malb777
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Help With Air To Air Shots

Wed Nov 23, 2005 8:36 pm

I fly often between Darwin and southern ports here in Australia, and often we spot the on comming conntrails of jets off to asia. But whenever I try to get a shot of the AC as it passes I miss it and get a shot of the contrail instead. this is despite the ac being in my view. What am i doing wrong all advice appreciated
thank god i was not born a bird. this type of flying is much better
 
manzoori
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RE: Help With Air To Air Shots

Wed Nov 23, 2005 8:41 pm

What sort of camera are you using? Is it a compact camera and hence you are experiencing the dreaded shutter lag?

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viv
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RE: Help With Air To Air Shots

Wed Nov 23, 2005 9:14 pm

As Manzoori says, it could be shutter lag - or a slow electronic viewfinder.
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