Aviation Photo #0988346 Boeing 777-224/ER - Continental Airlines

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I had a flight back home the night before, but when I found out MAX was doing IAH - NRT on the next day I decided to stay at IAH... With no place to go, no money, no food, no hotel… not anything. I managed to survive the night in between terminals as I waited for a moment I had dreamed for a long time... I was rewarded with this superb 18mm shot of MAX that I will treasure for all my life.
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    Juan Carlos Guerra
    Continental Airlines
    Boeing 777-224/ER
    Boeing 777-200
    Boeing 777-200
    Boeing
    29862
    253
    N77014
    Houston - George Bush Intercontinental
    Texas
    USA
    December 29, 2005
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Photo Added: January 11, 2006

Comments (56)

Anonymous
11 years ago
Great picture, but your dedication is most impressive : )
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great photos and great effort
Anonymous
11 years ago
Dude, you really deserved that picture after all you went through, this is an example of a hardcore spotter, we salute you!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Absolutly great!!!!! One of the best pictures on a.net!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Wow nice shot and really close to the aircraft!
Thanks for sharing señor Guerra, greetings from Monterrey
Anonymous
11 years ago
Its just MAX!!!! Unbelievable what he went thru to get this
Anonymous
11 years ago
Nice picture....you deserve it after staying out all night..pity the sun was,nt in your favour with catching your shadow..lovely colours..well done
Anonymous
11 years ago
What a huge amount of effort behind this photo!
Turned out excellent, the colors are simply fantastic, and the wide-angle effect is GREAT!

Well done J. C.!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Good things come to those who wait and wow... This shot is a blessing! Props to you for holding out because this shot is just AWESOME!
Anonymous
11 years ago
That is a very nice photo taken from the fence level sans the fence. Wonder how you did that?
--Vas
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very beautiful shot indeed. Great job Juan!
Well worth the wait.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Hi Juan
great picture. I think it was worth an uncomfortable night. congratulations from good old germany.

edgar
Anonymous
11 years ago
Loved the shot! Congratulations!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Congradulations on shooting this pic! I have yet to see Peter Max in perosn. It's strange cause I've been to EWR and IAH several times and still no Peter Max. My day will come soon God willing. Once again congrats!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Good Natural lighting
Anonymous
11 years ago
Excelente Foto Juan! What a gorgeous aircraft you were rewarded with. Good things come to those who wait ..and take a risk :-)
Anonymous
11 years ago
This is a piece of art!
Anonymous
11 years ago
I agree with the rest, this shot is spectacular. The deep blue sky really brings out the vibrant colors of this beauty. Certainly worth the wait I'd say.
Anonymous
11 years ago
****I decided to stay at IAH... With no place to go, no money, no food, no hotel… not anything*****

Now.. This is what i call an AIRLINER FAN!!
congrats.
Anonymous
11 years ago
I love the paint job on this 777. The flowing colors. It makes you want to travel to the South Americas. Its perfect. John Taylor, South Africa
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great
Anonymous
11 years ago
I wished he had come to MEX on december!
Nice one!
Anonymous
11 years ago
I saw him last week
He is great!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great colour!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Wow.. really colourful bird.
i like ;)

LN.
Anonymous
11 years ago
I'm not even a fan of this c/s, but the colours in this photo came out extremely well.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Now that is the meaning of dedication.
"I managed to survive the night in between terminals as I waited for a moment I had dreamed for a long time..."

Excellent photo. I love the colours and the bright morning light. You sir, are dedicated with a capitl "D"
Anonymous
11 years ago
Nice PIC.Beautiful aircraft.Exellent company.AMAZING.Vive Le Liban!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Aviation photography at its best! Well done Juan!
Anonymous
11 years ago
I can see his shadow in the bottom of picture!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
I was under the impression this bird was getting a repaint job a long time ago. what gives?
Anonymous
11 years ago
Beautiful, simply beautiful
Anonymous
11 years ago
Fantastic color. truly stands out among the rest.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Excelente foto Juan!
Valió la pena esperar!!
Great dedication and congratulations to you :)
Anonymous
10 years ago
I like the picture because I just like to see all the colors , all the time
Anonymous
10 years ago
This is an incredible photo!
Anonymous
10 years ago
I understand why is the treasure of all your life, it's a beautiful picture!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Juan, this is so inspirational to read. Beautiful photo too!
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW! These engines are so HUGE, but this livery is even better. Fascinating. Continental is very nice airline!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great lighting and intensity. I can almost hear this beautiful beast. Thanks for your dedication to the cause. There is definitley a method to your madness!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wonderful shot. And I like the story that comes with it. This is the right spirit! Thank you for both, the great photograph and the story of passion!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Just superb
Anonymous
9 years ago
5 starts for both the wonderful photo and juan's struggle to get this.for a moment I felt like this photo is representing America's colorful days..haha! and is that your shadow at the bottom juan? i guess yes? thanks a lot for this superb shot!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very nice shot! Great light and impressive colors.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Look at the size of those engines!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Can you imagine the impression this would make on a pax walking toward it across the tarmac and about to board? It's a shame people have to board via jet bridges. I wonder how many NEVER KNEW the work-of-art in which they flew!
- rsa
Anonymous
7 years ago
Ooo beautiful sky color a perfect moment! I love the blue sky.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Purty colors! Looks good against the blue sky. OH YAH!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Takes my breath away.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Staged against an absolutely flawless sky to complement and offset the marvelous colours of Max. 5*!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Two words: Great Livery!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Well worth the wait, thanks for a brilliant Picture
Steve Duane Australia..
Anonymous
7 years ago
Will "Max" keep it's colours when it get painted in the new United theme?
I hope so.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Awesome shot.. and FYI Max was repainted almost 2 years ago back into the regular Continental c/s, it's probably already sporting the new United logo by now
Anonymous
6 years ago
I will so miss Continental. Such a great airline swallowed up by it's bottom of the barrel opposite.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Nice job..

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