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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 06 2006 19:13 GMT Aviator
beautiful shot ...................... :o)
Sep 07 2006 08:30 GMT kutlu01
Sep 07 2006 09:21 GMT hans55 PRO
fantastic serie !!!
Sep 07 2006 10:34 GMT krrish
Good series!!
Sep 07 2006 11:03 GMT linnywv PRO
Wow!! Terrific shot!
Sep 07 2006 11:13 GMT rohtas
My head is spinning.... lovely sereis pro... excellent!
Sep 07 2006 11:57 GMT Poulet PRO
Beautiful shot!!
Sep 07 2006 17:43 GMT wagnerleonardo
Loved your plane series...terrific!
Sep 08 2006 19:07 GMT Archer
Great bulldog! Supercool!
Sep 11 2006 18:46 GMT GeoffReeves
A great show,thankyou.