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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 13 2006 01:49 GMT hans55 PRO
would be fun to join them on a flight as passenger !!! :-))))
Sep 13 2006 02:26 GMT OutdoorExposure
awesome series...great capture...thanks for sharing:-)))
Sep 13 2006 02:52 GMT Wildspirit PRO
Great stuff, Bill!
Sep 13 2006 09:31 GMT deanbed
Very good, takes me back to when they filmed the red baron a few miles from my home!
Sep 13 2006 10:35 GMT AmericanPainter
Great action shot PP
Sep 13 2006 10:43 GMT Scarlett PRO
Superb action shot and famous series PP!! ;)
Sep 13 2006 12:13 GMT Adamus
Very beautiful series.
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Sep 13 2006 14:55 GMT Afrogie
Brilliant foto!
(where is my dramamine!)

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