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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! These Corvairs are amazing for 50 years old!!

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Sep 05 2006 13:32 GMT Levistrauss PRO
Ótima série!
Sep 05 2006 14:09 GMT junsjazz
wow!!!!!!!! I can't believe you can still get this awesome shots with your shaking hand!
Sep 05 2006 14:14 GMT SunnyRea
air shows are fun :)
Sep 05 2006 14:41 GMT PhotoPro PRO
thanks jj!!
Sep 05 2006 16:27 GMT kosmos PRO
Great :)
Sep 05 2006 16:47 GMT Adamus
Very beautiful series.
Sep 05 2006 18:21 GMT Elise
great shot...well done!
Sep 06 2006 15:15 GMT OverKell PRO
amazing series. you're a bit good at this.
Sep 06 2006 16:16 GMT PhotoPro PRO
thanks OverKell!!

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