Michael Mclauglin's work from NYC's airports are first rate examples on how do shoot a classic 50mm profile shot.

Oh yeah, I kinda of like my modest collection.


Thomas



"Show me the Braniffs"
User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1897 times:

Thomas,
I like your modest collection too.
Mark G


User currently offlineEDIpic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1896 times:

Exotic overwiews? Buddy Colin has these covered: >>


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and the best >>


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Heaven!

Gerry/EDI





User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2242 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1868 times:
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I like these kind of shots the best


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Any out of the window pic is the best. I had made some with my camera on a National Airlines Boeing 757 with the engine in it but they rejected them They were really good though.



"He was right, it is a screaming metal deathtrap!"-Cosmo (from the Fairly Oddparents)
User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1865 times:

Any Artsy shots.

I especially like shots taken from higher up (say on the 30th Floor of a hotel instead of on the ground), just about every unusual shot that worked.

I don't like Crash Photos (boring), Side profiles (although they are a necessity).

Regards

Dan


User currently offlineLubcha132 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2776 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1862 times:

I like the boneyard pics too.
shots of b757 noses @ angles are cool

I don't like nose shots of widebodies, the cockpit windows look weird.



User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1836 times:

I like tail shots (when there of a few aircraft, not just one)


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And I must say I like this angle for shots aswell


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LGW



User currently offlineSin777er From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1812 times:

Tail shots of lots of aircraft, cabin views, nose close up, and rotating shots.

User currently offlineBernieh From Austria, joined Sep 2001, 89 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1808 times:

I like sunset and night photos or photos of airliners showing trees etc. in spring and autumn.

I like those best:


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cheers
Bernd


User currently offlineLindy field From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 3131 posts, RR: 13
Reply 11, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks ago) and read 1788 times:
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I like all shots from Lindbergh Field.  Smile


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I also like the shots of older aircraft and airport overviews with impressive backdrops.


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