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Two photographers meet a Delta 767 at Planeview Park. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Losing Our Love in the Upload Queue

Posted July 30, 2006 by Phil Derner Jr.

Like many people in our hobby, I had an interest in aviation growing up, but I didn’t know the hobby existed until I received that link from Clark Palika. It was a hyperlink in an instant message to Airliners.net. After clicking and tooling through the photo database, I saw some of the first uploads from […]

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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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Nikon MS-40 AA adapter allows common AA batteries to use in place of your MB40. (click image)
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How to Maximize Your Camera’s Battery Life

Posted April 27, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

Pack all the sunblock, Gatorade and protein bars you want, your long days of aviation photography will always be limited by the amount of juice in your camera. So what are the driving factors that you need to know about what truly powers your hobby? Photography columnist Manny Gonzalez tells all.

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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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Mastering Photoshop: Curve Balls and a Level Playing Field

Posted May 5, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

Two aspects of Photoshop that are so necessary yet so misunderstood are the curves and levels controls. Columnist Manny Gonzalez goes through them both step by to help get the most out of our digital SLR images.

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