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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!

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Comments on this photo:

Sep 05 2006 14:47 GMT elmaflora85
great capture
Sep 05 2006 15:03 GMT krrish
Sep 05 2006 15:50 GMT SunnyRea
wow great catch!
Sep 05 2006 15:51 GMT Ranneli
Sep 05 2006 16:02 GMT grimp PRO
Now that one's great! Good shot of a dangerous manoeuvre!
Sep 05 2006 16:09 GMT fainmen
Superb !!!!
Sep 05 2006 16:17 GMT Lensvision
Great shot!!!

My experience is that the TV setting that allows you to change the shutterspeed works the best when you have shaky hands.
Sep 05 2006 16:28 GMT kosmos PRO
Quite a performance!
Sep 05 2006 16:46 GMT Adamus
Very beautiful snapshot.
Sep 05 2006 17:53 GMT Captivelight PRO
again, nice dynamic shot...
Sep 05 2006 18:06 GMT junne PRO
Sep 05 2006 18:08 GMT Edelweiss1851
I am sea sick just looking at it. Great shot. Bravo
Sep 05 2006 18:09 GMT VisionThing
Sep 05 2006 18:21 GMT Elise
congratulations the reasult was amazing!!!
Sep 05 2006 20:28 GMT Paperinik962
Great capture!
Sep 05 2006 20:33 GMT Archer
I can just imagine how hard it was to catch all those…nevertheless you did it very good! Nice show!
Sep 05 2006 22:24 GMT aquiles PRO
GREATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT capture and composition !!!!!!!
Sep 05 2006 22:29 GMT PhotoRuben
Beautiful capture and photo...great composition
Sep 05 2006 23:45 GMT ashdad PRO
Great catch!
Sep 06 2006 05:57 GMT tiller
Great series
Sep 06 2006 12:59 GMT Poulet PRO
Great catch!
Sep 15 2006 22:42 GMT mickmusser