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stlouis missouri us usa SAFB sport airshow DreamLifter 092108 2008


Getting very close to the end of the show now..
There is something about this name that just makes me feel good! A different perspective.
Have a great week!!
(constructive critique is welcome)
Coming up:
A short visit to Dickens Village at a local church
Fun riding the miniature railroad
Action shots of the kids at our Annual Church picnic
Wild Bird Sanctuary
A zillion backed up flower photos
2 zillion shots of the ducks that come to the back door
Branson Night lights and lit signs
Small selection of downtown St Louis monuments and landmarks
A tour of the St Louis Botanical Gardens
experiments with lights
experiments with splashes
2008 St Louis Orchid show
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Feb 24 2009 22:46 GMT Midworlder PRO
It is a big beast
Feb 25 2009 00:18 GMT Cooler PRO
Cool shot and plane here Bill, yes like Roger says a big beast ;-)))
Feb 25 2009 08:10 GMT LizSA
how big "" the beast..""

thx for the comment on my grandson PP.... we are ready
to go back to Nashville to see him.... (in a couple of months.. second half of the year..)
Feb 25 2009 08:16 GMT hans55 PRO
woow ... a 747 with streched upperdeck !! ... must be huge inside !
Feb 25 2009 15:10 GMT PhotoPro PRO
Thank you Joe -

I really enjoy shooting these airshows, they are a challenge because of the speed and the distance they keep the crowd from the runways. I have seen a lot of pics (most from the UK) where people are allowed to be closer to the flight line. They are so safety conscience (read that as worried about lawsuits.:-) here they only let us get within 1/4 - 1/2 mile - I don't know what people with 3-10x zooms do.

I rented a longer telephoto for this show (and the last 2 MLB Cardinal baseball games) and the difference between my 70-300mm VR, and this 80-400mm VR I rented is huge (450 - 600mm).
Feb 26 2009 02:29 GMT Studio88
Great Use of The Rental Lens Bill, Your Work is Spectacular ;-))