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#1 David_MC

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Posted 12 December 2017 - 11:39 AM

A US Navy E-6 Mercury landing at Tinker Air Force Base after doing some training flights.
 
1) Canon 7D, Tamron SP 70-300mm @ 168mm & f/8, ISO 250, 1/1000
 
2) Canon 7D, Tamron SP 70-300mm @ 70mm & f/8, ISO 250, 1/1000
 
3) Canon 7D, Tamron SP 70-300mm @ 70mm & f/8, ISO 320, 1/1000


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Posted 12 December 2017 - 01:25 PM

Well exposed given the detail in both the bright areas and those in shadow, nicely framed up too, nice work David.



#3 David Pavlich

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Posted 13 December 2017 - 09:43 AM

Really neat shot!  If I'm not mistaken, that's a militarized Boeing 707 with retrofitted turbofans.  A testament to the robust nature of the old bird.

 

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 08:31 AM

Must have been low if you were at 70mm !

great detail.  I love all those bumps and little antennas.



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Posted 10 January 2018 - 12:29 AM

wow!nice catch on those E6

 

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