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Suggestions For Shooting Cabin/Flight Deck Shots  
User currently offline744flyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 62 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4364 times:

Hey guys,
Tomorrow, a friend of mine is giving me a tour of a couple FedEx jets, and I was hoping to get some good pictures of the inside cabin, cargo compartment, and the flight deck. I was wondering if anybody had any helpful tips for camera settings, use of flash, hotshoe, tripod or anyother tips??
Thanks four your help.
Luke R.

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User currently offlineTimdeGroot From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 3674 posts, RR: 64
Reply 1, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4363 times:
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Hi luke

Dont mind helping but if you search this forum there must be dozens af very good posts with tips and tricks on the subject

Tim



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User currently offline744flyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 4316 times:

Thanks Tim,
I'll look into those posts.
Sorry about this.
-luke


User currently offlineJorge1812 From Germany, joined Apr 2004, 3149 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4251 times:

Why not start a Masterclass thread about that subject, would be interesting.

georg


User currently offlineGliderpilot08 From Canada, joined Jun 2008, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 4230 times:



Quoting Jorge1812 (Reply 3):
Why not start a Masterclass thread about that subject, would be interesting.

??? What is a master class thread - for Aviation Photography???



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User currently offlineSoon7x7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (5 years 11 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4222 times:

A great way to capture interiors is at night....cameras don't like dealing with two primary light sources (daylight/artificial). You must choose your primary light source,...artificial or ambient daylight. Interior shots come out better at night when using onboard lighting as primary source.
Best at night if crew can give you power for onboard lights as primary light source...use time exp/ w tripod, low iso settings and shutter release cable.Daytime,... avoid flash shots inside unless you combine with ambient light/ flash as fill source...If cargo bay has few windows ask for onboard lighting and time expose...no flash...usually those interiors are well lit and outside light is minimal through door and exit windows....close cockpit door...

I just set color temp on auto and/or use gray card if you have one.

On time exposures, set long exp noise reduction ON.

Reduce contrast setting if you can.

Cockpit shots day...use exp lock on outside exp, then bounce flash...

night cockpit..pretty much same as above or time exp..


Any way...at work...probably confused you...ask away if any ?'s


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