Aviation Photo #0844203 Boeing 747-406M - KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines Cargo

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Friday the 13th, but I had all the luck in the world! The most magnificent sunrise I have ever seen, and luckily the characteristic shape of the 747 was right in front of it.
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    Tim de Groot - AirTeamImages
    KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines Cargo
    Boeing 747-406M
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
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    Amsterdam - Schiphol
    Netherlands
    May 13, 2005
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Comments (60)

Anonymous
14 years ago
The colors are amazing.
Anonymous
14 years ago
One hell of a shot!
great job
Anonymous
14 years ago
Nice shot, nice picture, nice landing, nice view. Try to look at No. 2 engine. (???)
Anonymous
14 years ago
I think this is an excellent shot because it's airline photography, but in a very artistic way.
Anonymous
14 years ago
Great shot, and great sunrise
Anonymous
14 years ago
The engine seems to be on fire but it's just the bending of the light from the sun by the heat from the engine. Great shot
Anonymous
13 years ago
Wonderfull, the catch is very original
Anonymous
13 years ago
Excellent picture, perfect timing!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Very nice
Anonymous
13 years ago
Perfect picture!
But what's up with the No.2 engine??
Reflection or what?
Anonymous
13 years ago
Awsome
Anonymous
13 years ago
Impressive. It is delighting to see how this shot ensnares the colors of dawn and the silhouette of such a beautiful aircraft. Note how the heat haze produced by engine #2 reflects the rising sun.
Anonymous
13 years ago
What a monster!!!!!! Beautiful!!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
With the lights - fantastic!
Anonymous
13 years ago
With the lights - fantastic!
Anonymous
13 years ago
You've hit the nail on the head with this one. by far one of the nicest photo yet. good on ya
Anonymous
13 years ago
I think this is the best shot i have seeeeen ever! the light the 747 the sun the lights and colour is just amazing
Anonymous
13 years ago
That's an excelent photo.
BTW, have the Australian Commonwealth Bank bought this photo from you? Because I saw very similar (or maybe the same) photo on one of their advertisements.
This photo is legendary!
Anonymous
13 years ago
What a nice shot! this kind of pic is simply awesome!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Fabulous sunrise and view, on my 50th birthday!
Anonymous
13 years ago
China Airliners Yeah!! Love this one!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Unbelievable sunrise and a great shot at all. Wish there'll be 10 stars to give!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Wow!!! You can see the heat coming from the Rolls Royce engines....
Anonymous
13 years ago
This is an amazing shot,exactly my favourite sort,plane departing into the sun1The flaps look greatand the lights add to the amazing effect.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Great, the efects of the sun on the building is amazing
Anonymous
13 years ago
Love the shot! is now my background
Anonymous
12 years ago
Lighting is perfect, perspective adds interest. Very nice!
Anonymous
12 years ago
Awesome!
Anonymous
12 years ago
Queen of the skies in all her glory. Beautiful
Anonymous
12 years ago
Huge
clean picture
Anonymous
11 years ago
I like this picture alot because its a great shot and the backround is perfect!!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
The fact that you got the sun set with the runwaylights and the plane momets before landing, is truly impressive!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great light and nice angle! 5*
Anonymous
11 years ago
Wow
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very nice pic
Anonymous
10 years ago
Perfect sunrise to wake up to ..!! congrats Tim u captured the moment .kudos !!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Beauty!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Absolutely stunning. You were very fortunate indeed.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Being a the right place and right time is not easy for a photographer, this a great shot.
Anonymous
10 years ago
WOW! It doesn't look natural! This picture is so amazing... Congratulations!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wonderful! 5+
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wonderfol.No words can desciber it.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sick photo!
Lovely aircraft
Really nice lights!
Keep up the good work.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Really great picture... I love those sunsets where the aircraft seems to be landing right in front of the sun... 5+ this is one of the greatest photos I've ever seen
Anonymous
10 years ago
Wow what an amazing shot. I can't believe that is a sunrise it looks like a sunset!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Coooooooooooooooool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Love the colors! Love the anticipation for touchdown! Love the aircraft! Looks amazingly smooth! Imagine being at the controls!
Anonymous
10 years ago
Extremely nice picture!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Awesome
Anonymous
9 years ago
Beatifull plane with beatiful lightning.
Anonymous
9 years ago
What a Brilliant Sunrise, and topped off with a 74, life dont get any better..
Anonymous
9 years ago
If this is what happened on 13th friday, i think it should be the luckiest date in the world. the 747 only adds to the marvel of the sunset
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great picture man versus nature
Anonymous
8 years ago
The exposure is great, focus is sharp, and the color of the sky is sweet. great shot.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great
Anonymous
8 years ago
Gee, sunrise?! Wonderful! Initially, in the thumbnail I thought it was sunset! .. I like to compare with your other picture (ID: 1217506) "The serene atmosphere a few minutes before sunrise", also very beautiful. 5*
Anonymous
8 years ago
Good
Anonymous
8 years ago
Amazing - absolutely amazing
Anonymous
7 years ago
Absolutely stunning image! 5 stars!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Very nice

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