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Photos: Etihad’s First 787-9 on its Second Flight Ever

Posted December 12, 2014 by Brandon Farris

On its second flight ever, not long before being delivered to Etihad, the airlines’s first 787-9 is seen airborne over Seattle.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: New York International Airport

Posted August 26, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: JFK and its predecessor, New York International Airport.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

Posted August 19, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: LaGuardia!

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Northeast

Posted August 12, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: The Northeast!

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Taming the Beast: How to Name and Organize Your Digital Photos

Posted August 7, 2014 by Manny Gonzalez

The disappearance of film and the arrival of the Digital Age means unlimited photo taking! Yay! But now how do I save, sort, archive and search through tens of thousands of shots? Boo. Photography Columnist Manny Gonzalez tells us how.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Mid-Atlantic

Posted August 5, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: The Mid-Atlantic!

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Across The Pond

Posted July 29, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Europe!

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: North of the Border

Posted July 22, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Canada!

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Wild West

Posted July 15, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: the airports of the western United States both large and small.

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How to Pick the Best Lens For Aviation Photography

Posted July 10, 2014 by Manny Gonzalez

No matter how good a camera body you buy, a successful day of photography at your local airport or a summer airshow greatly depends on which lens you use. Photography columnist Manny Gonzalez explains what you should look for in a lens and why.

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Photos: Ethiopian Airlines Maintenance Hangar Tour

Posted July 12, 2013 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

What does it look like inside of Ethiopian Airlines’ maintenance hangar? Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren gives us a well-captioned photo tour.

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Upgrade Your Plane Spotting – Simultaneous Video and Pictures

Posted July 9, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Have you ever gone plane spotting and wished you could take stable video of that Airbus A380 right along side your DSLR photos? While most modern Android phones have the capability to take still photos while shooting video, most DSLR cameras do not yet have this feature. Holding your phone in one hand to record […]

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The Plane Spotters Toolkit

Posted April 4, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

So, you have decided to start plane spotting. That’s great, welcome to our hobby! You have already picked out a great camera and lens, but what else do you need to become a master plane spotter? Sure, you could just sit near your favorite airport and hope something good flies by, but you can do […]

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The Best Planespotting Photos of 2012

Posted January 3, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

After much debate, the best planespotting photos of 2012 have been selected! Check out the top picks and the runners up!

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Aviation Photography and Copyright Infringement: Taking a Stand

Posted March 29, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pinterest recently modified their Terms of Service, reversing their “we can sell your pictures” policy. A small victory, but how far do photo abuses go in our world?

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Photos: First Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 Takes Off

Posted February 23, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Exclusive photos of the first Southwest 737-800 jet embarking on its maiden test flight.

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The Skinny on Mirrorless Cameras

Posted January 10, 2012 by Manny Gonzalez

The new mirrorless camera fad may not be new at all. What are the pros and cons? What does the future hold? Photography Columnist Manny Gonzalez offers insight.

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PHOTOS: Aviation Nation 2011 Airshow at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted November 17, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Among the spectacular performances: The USAF Thunderbirds, the Patriots Jet Team, the Present Day Air-to-Air Demonstration F-15s and F-16s, the A-10 West Coast Demonstration Team and flybys by a B-1, a B-2 and a B-25.

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Rotorfest 2011: Rotorheads’ Delight

Posted September 29, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

There simply aren’t enough helicopter airshows around the country, but the annual Rotorfest rarely disappoints, as Manny Gonzalez shows us his gallery of mechanized joy.

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Are Some Popular Photo Sharing Sites Taking a Byte Out of Your Image Quality?

Posted August 22, 2011 by Mark Hsiung

Ever notice imperfections in your uploaded photos that weren’t there before? Us too!

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