Pictures of the Royal Netherlands Air Force Open Day

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by MaCo, Jun 28, 2005.

  1. MaCo

    MaCo

    68
    Jun 23, 2005
    Netherlands
    Here are some pics I shot on the 17th of june

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    Admiring the front office of a colleague's plane. Dassault Mirage 2000D

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    Aérospatiale AS.532U2 Cougar & Boeing AH-64D Apache

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    Boeing CH-47D Chinook & Boeing AH-64D Apache

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    Lockheed-Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
     
  2. JordanLFW

    JordanLFW Guest

    Ohh I like the last one!

    Looks like the lighting situation wasn't too favorable though.
     
  3. MaCo

    MaCo

    68
    Jun 23, 2005
    Netherlands
    Hi Jordan, It was a good day to visit the show. Not too hot, no rain and a light breeze. We really enjoyed it. Indeed, for photography the weather wasn't too favourable. A colleague of mine went the second day. He made better airshots and the pictures he showed of the static line had more punch.
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I think the shots are real nice..

    would like to know the setting you used to show the
    chopper blades ever so slight in movement. Quite good I will say..

    posted to this yesterday and muct have forgotten to hit the submit button :>))
     
  5. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    Nice!!!! I love aircraft. I'll have to dig out one of the C5 Galaxy I took last week to post.

    The f16 is pretty sweet with the water vapor coming off the wings.

    You done good!!
     
  6. MaCo

    MaCo

    68
    Jun 23, 2005
    Netherlands
    I would love to see that picture!
    Well actually, those are smoke pods on the tip of the wings. They come in place of the sidewinders (or AMRAAMs?). They produce the "vapour".
    Thank you.
     
  7. MaCo

    MaCo

    68
    Jun 23, 2005
    Netherlands
    Gale,

    I had the D70 set to Aperture priority mode and the aperture set to 9. That resulted in a shutter time of 1/320 seconds. From the EXIF:
    ExposureTime - 1/320 seconds
    FNumber - 9.00
    ExposureProgram - Aperture priority

    Thanks for the comment.
     
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