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    Moose, I love this thread! Especially the night...

    Moose, I love this thread! Especially the night pix! Excellent job!!!!!
  2. Tristate, I too spot at PHL and find the constant...

    Tristate, I too spot at PHL and find the constant parade of U.S. Air/American traffic is counter balanced by the excellent access to the airport. I've never gotten a second look from security or the...
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    Moose, as always fantastic stuff! THX for the tip...

    Moose, as always fantastic stuff! THX for the tip on the team colors Eagles plane. After looking thru my files, turns out I've got it landing at Philly. Shame they are discontinuing the team schemes....
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    I'm new to spotting and have only spotted a few...

    I'm new to spotting and have only spotted a few airports. Mostly PHL, but also JFK. So far the community has been very accepting. That said, I engage in another hobby where the bad behavior is on...
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    Being that spotting is a new hobby for me, I...

    Being that spotting is a new hobby for me, I wanted to make sure that I was going to stick with it before jumping into the deep end of the pool with buying expensive lenses. I've made due with an...
  6. Thread: The Milky Way

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    Yeah I am impressed! and, I don't impress easy!...

    Yeah I am impressed! and, I don't impress easy! My questions were already answered ( how,what lenses etc) . Great stuff!!!!
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    Thx moose, will do!

    Thx moose, will do!
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    Thx! Good to know it will be open for a while. I...

    Thx! Good to know it will be open for a while. I want to get lift off/touchdown shots. The closest airport to me is PHL. And the high fences are a problem. I've seen some spotters out there standing...
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    Is the overlook still open? I though I'd read...

    Is the overlook still open? I though I'd read someplace that runway construction was going to close it by early fall.


    I didn't get a chance to get down over the summer, would like to go if it's...
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    THX!! Sounds like a plan! On biz two weeks ago I...

    THX!! Sounds like a plan! On biz two weeks ago I was getting on the turnpike and the planes were coming in low right over the highway. I thought - going away from the airport in either direction...
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    Beautiful!!!! AS a newbie I've read that EWR...

    Beautiful!!!!

    AS a newbie I've read that EWR is not spotter friendly. I left it off my recent NYC airport tour. Where did you spot from and how were the local LEOs?
  12. Thread: How to questions

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    THX for the input guys! This is a big help. I was...

    THX for the input guys! This is a big help. I was interested in the 70-300 but read reviews that knocked it's sharpness over 200mm. Otherwise the reviewers love the lens. My only reason for buying it...
  13. Thread: How to questions

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    How to questions

    As a newbie to taking pix of planes some questions have come up:

    Plane approaching - 3/4 front shot -

    1. What focus setting is best, full , partial , single point?

    2. Where do you aim...
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    Impressive!

    Impressive!
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    Great info guys! Much appreciated! The thing...

    Great info guys! Much appreciated!

    The thing with the mounds is the ticks. I already had round one with Lyme, not looking for an encore. So, more overly cautious than anything.

    I retreated...
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    Spotting JFK - First time

    This is my first post and gotta say this site is a great resource! I'm a novice photographer as well as plane spotter.

    I live in a Jersey suburb of Philly, and using this site's guide, took a...
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