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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.

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Sep 04 2006 21:42 GMT blue
what great shots! you did GOOD!!!! glad you two enjoyed!
Sep 04 2006 22:44 GMT Minz PRO
Sep 04 2006 23:11 GMT Haw59 PRO
Did Christopher take any pictures to post? Looks like it was fun.
Sep 04 2006 23:28 GMT PhotoPro PRO
Gin - Christopher only took a few photos - he just doesn't have the interest I do. ;(
Sep 05 2006 00:38 GMT Haw59 PRO
He will find his niche. :-))
Sep 05 2006 03:11 GMT rafaelm
nice one
great series :)
Sep 05 2006 12:09 GMT fredaH