Gary2880
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Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:24 am


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what can be said appart from stunning. beautiful shot

cant think of much elce to say about it, just amazing!!

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Gary
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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:26 am

OMG that shot is AWESOME! Not much else can be said I guess. Great work.
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Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:30 am

I follow Jeffwells work and his shots like this are always, unmistakably outstanding! This one is another excellent example of his work.

Lew
 
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Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:31 am

Incredible.
Makes me a very tiny photographer..
All the best to the photographer Big grin

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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 2:24 am

It's a great shot, but how come the contrails aren't coming out of the engines?

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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:31 am

Yes, why are the contrails not eminating from the back of the engines? Is that just a phenomenon?

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John
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Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:34 am

Also, why does the contrail seem to pass over the top of the tailplanes and not beneath them?

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John
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Fri Jul 22, 2005 9:41 am

Its so good someone is bound to say its photoshopped Big grin
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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:17 pm

FAKE!!! Lol

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Seriously great shot - fantastic effect!

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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:52 pm

Quoting Sean377 (Reply 4):
how come the contrails aren't coming out of the engines?

Apart from the typical engine contrails, given the right circumstances, contrails might be generated by aerodynamic causes, in a way quite similar to the condensation over the wings we are used to see in approaches of take off from humid airports:


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Gary2880
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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:01 pm

The 'stars' (ice) really made this photo for me over others, very magical feeling to it. Quite the honor to be able to upload to the same site where that kind of photo is displayed
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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:04 pm

Yes, I see that now. Now that I'm convinced it's real I am even MORE impressed by the photo!!!

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John
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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:07 pm

One word to describe this sort of stuff.
FANTASTIC.
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RE: Wow...

Fri Jul 22, 2005 9:46 pm

Quoting JAT74L (Reply 6):
Also, why does the contrail seem to pass over the top of the tailplanes and not beneath them?

I think it only seems to be that way, as you said. The contrail passes underneath the tailwing, but it can't be seen due to the reflection of the tailwing being brighter than the contrail.* You can actually see a little bit of the contrail below the leading edges of the tailwing, better seen on the portside.

On the trailing edge side, you can see how the shadow cast by the tailwing obscures the contrail, thereby disabling it from breaking the light coming from above and creating that rainbow-ish phenomenon. You can actually see the shadow in its entirety if you take a close look.

Thanks for my new amazing wallpaper, Jeffwell!

* talking about light coming from below here (reflections in the atmosphere)
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