Mustang Air to Air: The Sequel
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astrobrian
Registered: Sep 27, 2012
Total Posts: 827
Country: United States

JWilsonphoto wrote:
Looks like I'm going to become a genuine LeMans photographer. A new client approached me today about joining the team as photographer of record. Unfortunately I had to decline the first shoot, in Long Beach on Saturday. I'm guessing that kind of gig gets you pretty decent access. Gotta love photography!


I would say you might get up close to a car or two, maybe even close enough to cause trouble

Speaking of getting into trouble... were you going to be able to make it for Moto GP? I know it was kinda iffy last you spoke.

Edit: TOPP



Razor17
Registered: Oct 08, 2012
Total Posts: 302
Country: United States

Go4Long wrote:
Thoughts and prayers to the people of Waco tonight. Fertilizer plant exploded.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/04/18/ac-bpr-west-texas-fertilizer-plant-explosion-hospital-ceo.cnn



I live about 55 miles North of it and was outside when I heard and felt the explosion. Careflight made many flights into the late hours of night. My thoughts and prayers are for all affected and I offer my condolences to the familes of the lost ones...

Lynn



yipDog
Registered: Mar 06, 2012
Total Posts: 128
Country: United States

I'll play the portrait game! Did this on Tuesday. Single AB1600 with beauty dish and sunlight.
I'm just getting into "people" photography. We did four outfits that night pretty much run and gun. This is unedited other than crop, at this point. I may go in and touch up a couple of things.



And here's the edit...



went
Registered: Apr 27, 2002
Total Posts: 1672
Country: New Zealand

I was project managing a drainage project in a residential village where we are the Property & Facility Managers, and taking photos of the works for a client in an other city. These two about 5 year old sisters came up to me & asked me to take a photo of them which I did blew them up to A3 on our colour photocopier & laminated them for their mum, they are both up on the wall in her lounge. This was just a spur of the moment thing, and the first photos taken on my D600, no artificial lighting or setting up just look at the camera & click. You can imagine my surprise after about 30 yrs a Canon person and then this jumps out of my screen. Some times its the little things we do that mean so much to others that we often take for granted.



Glenn Watson
Registered: Nov 13, 2007
Total Posts: 2945
Country: United States

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Glenn



Glenn Watson
Registered: Nov 13, 2007
Total Posts: 2945
Country: United States

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Glenn



FlyingPhotog
Registered: May 09, 2008
Total Posts: 4395
Country: United States

Nice Glenn. Colors really pop nicely.



msalvetti
Registered: Dec 20, 2003
Total Posts: 2827
Country: United States

JWilsonphoto wrote:
Sometimes I think He should have quit with the animals...........


This has been a week like I've never experienced before in my life, similar I think to how the people of NYC felt after 9/11. The Marathon bombings happened within 2 miles of my office. Thankfully none of my friends, family, or coworkers were directly affected, but there were some close calls and I do know people that knew someone that was wounded or killed. I have watched the Marathon finish myself in the area of the bombings, but years ago.

It has been a very emotional week. Starting with the incredible response of the onsite first responders and the medical teams that leapt into action. The way people in this city and surrounding communities have come together. And even the response from the entire country. I can't tell you how meaningful gestures like the United We Stand sign on Yankee Stadium, or playing Sweet Caroline at games across the country have been.

This morning brings a surreal dawn. I had fallen asleep early last night, so I'm only now learning of the violence that began around midnight. Shootouts, explosives thrown at police. The MIT police officer was killed less than a mile from my office, the car jacking by the suspects less than a half-mile from my office. I can't go to work right now. Public transit is shut down, the area around my office has been told to shelter in place. Businesses are shut down.

One bomber is dead, I was just trying to reach my staff to make sure they watched the news and stayed home.

I hope they catch the other guy alive. I think this community wants to look that bastard in the eye. They will not win.

Mark



BillyBlaylock
Registered: Aug 22, 2004
Total Posts: 67
Country: United States

Thanks for all the help guys! I am going to take additional shots of them soon and I will try the suggestions. I am also new to the people photography and learning all that I can.



Wrei
Registered: Aug 01, 2008
Total Posts: 2206
Country: United States

Stay safe Mark. I'm watching the news, looks to be another long day for the greater Boston area. Praying everyone stays safe and for the officer in the hospital. God Bless the MIT officer.



Jan-Arie
Registered: Dec 24, 2005
Total Posts: 3521
Country: Netherlands

JWilsonphoto wrote:
Looks like I'm going to become a genuine LeMans photographer. A new client approached me today about joining the team as photographer of record. Unfortunately I had to decline the first shoot, in Long Beach on Saturday. I'm guessing that kind of gig gets you pretty decent access. Gotta love photography!



Well then see you in France in a couple of weeks only almost 8 weeks to go then it's off to the 24H of Le Mans



Wrei
Registered: Aug 01, 2008
Total Posts: 2206
Country: United States

Central Texas Airshow Friday schedule (TPL)

6:35 p.m. - Jan Collmer
6:50 p.m. - Jeremy Holt – Super Skybolt
7:05 p.m. - Cobra & Huey Helicopter passes
7:20 p.m. - Andrew Wright – Carbon Fiber Airshows
7:35 p.m. - T-6s, T-28 & Fighters Fly-bys
7:50 p.m. - Aaron Taylor – T-6 Acro
8:05 p.m. - Texas Flying Legends Museum
8:25 p.m. - Temple Aero Modelers – Night show
8:45 p.m. - Randy Ball – MIG 17
9:00 p.m. - Spectacular Night Act – Bob Carlton Jet Glider
9:15 p.m. - Fireworks Display – G.W. Pyro
9:30 p.m. - Show’s Over

Saturday:

10:00 A.M. - Static Display Opens

1:00 P.M. - AIRPORT CLOSED TO TRAFFIC
Opening Ceremonies - National Anthem: Kathleen Brown – Music Therapist
Color Guard – Liberty Company JrROTC from Georgetown ISD

1:05 P.M. - Radio Controlled Aircraft Airshow - Temple Aero Modelers

1:20 P.M. - Falcon Flight
1:35 P.M. - Paul Fiala – Great Lakes
1:50 P.M. - Tora, Tora, Tora
2:05 P.M. - Doolittle Raid - B-25’s
2:10 P.M. - Jeremy Holt – Super Skybolt
2:25 P.M. - L Birds Y-Os & Stearman
2:35 P.M. - BTs, PTs, T 6s, T 34 & Yak Fly By
2:50 P.M. - Aaron Taylor - T-6 Acro
3:05 P.M. - Jan Collmer - Extra 300 L
3:25 P.M. - European Theater - B-25, C-47, A-26 & Fighters
3:40 P.M. - Vietnam era - A- 26,T-28, O-2, L-19, Cobra & Huey Helicopters and Ground reenactment.
(Ground reenactment brought to you by The Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry)

4:00 P.M. - Andrew Wright – Carbon Fiber Airshows
4:15 P.M. - Texas Flying Legends Museum
4:30 P.M. - Bob Carlton - Jet Glider
4:45 P.M. - Randy Ball – MIG 17
5:00 P.M. - Missing Man
5:00 P.M. - AIRPORT OPEN TO TRAFFIC
6:00 P.M. - Static Display ends



Tim Adams
Registered: Jan 01, 2004
Total Posts: 2583
Country: United States

JWilsonphoto wrote:
Looks like I'm going to become a genuine LeMans photographer. A new client approached me today about joining the team as photographer of record. Unfortunately I had to decline the first shoot, in Long Beach on Saturday. I'm guessing that kind of gig gets you pretty decent access. Gotta love photography!


Your not missing much. Street courses are not real photography friendly. Crap, everywhere you look in the background.



cbrandt
Registered: Aug 03, 2006
Total Posts: 1486
Country: United States

Tim Adams wrote:
JWilsonphoto wrote:
Looks like I'm going to become a genuine LeMans photographer. A new client approached me today about joining the team as photographer of record. Unfortunately I had to decline the first shoot, in Long Beach on Saturday. I'm guessing that kind of gig gets you pretty decent access. Gotta love photography!


Your not missing much. Street courses are not real photography friendly. Crap, everywhere you look in the background.


Yeah, I've seen some photo stations from Baltimore's races .. appeared to be holes in the fence at someone's diiscretion thinking this would be a good place to put * john doe photographer * to shoot for us ..



FlyingPhotog
Registered: May 09, 2008
Total Posts: 4395
Country: United States

Ssshhhhhhh....

The Maestro Is Composing...



Go4Long
Registered: Sep 04, 2005
Total Posts: 1507
Country: Canada

The first of many


Marquez Elbows by Steven Szabo, on Flickr



Glenn Watson
Registered: Nov 13, 2007
Total Posts: 2945
Country: United States





Glenn



gerov
Registered: Nov 29, 2004
Total Posts: 8664
Country: United States

Going and coming, or is it the other way around Nice shots Steven and Glenn

Who is the rider?

Gero



astrobrian
Registered: Sep 27, 2012
Total Posts: 827
Country: United States

Go4Long wrote:
The first of many


Yup we got a few shots today. I've been glued to the Boston stuff, only just getting to mine



astrobrian
Registered: Sep 27, 2012
Total Posts: 827
Country: United States

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