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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 10 2006 21:56 GMT Aviator
amazing shot. liked the composition and attitude of the formation in a loop ........ :o)
Sep 10 2006 22:01 GMT Ro73
Ooooooohhhhhhh!!!
Sep 10 2006 22:17 GMT junne PRO
looks like your hand got steadier and steadier!
Sep 10 2006 22:19 GMT TinaRTiller
Wonderful series!!
Would have loved to see it!
:)
Sep 10 2006 23:00 GMT deanbed
Top show from them and you, very well presented!
Sep 11 2006 00:16 GMT ashdad PRO
Great series! I am really enjoying these.
Sep 11 2006 00:36 GMT rafaelm
fantastic shot
great series :)
Sep 11 2006 05:52 GMT Kriszti
wow!!
Sep 11 2006 17:15 GMT vipe
Great serie!!

FT1