Aviation Photo #1296381 Gulfstream Aerospace G-V Gulfstream V - Untitled

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By now you all probably know that the approach into Samedan is an amazing one, but this Gulf just beats what I've seen so far. Thanks to quite some crosswind it seems like he is heading in my direction which results in the ability to get a beautiful head-on shot of this Bizjet. This is a full colour photo and not manipulated at all. The sun was directly in line with the airplane approaching, that's why this fuselage is shadowed too, and thanks to the bright snow from below the full plane is lit perfectly, while the scenery is severely underexposed. Dedicated to f/o James C.
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    Gulfstream Aerospace G-V Gulfstream V
    Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159/G-IV/G-V Gulfstream (C-20/C-37)
    Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159/G-IV/G-V Gulfstream (C-20/C-37)
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    Samedan (St. Moritz) - Oberengadin
    Switzerland
    February 3, 2007
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Comments (66)

Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot! Very well done
Anonymous
9 years ago
It seems unreal with that perfect background. Congratulations!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing just one of those shots where everything came together at the right time and the outcome is awesome.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Absolutely amazing shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very nice and cool looking shot! Beauty of nature combined with art of technology.
Anonymous
9 years ago
That wing is a thing of beauty!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Well done!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Like a white bird of prey. Glory.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow! That is what I call a nice girl with large earrings!!! :) Nice one, good angle and fine contrast with the scenery in the background...
Anonymous
9 years ago
That's one of the best photos I've seen so far... PERFECT !!

Rui Miguel
Anonymous
9 years ago
Good work. really impressive. just excellent...
Anonymous
9 years ago
One of the most beautiful aircraft ever made. And this photo really does a heck of a job showing that.
Anonymous
9 years ago
I love the engines for having about the same diameter as the fuselage. Amazing!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Excellent photo.... Gulfstream V looks like an angel.
Anonymous
9 years ago
The detail, the color and the lighting, it just jumps out at you, the lineup seems perfect, just an outstanding photo to me.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Oh my gawd big long wings *majorly spazzes out*
Anonymous
9 years ago
Superb! Heads up, ears open.. ;-)
Anonymous
9 years ago
So Beautifull Dude!!! ;)))
Anonymous
9 years ago
WOW! White godess coming in for landing- 5 stars for this awsome shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Piece of art.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Nice pic: instant classic !
Anonymous
9 years ago
Stunning shot - perfectly composed, and the 'reverse lighting' effect makes it really stand out. Well done!
Anonymous
9 years ago
So beautiful!really nice!looks so clean and bright!this pic must be your very proud works!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Bloody awesome
Anonymous
9 years ago
Awesome shot!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Excellent shot, the distinction between foreground and background is breathtaking!
Anonymous
9 years ago
One of the coolest spotting places on earth ;)
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow! Amazing shot of this G-V! ON another note I had forgotten how big those engines look from the front. Awesome!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Just perfect, great picture, really nice view
Anonymous
9 years ago
This Gulfstream looks amazing!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing photo,artistic shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Perfect shot, the plane looks so elegant
Anonymous
9 years ago
What a wet-dream-picture! Five stars!
Anonymous
9 years ago
This woud make a great painting.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great contrast in this frontal shot. well thought-out and executed.
Anonymous
9 years ago
An absolutely beautiful photo of a plane I make my living with!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Excellent
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow! One of the most amazing shots ever! Five Stars!
Anonymous
9 years ago
The contrast & tech. is spectacular.The a/c looks other-worldly,gilded in platinum.Congrat's on flawless 5-star !
Anonymous
9 years ago
Fantastic lighting on a superb aircraft
Anonymous
9 years ago
The light is great. Incredible picture.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Cool! - *****
Anonymous
9 years ago
WOW ...... all I can say.
Anonymous
9 years ago
That is a once in a lifetime shot
Anonymous
9 years ago
Exactly head on! Amazing!
Anonymous
9 years ago
One of THE best Gulfstream shots I have ever seen! Great pic. Florian!
-Andrew K.
Anonymous
9 years ago
The perfect lighting and the photographer's position show off the grace of this airplane wonderfully.
Anonymous
9 years ago
There are certain airplane's that just look good in the pattern. At the top of that list is the Gulf Stream G-V, Beech King Air 200 or 350, Donier Do-328 Turbo prop and a few other that I like. This is one of those great shot where everything just came together at the right time and that's from some one who use to be into photography. Good Job...
Anonymous
8 years ago
Love this shot. Love how you can see full flaps down.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Damn that's sexy
Anonymous
8 years ago
Black eyes & small nose
Anonymous
8 years ago
It looks like he is suspended in air. COOL
Anonymous
8 years ago
Perfect shot. I love the reflection of the sun.
Anonymous
8 years ago
This aircraft is so beautiful espesially in this pic with dark mountains, lit-up flaps and BROAD wingspan
Anonymous
8 years ago
A fery nice picture :)
Anonymous
8 years ago
That's a beautiful shot!! you can see the size of the engines and the full flaps. perfect!! congratulations!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Man, you just can't get better than the shot of a gulfstream head on with a beautiful background! thats the best I've seen.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Love it!!
Anonymous
8 years ago
A beautiful picture!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Awesome!
Anonymous
8 years ago
The engines are as big as the fuselage!
Anonymous
8 years ago
The dream of every Biz-Pilot, in a clean and shiny G-V into Samedan. Perfect image
Anonymous
8 years ago
Stunning capture, like all the pieces of a puzzle falling into place by the sounds of things with the X-wind, snow, sun position. Pity all the EXIF data has been stripped, I'm interested to know what settings you had on your camera (exposure time, EV bias, ASA speed etc).
Anonymous
7 years ago
Perfect lighting
Anonymous
6 years ago
As usual, Florian turns in another fantastic photo;
Florian, thank you so much, not only for the great photo, but also for taking the time to include all of the details concerning the image! Wish everyone would do it!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Who wrote anything on the picture being manipulated? It looks as natural as it could possibly be!!!!

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