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by aagold
Tue Jun 07, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: In Memory Of Patrick De Coninck
Replies: 28
Views: 3877

RE: In Memory Of Patrick De Coninck

So sorry to hear the news as it's always sad to learn of one of our community passing. My sincere condolences to his family.

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by aagold
Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: RIP Jetstream Aviation
Replies: 13
Views: 5733

RE: RIP Jetstream Aviation

So sorry to hear the news. My condolences to his family and friends.

Art

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by aagold
Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With Photography In Italy
Replies: 1
Views: 3139

Help With Photography In Italy

Off tomorrow for a trip to Italy. It's a family trip so I probably won't have much time to spend at airports, but would like some info just in case I can break free. I will be on a tour with my wife and her sister visiting Venice, Chianciano Terme, Sorrento, and Rome. While we stay in Chianciano and...

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by aagold
Wed Mar 25, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: R.I.P. Maik Korolczuk
Replies: 20
Views: 6281

RE: R.I.P. Maik Korolczuk

So sorry to hear the news. My condolences go to his family and friends, and to all who lost loved ones in this accident.

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by aagold
Tue Jan 06, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Air Canada Air To Air
Replies: 31
Views: 6010

RE: Air Canada Air To Air

The shots are absolutely beautiful and all should be included in the database as they are.

Good job Brian.

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by aagold
Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Info On Spotting Locations In South Africa ...
Replies: 4
Views: 5087

RE: Info On Spotting Locations In South Africa ...

Sorry for my delay in saying thank you for the info. It will definitely help me. Thanks again.

Art

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by aagold
Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Info On Spotting Locations In South Africa ...
Replies: 4
Views: 5087

Info On Spotting Locations In South Africa ...

I will be heading to South Africa in a few weeks and will have time to do some photography while there. Any info you can provide for locations and shooting conditions would be appreciated. Will be in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. We are also going to visit Victoria Falls so I will have some ti...

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by aagold
Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)
Replies: 299
Views: 8526

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 6)

Search of the database using any keyword filter does not work as well as selecting a specific airport from the pulldown.

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by aagold
Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting @JFK
Replies: 11
Views: 3412

RE: Spotting @JFK

Moose, we went to Inwood Park after being thrown out of Bayswater. Two cops there radiod in and got permission for us to stay and take pictures. They stood right behind us.

Hope you don't freeze your bippie off. TTYS

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by aagold
Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting @JFK
Replies: 11
Views: 3412

RE: Spotting @JFK

Itay, Sorry the response has been so sparse for you. If the weather promised to be a bit better I'm sure there would have been more responses. Tomorrow is suppose to be very cold and if you are going to Howard Beach that won't be to bad since you can jump in and out of the car to take your pictures....

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by aagold
Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Newark Security: Taking Aviation Photos Is Illegal
Replies: 37
Views: 7442

RE: Newark Security: Taking Aviation Photos Is Illegal

I've shot from the Ikea lot a number of times and have been told on several occasions that photography is not allowed. The police are the ones that tell you, not Ikea security. Apparently Ikea security calls the police to tell you to leave. Since it is private property they can forbid photography fr...

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by aagold
Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3-3-74...Paris Crash In The Forest
Replies: 61
Views: 22097

RE: 3-3-74...Paris Crash In The Forest

I remember following the news about the troubles with the DC-10s through the years. "Destination Disaster" was, in my opinion, an excellent source about the entire history of the cargo door problem. I bought the book and read it while on a business trip. I was flying from <acronym title="Philadelphi...

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by aagold
Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Andrew Hunt, 10,000th Acceptance
Replies: 36
Views: 7665

RE: Andrew Hunt, 10,000th Acceptance

Congrats Andrew. A stunning collection.

Art

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by aagold
Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident
Replies: 61
Views: 20431

RE: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident

I've got a few also that have happened over the years, probably more that I don't know about ... <center><br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Pan-American-World/Boeing-747-121/0271547/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Pan-Americ...

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by aagold
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thanks For 10 Million Views!
Replies: 22
Views: 5929

RE: Thanks For 10 Million Views!

Congratulations Thierry. Nice achievement. I've enjoyed seeing your photos over the years.

Art

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by aagold
Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare Planes At JFK For UN Assembly
Replies: 47
Views: 23977

RE: Rare Planes At JFK For UN Assembly

We caught a couple of the government aircraft on Sunday. An Argentina <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> 757, a South Africa 737 and the Russian State Transport <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-96. The Dreamlifter has made several stops this past week at <acronym title=...

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by aagold
Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Info For Photos In Moscow, St Petersburg & Kiev
Replies: 1
Views: 6814

Info For Photos In Moscow, St Petersburg & Kiev

Upcoming Oct. trip to Russia and Kiev. Will have some limited free time to do some photography in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Kiev. Any info appreciated as to spotting locations and the ability to get around without a car. I understand there are also some good aviation oriented museums. Thanks in adv...

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by aagold
Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: JFK Runway In Use
Replies: 5
Views: 7923

RE: JFK Runway In Use

Eskil, You can call <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> ATIS on 718-995-8188 and find out what runways are active. As far as runway changes they do happen frequently at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy Internationa...

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by aagold
Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 2)
Replies: 518
Views: 9711

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 2)

There is a problem with uploading photos to the queue. The reported numbers are incorrect. I had 40 uploads available and uploaded about 8 to 10 pics and the count on the upload page was showing I had 17 left to upload instead of the correct number. I went and looked at the queue, saw my photos that...

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by aagold
Thu May 03, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At JFK In August
Replies: 4
Views: 8021

RE: Spotting At JFK In August

Eskil, I would suggest you go to the airport either Sat. or Sun. They are the days with the most traffic both international and local. You did not mention if you will have a car or not. <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> is...

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by aagold
Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Alternate Spottingplaces At St.Maarten?
Replies: 10
Views: 6168

RE: Alternate Spottingplaces At St.Maarten?

Joern, I've been to <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), St. Maarten">SXM</acronym> several times and have tried to get some unique shots and angles. It's hard because it really has been over-shot by many, but you can still get some nice pics if you venture off ...

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by aagold
Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Was Your First Ever Accepted Picture?
Replies: 99
Views: 10351

RE: What Was Your First Ever Accepted Picture?

Accepted June 1, 2002 along with several others I had submitted just before leaving for vacation on Aruba. <center><br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Northeast-Airlines/McDonnell-Douglas-DC-9-31/0240511/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a hr...

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by aagold
Fri Oct 14, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Few Hours At JFK - Terminal 8
Replies: 6
Views: 4957

RE: Few Hours At JFK - Terminal 8

Gary I shot a few from Terminal 8 and you can get some shots of aircraft taxiing from one side of the airport to the other, but there isn't really a good spot for any runway action. The runways at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</...

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by aagold
Sun Sep 11, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Wgbh Public Radio Addresses Plane Spotting
Replies: 1
Views: 4677

RE: Wgbh Public Radio Addresses Plane Spotting

Phil and John, Phil and John ... keep up the good work! Things certainly are better today than they were just a few years ago. It's hard to forget those times when we were questioned by the local police while taking pictures near the NY area airports. I'll always remember Phil and I being taken to t...

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by aagold
Tue Jun 28, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Congratulations To Konstantin Von Wedelstaedt
Replies: 25
Views: 3987

RE: Congratulations To Konstantin Von Wedelstaedt

Congratulations Konstantin, quite an accomplishment. Don't stop now ... I've always enjoyed your work.

Art

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by aagold
Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Look Out SXM, I'm Coming Back Sunday!
Replies: 14
Views: 5411

RE: Look Out SXM, I'm Coming Back Sunday!

Mark, <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>, I'll give it up, but I know it won't be easy. I've had a desire for a number of years to take a unique picture and tried it once with no luck. I'm a diver and have a Nikonos underwater camera. Using that camera with a modest telephoto lens (sin...

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by aagold
Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Many First Experience. Thank You So Much!
Replies: 5
Views: 2708

RE: Many First Experience. Thank You So Much!

Akira,

Beautiful photo. A nice addition to the database. And I agree, I'd never have known you shot it at ISO 1000 if you hadn't told us in the comment.

Art Brett

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by aagold
Wed Sep 01, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Artistic Category
Replies: 20
Views: 919

RE: Artistic Category

Just one note since some only want to criticize the photo. I like it!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> While it may never make the cut on Anet, it shows that the photographer has taken the initiative to be cr...

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by aagold
Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips For SXM Spotting Trip
Replies: 2
Views: 5990

RE: Tips For SXM Spotting Trip

Surprised no one has responded to this request after three days. SXM, as you know, is an aviation photographer's paradise. Without question one of the best places to photograph airliners in a beautiful setting. The lenses you have are sufficient. I use a 12-24mm wide angle to get some of the shots o...

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by aagold
Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At Newark(EWR)
Replies: 9
Views: 6485

RE: Spotting At Newark(EWR)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/727LOVER" class="quote" target="_blank">727LOVER</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>One thing I have noticed about EWR threads...

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by aagold
Tue Aug 17, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photoshop Question (workflow-related)
Replies: 5
Views: 4093

RE: Photoshop Question (workflow-related)

I agree with ZakHH, you seem to be working to hard to create an image for the web. Keep in mind that the image you create and upload to Anet has a limited use, for example, you could make a good quality small size print. However, if someone were to order a large print the image would be useless. You...

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by aagold
Tue Aug 17, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MIA Spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 3833

RE: MIA Spotting

You can find some additional spotting locations on my website for Miami and Ft. Lauderdale ...

Photovation.Net

Art

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by aagold
Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Youngest On Airliners.net?
Replies: 35
Views: 7560

RE: Youngest On Airliners.net?

I believe this might be the photo taken by the youngest person. It was taken by Tyler McLaughlin, son of Michael McLauglin, of the Concorde when he was 4 years old. <center><br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/British-Airways/Aerospatiale-BAC-Co...

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by aagold
Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Eastern DC-7B To Visit Teterboro!
Replies: 0
Views: 6375

Eastern DC-7B To Visit Teterboro!

<b>Note:</b> This post also appears in the Aviation Photography forum. Not trying to duplicate things, just want to make sure the word gets out. It's not often a DC-7B comes to visit! Heads-up! The Historical Foundation's restored <b>Douglas DC-7B</b> in full <b>Eastern Air Lines colors</b> is plann...

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by aagold
Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Eastern DC-7B At Teterboro Aug. 12 - 14!
Replies: 0
Views: 4042

Eastern DC-7B At Teterboro Aug. 12 - 14!

Heads-up! The Historical Foundation's restored <b>Douglas DC-7B</b> in full <b>Eastern Air Lines colors</b> is planning a 3-day visit to Teterboro Airport beginning Thursday, August 12th until Saturday, August 14th. Flights are being offerred on each of the three days she's at Teterboro. This is an ...

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by aagold
Sat May 29, 2010 4:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AUA Next Two Weeks
Replies: 0
Views: 2210

AUA Next Two Weeks

Aruba! Here we come ... Anne and I are leaving for <acronym title="Oranjestad - Reina Beatrix (AUA / TNCA), Aruba">AUA</acronym> in a few hours and will be there for two weeks until June 12th. If anyone else is going to be there let me know and maybe we can do some shooting together. Please send a m...

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by aagold
Wed May 26, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nicholas Vollaro Reaches #500
Replies: 22
Views: 3796

RE: Nicholas Vollaro Reaches #500

Congrats to a good friend. I remember in the beginning when you got your first few acceptances. Seems like a long time ago, but it wasn't. Here's to your next 5,000  

Art

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by aagold
Tue May 25, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My Best Propeller Shot
Replies: 44
Views: 7552

RE: My Best Propeller Shot

Two shots with prop action ... <center><br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Maule-M-7-235B-Super/0980400/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Maule-M-7-235B-Super/0980400/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-phot...

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by aagold
Thu May 13, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MIA Shooting Locations
Replies: 2
Views: 3127

RE: MIA Shooting Locations

Here is a spotting map from my site for <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>. Lays out the locations that you can shoot from. <a href="http://photovation.net/Spotting/SpottingLocations.htm" target="_blank">Miami Spotting Locations</a> The map doesn't show ...

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by aagold
Tue Apr 13, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: First Photo On A.net
Replies: 20
Views: 5659

RE: First Photo On A.net

Justin, You're definitely right. Maybe not quite a hundred, but many from around the world asking if I had more like that. That was the beginning of my association with Anet and many of the friendships we enjoy today. Anne and I have had a great time traveling the world these past eight years, takin...

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by aagold
Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: First Photo On A.net
Replies: 20
Views: 5659

RE: First Photo On A.net

My first photo on Anet was ... <center><br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Northeast-Airlines/McDonnell-Douglas-DC-9-31/0240511/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Northeast-Airlines/McDonnell-Douglas-DC-9-31/0240511/M/" target="...

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by aagold
Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tim De Groot - Departure From Crew
Replies: 46
Views: 8570

RE: Tim De Groot - Departure From Crew

Tim ... sorry to see you leave the screening team. Your work served as an excellent example to countless photographers on the site and was always something for the masses to admire and strive to achieve. Hopefully you will still contribute to the site. Sorry I missed you the last time I was at <acro...

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by aagold
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: That's Photography, Not Spotting!
Replies: 25
Views: 5257

RE: That's Photography, Not Spotting!

Spence hit the nail on the head ... that's photography and not just spotting. To be able to capture such images indicates a level of achievement for the photographer. Their ability to see beyond the ordinary and to perservere against the odds to get the photo. Do you have any idea how many hours I'v...

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by aagold
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Ryan Pastorino Take A Bow.
Replies: 24
Views: 3092

RE: Ryan Pastorino Take A Bow.

I don't mind joining the band wagon and congratulating Ryan on a great shot. I know how hard it is to get such shots and appreciate seeing one that is well done.

Great shot!

Art

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by aagold
Thu Oct 15, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Germany Nov. 6 - 22 ... Recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 2980

RE: Germany Nov. 6 - 22 ... Recommendations

Germany is the destination because of the collectibles show in <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> on the 7th and 8th and, being in Germany, I thought it would be nice to visit our photography friends in Hamburg. We are free to go anywhere we ...

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by aagold
Thu Oct 15, 2009 3:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Germany Nov. 6 - 22 ... Recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 2980

Germany Nov. 6 - 22 ... Recommendations

Anne and I will be traveling to Germany arriving Frankfurt Fri. Nov. 6th and returning home from Copenhagen Sunday Nov. 22. Right now the only firm plans are to attend the Frankfurt collectibles show Nov. 7th and 8th, and to visit our photog friends in Hamburg the last few days of the trip. So ... a...

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by aagold
Mon Oct 05, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Salt Lake City-the Forgotten Airport
Replies: 16
Views: 4551

RE: Salt Lake City-the Forgotten Airport

I enjoyed a few trips to <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> just after the viewing park was closed. I shot from the parking garage and looked for a place (unsuccessful) off site for shots. This was about six years ago. There is a limited amount of ...

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by aagold
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The One Picture You'd Like To Be Remembered For?
Replies: 43
Views: 8289

RE: The One Picture You'd Like To Be Remembered For?

Spencer, A difficult choice and I'll have to go with two ... then ... <center><br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Aeronaves-de-Mexico/Douglas-DC-8-51/0255650/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Aeronaves-de-Mexico/Douglas-DC-8-51/...

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by aagold
Sat Sep 05, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Do You Most Enjoy About Spotting?
Replies: 29
Views: 5118

RE: What Do You Most Enjoy About Spotting?

I guess the thing I like most about spotting and aviation photography today are the friendships made with people who share a common interest in something you love. Things have changed so much since I took my first photos of airplanes back in the late 60s and early 70s. Back then there was no Interne...

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