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Gumnut Nov 13, 2007 6:56 AM

this is actually from qualifying, the day before the race
i wanted to beat the crowds
all photos were with an old 400mm screwmount lens on my K10D

going straight up after take off
http://www.johndolphin.net/photos/da...edbull_44a.JPG

one and a half kilometers away
http://www.johndolphin.net/photos/da...bull_10a_2.JPG

take off
http://www.johndolphin.net/photos/da...edbull_43a.JPG

going past the city
http://www.johndolphin.net/photos/da...edbull_67a.JPG

negotiating the course
http://www.johndolphin.net/photos/da...edbull_17a.JPG

there are more here http://www.johndolphin.net/photos/ca....php?cat_id=55
not all are taken with the 400 and some are with the (broken) DS
enjoy :)


Taz2w Nov 13, 2007 4:32 PM

As I pilot I love thoes pics!!:cool:Red bull baby!

Cleared into the box . . . . SMOKE ON!

NonEntity1 Nov 13, 2007 10:15 PM

Neat shots John and what a neat opportunity to get some photos. I think I like your take-off shot the best, but if you did not know it was "supposed" to be doing that you would assume that plane was in real trouble.

Tim

Gumnut Nov 14, 2007 5:30 AM

thanks guys
it was a fun afternoon
( a fair hike around the river though)
i had been told about the take offs so went with the idea of getting at least one photo
a shame i have to wait another 12 months before i can have another go
lol

sgarthee Nov 14, 2007 10:05 AM

I like 3 and 4 the best but they are all good.

Some day I will get to one of these.

inneyeseakay Nov 15, 2007 9:57 AM

Great shots... I really like No. 4. You are very talented with an all-manual system...

Nick

Gumnut Nov 19, 2007 4:03 AM

sgarthee if you can get to one i would recommended it as a photo opportunity, i did go the day before the race and took photos of qualifying
i didnt want to fight the crowds

i dont feel i can take all the credit for the shots Nick, the antishake in the K10D really helped, and of course you dont get to see all the binned ones
lol

thanks for taking a look :)


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