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2006 St Louis Airshow (http://www.stlcofair.org/)

I started this series with the most dramatic shot of the show. Now we are getting into the "core" of the show - the planes and jets... and of course the dramatic smoke.

I have a medical condition that causes hand tremors(shaking). I always have to make special compensations when I shoot for this. Focusing is almost always a nightmare - so you can imagine how difficult these action shots are for me. I am just pleased that they came out at all. One compensation I make is to take MANY photos of the same thing - then choose the best ones. So for this 3 hour show I shot +/- 800 shots! Unfortunately all the image stabilization I have tried doesn't help much. ;(

I hope you enjoy the show as much as Christopher and I did.

Best experienced at original size! The famous Red Baron Squadron!

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Sep 10 2006 18:22 GMT bennystr
GREAT ongoing series!
Sep 10 2006 18:25 GMT Elly
This is a great shot!
Sep 10 2006 18:36 GMT soldier
Huuuuuu..... SUPER!!!!
Sep 10 2006 19:14 GMT u40
dobre sprytne foto !!!
Sep 10 2006 19:33 GMT ander
BEAUTIFUL --- great shot !!!!
Sep 10 2006 19:42 GMT Haw59 PRO
Wow, great series Bill.
Sep 10 2006 21:46 GMT PinkPepperPhoto PRO
You sure got some super shots!!! Lovin' 'em all!!
Sep 10 2006 22:59 GMT deanbed
So good!
Sep 11 2006 05:52 GMT Kriszti
wow ! wow!
Sep 11 2006 11:33 GMT Poulet PRO
EXCELLLENT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sep 11 2006 17:15 GMT vipe
Yeah, Excellent!!!!
Sep 11 2006 20:43 GMT Archer
WOW...this is so cool!
Sep 12 2006 18:29 GMT Seraphael PRO
Great shot!
Sep 15 2006 22:47 GMT mickmusser
Oh this one could be from Hollywood. Great work.
Sep 16 2006 05:13 GMT PhotoPro PRO
thank you mick!
Jun 10 2007 06:28 GMT Macrat
Fantastic - thanx for sharing - I will post some more - Alasdair
Jun 10 2007 18:28 GMT PhotoPro PRO
thank you Alasdair - I look forward to them!