Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel
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JWilsonphoto
Registered: Jan 16, 2002
Total Posts: 18832
Country: United States

Welcome Sam! Those are all great, but the last one is especially beautiful.



stevezzzz
Registered: Aug 01, 2010
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Indeed, Sam: welcome! Where did you shoot these? Nice contrast between the bucolic and the technological.



Jan-Arie
Registered: Dec 24, 2005
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Country: Netherlands

Hey Sam welcome great stuff great atmosphere in your photo's..

Guys check this video cool behind the scenes of the media dep at the George Bush Carrier

GeorgeBushMediaDep

It's on facebook so I don't know if it viewable for everybody



waterflyboy22
Registered: Jul 10, 2006
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Country: United States

I may be way off here, but my guess is Sam was shooting at Zurich?



Sam_S
Registered: Aug 21, 2006
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Country: Switzerland

Thanks Guys.

waterflyboy22 wrote:
I may be way off here, but my guess is Sam was shooting at Zurich?


Correct! Was below freezing point the whole day. We rarely get a sunny snow days so I can't complain.



FlyingPhotog
Registered: May 09, 2008
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Country: United States

Thanks All for the birthday wishes. Just glad to be here.

Welcome Sam! Nice introduction.



JWilsonphoto
Registered: Jan 16, 2002
Total Posts: 18832
Country: United States

Tell you what, I know they say a carrier deck is the most dangerous place in the world, and I'm sure that's true, but an oil rig/oil field site has to rank right up there. I'm working closely with more and more crews these days and it amazes me that any of them have any fingers, toes, arms, legs left. What a fascinating and sobering process it is watching these pros do their jobs. "Drill Baby Drill! is significantly easier to say than to do.



stevezzzz
Registered: Aug 01, 2010
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Country: United States

Jan-Arie wrote:
Hey Sam welcome great stuff great atmosphere in your photo's..

Guys check this video cool behind the scenes of the media dep at the George Bush Carrier

GeorgeBushMediaDep

It's on facebook so I don't know if it viewable for everybody


Scott Kelby got to spend a couple of days on the same carrier recently and devoted an episode of The Grid to the experience. He's got nothing but nice things to say about the media department. And get a load of their equipment room! Looks like the photo of Canon's storeroom at the Olympics that floated around last summer, except in this case the gear's all Nikon.

http://kelbytv.com/thegrid/2013/01/31/the-grid-episode-83-aircraft-carrier-shoot/



Jan-Arie
Registered: Dec 24, 2005
Total Posts: 4039
Country: Netherlands

Cool Steve have missed that one going to check it out

Well that was cool that guy is hilarious good fun



Rodolfo Paiz
Registered: Jan 07, 2007
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Country: United States

I've been working on a presentation for the last 8 hours straight. Dropped in here for a spot of pixel medicine... thanks to all of you for the respite.

For anyone who needs to present anything, check out Prezi for an eye-opener. It's a non-linear presentation tool, immensely powerful visually but very easy to use. I've decried the miserable linearity of PowerPoint for years, and Prezi has revolutionized my ability to convey complex messages in a manner that's clear, compelling, and interesting.



stevezzzz
Registered: Aug 01, 2010
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I poked around on the Prezi website for a bit. It's not clear to me what it gains you over PowerPoint aside from a zooming interface...or is that it: that you can navigate a tree-structured set of slides easily, without losing the people you're presenting to? I didn't sign up or try to create anything in Prezi, so help me understand, please.



stevezzzz
Registered: Aug 01, 2010
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I would like to show you something aviation-oriented, but I'm still working images from NZ and Doubtful Sound...



Rodolfo Paiz
Registered: Jan 07, 2007
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stevez wrote:
I poked around on the Prezi website for a bit. It's not clear to me what it gains you over PowerPoint aside from a zooming interface...or is that it: that you can navigate a tree-structured set of slides easily, without losing the people you're presenting to? I didn't sign up or try to create anything in Prezi, so help me understand, please.


Just as soon as I'm done with this coming week... not achieving much forward motion today since this is a complex presentation and I really want it to be perfect, so things are taking forever.



msalvetti
Registered: Dec 20, 2003
Total Posts: 3111
Country: United States

Happy birthday, Jay!

Here's what we had to deal with yesterday.

We "only" had about 24 inches of snow (some parts of the state had 30"), but some drifts were pretty deep. This one is about 42 inches (that's a 48-inch rule sticking out), and I had to cut through this to get to the bird feeders and the fuel oil fill pipe.


Some pretty good drifts in the driveway too, but one side of my car had bare ground:



The street was going to be a problem:


Thankfully our neighbor Tony is generous with his Bobcat:


Only the back half of the Miata was buried:


This northern flicker was having a tough time


But this cardinal seemed to be just fine


Even with Tony's help, I spent about 6 hours clearing. One of our other neighbors is a nurse in a neonatal intensive care unit. She went to work Friday night and she hasn't been back. We always team up to do her driveway so she doesn't have to worry about that. She even leaves us her snowblower.

Roads are clear today, but narrow, and the snow piles at major intersections make it hard to see merging traffic. No school tomorrow so they have more time to clear away the piles. Did some x-country skiing today when my daughter was at hockey practice, and hope to get out again some nights this week after work.

Overall, no real problems, although my relatives on the south shore may not see their power back for at least a few more days.

Mark



cbrandt
Registered: Aug 03, 2006
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Country: United States

That's a ton of snow Mark !! I'm glad your dealing with it ok !

Thank goodness for good neighbors - you and your friend Tony to work the neighborhood, as for sure your NICU nurse is grateful for sure not to have her drive to worry about once she gets home from extended shifts.

edit for TOP .. from last year I guess ...... guy owns these plus a Mustang and a half dozen other units they hangar here in Easton ..



















futurshox
Registered: Feb 15, 2008
Total Posts: 2744
Country: United States

stevez wrote:
I would like to show you something aviation-oriented, but I'm still working images from NZ and Doubtful Sound...



You can post those all day long as far as I'm concerned. The 3D on this one adds so much... I wouldn't have realised the bottom left sticks out so much otherwise.

I'm a bit late to the party but I hope Jay had a good day.

In other news, I am happy to report that we lit our brick oven for the first time this weekend! clicky for more on that.




msalvetti
Registered: Dec 20, 2003
Total Posts: 3111
Country: United States

Very cool, Jo. That came out great! What do you mostly plan to cook in it? Tony (my Bobcat neighbor) has a couple of brick pizza ovens on his property - his parties are better than his snow removal.

BTW, have you taken delivery of the Factory Five roadster yet? Since we haven't seen any photos, probably a better question is when is it due?

Mark



JWilsonphoto
Registered: Jan 16, 2002
Total Posts: 18832
Country: United States

Wow Jo! That's a project. Is that for your glass artistry? Or is it culinary?



JWilsonphoto
Registered: Jan 16, 2002
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Country: United States

Nice work Curtis! You need to start working that guy to let him know he's got photographic talent right under his nose!



Glenn Watson
Registered: Nov 13, 2007
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Country: United States

Cool oven Jo...btw, how is the Cobra project coming along?



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