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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 09 2006 04:50 GMT Laurie
Very nice!
Sep 09 2006 05:03 GMT Discovery
Wonderful series

We have last weekend "Open Day" on our local Airfield and they have also show with some little planes, not somuch as yours. I shot many many pics, and at home i delete many many pics.Its hardt to shot and focus them.
Willit upload end of next week.
Sep 09 2006 05:36 GMT Bali
Wao!!!!
Sep 09 2006 05:45 GMT 0 PRO
DAMN! Are you selling posters?
Sep 09 2006 08:37 GMT CAPRI
Great !!
Sep 09 2006 08:41 GMT Nespolo
wow !!!
Sep 09 2006 08:44 GMT Prikthai
She are looking for the moon!!! :-)
Sep 09 2006 09:08 GMT Satto
Great and so cool shot....:-)
Sep 09 2006 09:33 GMT junsjazz
fantastic images!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sep 09 2006 09:44 GMT Saturnius
woooooow! Great shot!
Sep 09 2006 10:14 GMT korni
Wonderful series ! Brilliant shot!
Sep 09 2006 11:41 GMT deanbed
Great angle on these, very well taken and interesting pictures!
Sep 09 2006 14:21 GMT Dolcevita
Wow - this is one of my favourites from your wonderful air-show series
Sep 09 2006 15:50 GMT Poulet PRO
PERFECT shot Bill !!! :)))
Sep 09 2006 18:59 GMT LisaSam67
These are amazing!

FT1