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Derf
03-18-2010, 02:32 PM
It gives me great pleasure to announce.....
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/813548192_dCEjy-O.jpg

Here are the previous 2 years threads on the other events!

2009
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=15265 (http://nycaviation.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=15265)

2008
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=12009 (http://nycaviation.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=12009)


Here are a few of my shots from last year, I have no idea on if it was night under the stars night or another night,
with no sleep for 3 days straight it all starts to blur....
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG4527/546347469_3QMy9-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG2441/546716134_CuCEX-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG9269707172/548648055_jEhEC-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG92181921/546726815_R9ks5-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG444012/548632223_iv9yj-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG925234567/546727845_doVU9-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG246012/548679268_ugWJG-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG447678/548632991_2DkkU-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG436234/548631116_kVPPM-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG437789/548631576_BEdmG-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG2428/548678426_8fWMb-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG245469/548678817_fdFsN-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/8336097_VyrZL#548680270_dsqho-A-LB
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG2494/548679731_vegiN-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG2182/546715925_p7quQ-L.jpg
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG775789/548696983_Mruyv-L.jpg


If you attended last year and have an extra few minutes....can you post a few of your shots and a little blurb on what
you liked or disliked about the event. If you did not like something, I would love to hear as that is how we can try to make
things better. I would love to see some of your work...

lijk604
03-18-2010, 03:20 PM
I was there last year, and have to say again, the Museum staff is to be commended for their efforts in making this happen. There is not much to dislike. The only thing that made it a downer last year, and I completely understand why, was when they had to cover the canopies by 9:30pm. Other than that, you really can't complain with how that "night" is run.

Here are a few of mine from last year.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3319/3563000657_ca6c236ca2_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2455/3563000805_3a3574ee43_o.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3339/3573383712_92ea610914_o.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3333/3573383728_45d495bce6_o.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3661/3581250605_038090129c_o.jpg

Fighting_falcon_51
03-18-2010, 05:24 PM
Not to be a pain in the butt Fred, but I the poster has a misprint. It should read "May 29,2010" instead of "May 29,2008"

Derf
03-18-2010, 05:30 PM
Your no longer invited! :lol:


Thanks :wink:

wunaladreamin
03-21-2010, 07:10 AM
This is really an experience for anyone into aviation photography and like I mentioned in the other thread, the work that Fred and the great people at the American Airpower Museum is way more than evident. I encourage everyone to submit for an invitation. You won't regret it for one second. Here's a few from past years.
http://www.tinfoilhelmetphotography.com/Airplanes/History-Under-The-Stars-At-The/02nutsa10/546813899_zyace-L.jpg
http://www.tinfoilhelmetphotography.com/Airplanes/History-Under-The-Stars-At-The/06nutsb17n3193g/546887548_aVVMm-L.jpg
http://www.tinfoilhelmetphotography.com/Airplanes/History-Under-The-Stars-At-The/08nutsb17n3193g/546888827_aRkoD-L.jpg
http://www.tinfoilhelmetphotography.com/Airplanes/History-Under-The-Stars-At-The/05nutsb25n2825b/546887096_5Zoet-L.jpg
http://www.tinfoilhelmetphotography.com/Airplanes/History-Under-The-Stars-At-The/07nutscessnan888b/546888341_aZqV5-L.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2623/4219148742_e56cf231a3_o.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2782/4215935547_d1a926caa0_o.jpg
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4053/4215938153_50d712f68d_o.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2746/4216711446_2cdfc6542e_o.jpg

seahawks7757
03-21-2010, 09:43 PM
Sweet, definetly think i might try to get an invitation. Looks Awesome!

Johnathaneric
03-30-2010, 08:58 PM
Let me tell you guys and gals, this event is great the Fred puts this together for us. I attended the 2009 event last year and had a blast.....
If you like Avaition Photography, this is a must do event....

I'm looking foward again for "History Under the Stars 2010".

Heres some of my shots from last year:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3308/3588279102_23206963cb_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3560/3570154679_3fe2bd993f_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2484/3570965546_81653abbcf_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3332/3574620843_518a530fda_b.jpg

NLovis
04-01-2010, 08:19 PM
K how do i get invited? any help?

cancidas
04-01-2010, 08:38 PM
K how do i egt invited? any help?
go to the first post in the thread and re-read the flyer fred posted. it explains all.


....can you post a few of your shots and a little blurb on what you liked or disliked about the event.

i'm proud to say i did this the first year it was offered and while my shots didn't come out nearly as good (lacked a good tripod then) as everyone else's i had a great time. dinner was great and i had a lot of fun shooting the night away with good friends. in all it was a wonderful night and if i were going to be around this summer i'd probably want to go again. fred, next year maybe.

a few of mine:
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o161/cancidas/CELMER_C-GVRA_KFRG_05-26-07.jpg
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o161/cancidas/CELMER_N3913G_KFRG_05-26-07_1.jpg
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o161/cancidas/CELMER_80-0223_KFRG_05-26-07.jpg


only three, the rest are on my crashed hard drive pending recovery, hopefully...

NLovis
04-01-2010, 08:48 PM
K how do i egt invited? any help?
go to the first post in the thread and re-read the flyer fred posted. it explains all.


....can you post a few of your shots and a little blurb on what you liked or disliked about the event.

i'm proud to say i did this the first year it was offered and while my shots didn't come out nearly as good (lacked a good tripod then) as everyone else's i had a great time. dinner was great and i had a lot of fun shooting the night away with good friends. in all it was a wonderful night and if i were going to be around this summer i'd probably want to go again. fred, next year maybe.

a few of mine:
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o161/cancidas/CELMER_C-GVRA_KFRG_05-26-07.jpg
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o161/cancidas/CELMER_N3913G_KFRG_05-26-07_1.jpg
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o161/cancidas/CELMER_80-0223_KFRG_05-26-07.jpg


only three, the rest are on my crashed hard drive pending recovery, hopefully...
Yea I figured I messed up on how I typed that. I meant tell me what I have to do. I've read the 1st post but I would like to know more.

Derf
04-01-2010, 09:35 PM
Yea I figured I messed up on how I typed that. I meant tell me what I have to do. I've read the 1st post but I would like to know more.


Link or info on any published night photos such as magazines, Anet, jetphotos, Flicker, personal website etc...

Night photo links are a must as this is not a learning session for beginning nighttime photography. We are able to take
advantage of one night during the year and learning would needed to be done prior. If help is needed there are lots of people
on this site such as myself, Moose and many others that would take plenty of time to help with night time shooting.

This year will be too many people requesting to go, 6 previous attendee's will be there and 6 first timers. The only way in is to try and enter.

You can link Daytime aviation shots and Nighttime shots that are not aviation as most will not have the opportunity to shoot night aviation until attending.

If your not sure if your entry is ok, put questions in the email as I read them without reviewing the links. Links will be reviewed by me on the 1st as per the poster on the first post.

Any questions, please ask them on this forum as you have so we can make sure others with the same question will have an answer.

NLovis
04-01-2010, 11:24 PM
Ah alright. Hmm when do the select? as in what date?

Derf
04-02-2010, 11:36 AM
Ah alright. Hmm when do the select? as in what date?

May 1st is the Deadline, no other entry's will be counted after that. Selection is usually done within 24 hours and review is done with Moose during that time.... Emails are sent out
usually within 3 days for deadline.

NLovis
04-02-2010, 09:35 PM
Hmm hopefully i'll have an high quality digital long range camera by then with some good shots. I dont think any of my current qualifies sadly. Unless moose has a gem that i dont know about :borat:

Derf
04-03-2010, 11:01 PM
Less than One Month till the deadline
http://derf.smugmug.com/photos/521018508_CEcvk-L.jpg

NLovis
04-04-2010, 02:47 AM
Less than One Month till the deadline
http://derf.smugmug.com/photos/521018508_CEcvk-L.jpg
Argh. I really want to get in. Dont think i'll have enough in time though... :(

Derf
04-11-2010, 09:10 PM
TIME CHANGE!!!!!

I am very sorry to say that the times have changed for the History Under the Stars. The Time was from 8:30 to 11:30pm
but will now be from 7pm to 11pm. The reason for the change was not taken lightly but was made to afford all
photographers participating the opportunity to shoot a planned four ship flyby consisting of a B-17, B-25, P-47 and P-51
aircraft. While I am completely DEVISTATED by this news....IT GETS WORSE! The flyby is planned for sometime after 7PM
but before dark and could possibly be completely backlit making the possiblity of making it on Anet a 0% chance. You will
probably not want to even take your camera out and go into a corner and cry with Moose and myself. For those of you who
attempt to even try such a crappy shoot may possible get some crap like this...

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG2142/548673394_nfgTH-L.jpg

It may get worse as time goes on and we may get some shots that are washed out and un appealing like this
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/IMG2182/546715925_p7quQ-L.jpg
(if you note the lack of detail and can not even make out the color of the plane....CRAP!!!!)

Just when you thought it could not get any worse.... they tell me the want to see if possible to get us in the old control
tower for the flyby, thus making me climb the stairs AGAIN!!!! and that should give us a new level of Crap Backlit shots
where we are closer to level with the aircraft.

Once again, I am soooo sorry for the inconvenience and if anyone wants to back out, Please let me know how you would like
the refund for the full amount paid. I think my wife will still mind me writing the check for $0.00 but WE ALL HAVE TO MAKE
SACRIFICES!

NLovis
04-11-2010, 10:54 PM
Rats. Can I take advantage of that and steal one of your spots? :lol:

Derf
04-12-2010, 01:22 PM
Rats. Can I take advantage of that and steal one of your spots? :lol:

I would be game for a swap, but I need to run it...sorry :wink:

lijk604
04-12-2010, 06:06 PM
Fred, I know you'll need a second badge, so I will force myself to still go. Maybe we can rig up the beacon on the old tower to hit the aircraft just as we shoot so we can make them out? :wink:

Derf
04-13-2010, 04:53 PM
Fred, I know you'll need a second badge, so I will force myself to still go. Maybe we can rig up the beacon on the old tower to hit the aircraft just as we shoot so we can make them out? :wink:

We can really use some of those WWII spotlights at the AAM... On a side note... we have over 12 people that want to attend already. As in previous years, not all the applicants will be accepted :( sorry if you do not make it, But remember.... I try to keep everyone happy! :borat: Please Apply even if you feel that it is a lost cause. Send your best work! Ya NEVER KNOW! :wink:
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/Labor-Day-at-the-AAM-2008/IMG585678/362686790_wsaAr-L-1.jpg

Liquid_Squelch
04-15-2010, 10:09 PM
I can't believe it is almost Christmas - I mean time for the AAM History Under the Stars again! Time Flies! (pun??)

I've been lucky enough to attend in the past, and have placed some of my shots on my gallery:
http://www.w2lie.net/e107_plugins/galle ... emId=13504 (http://www.w2lie.net/e107_plugins/gallery2/gallery2.php?g2_itemId=13504)

(And for those who know me, I DO stream all radio traffic from the planes and controllers online - so those with out scanners can enjoy the show from a different point of view).

Here are some shots from previous years. Again, more are in my gallery.

http://gallery.w2lie.net/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=13516&g2_serialNumber=2

http://gallery.w2lie.net/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=13519&g2_serialNumber=2

http://gallery.w2lie.net/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=13525&g2_serialNumber=2

Derf
04-21-2010, 07:57 PM
Like I thought, lots of entry's! Only a few days left! Don't let the time disappear!

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/Best-of-my-Aviation-shots/P8308255/37235304_oq59A-L-4.jpg
(please note that 909 will not be there)

MarkLawrence
04-21-2010, 08:24 PM
Crap - I have to make a trip to NY for this sometime! Whoever goes - enjoy it all - can't wait to see the pics!

NLovis
04-21-2010, 08:35 PM
Think any of my night shots will qualify?

Derf
04-22-2010, 07:12 AM
We are over the allowable limit we set of 12, 6 returning and 6 new photographers. There is stiff competition. I have not see the quality of your night work, but like the lotto.... you need to be in it to win it. Will it be that hard to send a few night shots with a request? If you are questioning the quality of your work you will probably not make it....but there is only one way to find out. Try

thats my $ .02

NLovis
04-22-2010, 12:51 PM
We are over the allowable limit we set of 12, 6 returning and 6 new photographers. There is stiff competition. I have not see the quality of your night work, but like the lotto.... you need to be in it to win it. Will it be that hard to send a few night shots with a request? If you are questioning the quality of your work you will probably not make it....but there is only one way to find out. Try

thats my $ .02
i've been questioning the quality for awhile now. I'll shoot to learn how to get it done right and try next year when I got a year under my belt so to speak.

Derf
04-23-2010, 06:38 PM
ONE WEEK LEFT

Derf
04-29-2010, 08:22 AM
day and a half left.... Lots of entrys this year. I am very sorry that all will not be able to attend.

Once again, we had way too many people the second year and we were all on top of each other, fighting for a shot
was not good and it was difficult on the staff at the AAM. I am sorry that all will not be able to attend.
If you have not put in your entry, please do ASAP -Fred

Derf
05-02-2010, 08:25 PM
Invites are out, sorry all could not make it. -Fred

NLovis
05-16-2010, 12:23 AM
As I said next year i'll go for it. I feel my photo's are better then they were a month ago but I need to upgrade equipement. Thats the big focus for me. Then I have a year to get it down and show I got what it takes :borat:

LouB
05-22-2010, 04:24 PM
One of favorite weeks of the year.. Looking forward to meeing some of you at the AAM night.

I'll be on the shoreline just west of show center on Sat.

Cheers
Lou

One from last year....
http://www.westhighland-imaging.com/Airplanes/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/JBAirshow-20090523-342/550295186_bXhQ9-L-1.jpg

PhilDernerJr
05-22-2010, 10:18 PM
Welcome Lou!

Chris S
05-22-2010, 10:53 PM
One of favorite weeks of the year.. Looking forward to meeing some of you at the AAM night.

I'll be on the shoreline just wast of show center on Sat.

Cheers
Lou

One from last year....
http://www.westhighland-imaging.com/Airplanes/2009-Jones-Beach-Airshow/JBAirshow-20090523-342/550295186_bXhQ9-L-1.jpg

Great shot of the Super Hornet last year !! :borat:
Hopefully the CF-18 will give us some great vapor too this year !! :wink:

Steven Holzinger
05-23-2010, 09:22 AM
Funny how in the last two years I've showed up at the museum Saturday night I get to see this photo shoot come together... one of these years I'm gonna accidentally get in a photo or two! :D

LouB
05-26-2010, 12:21 PM
Any hints or tricks for the night shoot as it is my first time... What type of glass do you guys bring, a wide is obvious but what about on the long end, 70-200, 300, 500 ???

I was think of straping some PWs onto some Canon flashes with some velco for a remote flash.... easy to share that way too.

Will we have access to our cars so we swap gear or should we loadup ??

Gonna need some Red Bulls after all day at the beach... have to miss Friday's practice at the beach but will be hanging at FRG later (New Highway Fence) and hopefully there for arrival on Thursday...

See Ya around,
Lou

Liquid_Squelch
05-26-2010, 01:54 PM
Lou,

I hear you - I will be hitting the show on Sunday, and Saturday morning I will be at Eisenhower watching the USMC Demo.. I'm hoping to get off Friday, but it looks slim right now.


Suit up - you are better off taking all of your gear with you. I mostly shoot this with the 10-22mm EF-S lens, and a new 8gig card is on the way! Don't forget your cards!

Big Thanks again to 'DERF'

lijk604
05-26-2010, 03:38 PM
Lou, just bring the wide angle, or short zoom. You are close enough that a 50mm will probably be just enough, even too much in some cases.

Flashes are always good to have, but the real fun is doing it with natural light. :)
http://images3.jetphotos.net/img/1/5/8/1/49699_1243729185.jpg

http://images3.jetphotos.net/img/1/3/7/6/59442_1243728673.jpg

PhilDernerJr
05-28-2010, 09:48 PM
Giggity!!!!

moose135
05-29-2010, 11:31 PM
Well, I should get my butt to bed, but I couldn't resist taking a look at a few shots from tonight...

http://moose135.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Air-Shows/Jones-Beach-Air-Show-2010/JM20100529HUTS003/883224855_ire7H-L.jpg

http://moose135.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Air-Shows/Jones-Beach-Air-Show-2010/JM20100529HUTS002/883224724_9ya6B-L.jpg

http://moose135.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Air-Shows/Jones-Beach-Air-Show-2010/JM20100529HUTS001/883224598_RHuY5-L.jpg

It was good to see some old friends, and meet some new ones. As always, a big thanks to the fine folks at the American Airpower Museum (http://www.americanairpowermuseum.com) for hosting this event again. And a huge thanks to Fred Miller - Fred we always do have the best adventures!

Now it's bed time for this old Moose...

wunaladreamin
05-30-2010, 05:41 AM
Great shots Moose!

Liquid_Squelch
05-30-2010, 06:53 AM
Moose, I think we all felt the same way.. Who didn't go home and look at their shots! You just took it one step further by posting them online already!

I'll echo what Moose just said - It as great seeing everyone last night. And it was great to put some faces to some of the names.

Fred - again, THANK YOU!

Johnathaneric
05-30-2010, 07:26 AM
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4052/4652063281_413040ff78_b.jpg

Heres one of my first shots from the event last night.... I would like to thank Fred Miller and the American Airpower Museum for putting this together.... Moose, you must be on Red Bull because I was exhausted after the night and couldn't even look at my shots till this morning..... It was great meeting new faces and old faces too..... About time I saw Phil....

PhilDernerJr
05-30-2010, 08:39 AM
Haha, while I didn't edit when I got home, I did lay in bed, struggling to stay awake, flipping through my camera.

A BIG thanks to Fred and the AAM guys who made this happen. Aside from the photos, it was a great experience. I found myself putting down the camera often to stand back and watch the amazing aircraft, the history, and smell the burning oil!

LouB
05-30-2010, 09:43 AM
I just hauled my gear in the house and went to sleep.. But did want to post one image before heading out for the day.. probably FRG at one point.

MK4, with 14mm fisheye.. Pocketwizard controlled flash to the left of the plane, ISO800 [email protected] hand held
http://www.westhighland-imaging.com/Airplanes/2010-Jones-Beach-Airshow/LB-AAM-Nightshoot-20100529-401/883544066_TXjAX-L.jpg

Thanks to Fred and the staff at AAM, it was a real nice night. Pleasure meeting the everyone.

Lou

fk6065
05-30-2010, 07:59 PM
WOW! What a night. Fred thank you and the museum staff for putting this together. I can't believe how fast the time went by. I have to admit I was both thrilled and nervous.

It was great meeting everybody and putting names to faces. What a wonderful group of gentlemen.

I have so many shots to go through from the week & weekend but here is ones I that I liked from last night.

http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/884082356_RzvQN-L.jpg

Fred thanks again, it was a pleasure to finally meet you in person.

PhilDernerJr
05-30-2010, 08:10 PM
Great shot Fred! Glad we got to meet up again!

PhilDernerJr
05-30-2010, 09:33 PM
As I said earlier, this was an amazing experience. Of everyone there, I was certainly at the bottom in terms photo talent. My favorite plane of the night was the A10.

Here are some of mine...please critique! I'd like to learn how I can improve!

http://www.nycaviation.com/hosting/A10_FRG_052910_1.jpg

http://www.nycaviation.com/hosting/490447_FRG_052910_2.jpg

http://www.nycaviation.com/hosting/C47_FRG_052910.jpg

http://www.nycaviation.com/hosting/F18_FRG_052910.jpg

http://www.nycaviation.com/hosting/349_FRG_052910.jpg

http://www.nycaviation.com/hosting/490447_FRG_052910.jpg

http://www.nycaviation.com/hosting/349_FRG_052910_2.jpg

Greg_NY
05-30-2010, 10:55 PM
http://fredkopf.smugmug.com/photos/884082356_RzvQN-L.jpg




Fred, I love this shot! Really nice.

Isaac

heeshung
05-30-2010, 11:18 PM
Great shots, Phil.

What immediately came to mind for the first and fourth picture in your series was to adjust the white balance. Sodium lamps' orange hue can really throw colors off.

I hope you don't mind me editing your photos, but I selectively adjusted the white balance in just the A-10 itself and set the white point in the teeth or eyes of the nose art. I missed the leading edge of the cockpit window.

http://horriblephotography.com/albums/Misc/A10_FRG_052910_1.jpg

LouB
05-31-2010, 08:09 AM
Nice stuff guys.. Hopefully I will get to go thru the 5000 images (my wife was shooting too) from the event in few days.

Think I got some nice treetop shots of them coming back to FRG after the show. The departure was nice, first time I have been at the terminal when they left. # 2 needed a jumpstart :)

Not sure I would totally correct for the lights.. personal preference I guess.

Please shooting with you.

Lou

Greg_NY
05-31-2010, 01:56 PM
Here are some of mine:

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b238/gregatdis/Republic/IMG_0250_49_48_HDR.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b238/gregatdis/Republic/IMG_0268_7_9_HDR.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b238/gregatdis/Republic/IMG_0348.jpg
(Should have moved the cone! lol)

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b238/gregatdis/Republic/IMG_0430_29_31_HDR.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b238/gregatdis/Republic/IMG_0440_39_38_HDR.jpg

Isaac

lijk604
05-31-2010, 02:41 PM
I am still going through the 3168 shots from the weekend. But, I wanted to put up some of mine from Saturday evening which aren't up already. Fred, a big thank you to you and the American Airpower Museum for making this night possible. The rain tried to stop it, but that only made the night more interesting.

Chris waiting for departure in the P51
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4068/4657282348_7f736f3ae7_b.jpg

Paul's AT6 resting after the flight
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4023/4657283412_d913fba187_b.jpg

The three ship flyover (shot with the Infrared camera)
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4025/4656661515_d13c224ee6_b.jpg

The C-47 on approach after the flyover (infrared)
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4035/4656661733_6e293eec7b_b.jpg

The B-17 Fortress headed back to the AAM Ramp (infrared)
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4046/4656661233_7e6593d7eb_b.jpg

Cary
06-02-2010, 12:14 AM
Here are two of mine:

http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u36/soak2179/o12751983566473caryliao_1005292050_.jpg

http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u36/soak2179/f12754550225135caryliao_1005292208_.jpg

Good seeing everyone again, and thanks again to Fred and the great people at the American Airpower Museum.

Cary

lijk604
06-08-2010, 06:19 PM
A few more that I finally got to:
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4072/4680942786_a6744f2a02_b.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4063/4680943334_9db95ce86e_b.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1279/4680312469_c9019a6fdc_b.jpg

threeholerglory
06-08-2010, 08:44 PM
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4063/4680943334_9db95ce86e_b.jpg

sick shot John...really grungy feel and very ethereal....quite iconic...i'm out of SAT words to use...RATS.

Derf
06-09-2010, 10:41 PM
Great stuff guys...I got the Republic Rainbow
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2010-Jones-Beach-Airshow/airshow103041b/895564066_SonLd-L.jpg

Derf
06-14-2010, 11:48 AM
Here are a few of mine
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/PRIVATE/Friends/NYCAviation/airshow103221/899635084_uQFvJ-XL.jpg

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/PRIVATE/Friends/NYCAviation/airshow1036/899635669_88jGm-XL.jpg

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/PRIVATE/Friends/NYCAviation/airshow10366/899636314_sTLJ6-XL.jpg

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/PRIVATE/Friends/NYCAviation/airshow10276/899634668_umd9A-XL.jpg




The night before
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/PRIVATE/Friends/NYCAviation/IMG2641/899639627_wg2mP-XL.jpg

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/PRIVATE/Friends/NYCAviation/IMG2612/899639074_5WXtG-XL.jpg

Cary
06-14-2010, 04:45 PM
Why do I always look angry in pictures people take of me? :)

Derf
06-14-2010, 06:40 PM
Why do I always look angry in pictures people take of me? :)

Well, for starters.... you were carrying like 80lbs in glass... on top of that you have those sh!tty Canon straps that make your camera feel like 50 lbs without a lens and make your neck sore after 6min flat. Also you do not have a cool backwards cap like Phil, the sun was reflecting off of my awesome $180 dollar lens and I think you just dropped your bag on your foot.

Seriously, when the hell are you going to get rid of those neck breaking horrible canon straps???

Derf
06-14-2010, 06:47 PM
Why do I always look angry in pictures people take of me? :)

Well, for starters.... you were carrying like 80lbs in glass... on top of that you have those sh!tty Canon straps that make your camera feel like 50 lbs without a lens and make your neck sore after 6min flat. Also you do not have a cool backwards cap like Phil, the sun was reflecting off of my awesome $180 dollar lens and I think you just dropped your bag on your foot.

Seriously, when the hell are you going to get rid of those neck breaking horrible canon straps???


Actually I took this a half a second later
http://derf.smugmug.com/photos/901366956_GGo7N-L.jpg

Cary
06-14-2010, 08:01 PM
Why do I always look angry in pictures people take of me? :)

Well, for starters.... you were carrying like 80lbs in glass... on top of that you have those sh!tty Canon straps that make your camera feel like 50 lbs without a lens and make your neck sore after 6min flat. Also you do not have a cool backwards cap like Phil, the sun was reflecting off of my awesome $180 dollar lens and I think you just dropped your bag on your foot.

Seriously, when the hell are you going to get rid of those neck breaking horrible canon straps???

LOL!! I'm actually getting a Black Rapid Double strap soon, which I heard will instantly transform me into a professional photographer, even with my shoddy skills. Not a bad investment for $130!

moose135
06-14-2010, 08:08 PM
LOL!! I'm actually getting a Black Rapid Double strap soon, which I heard will instantly transform me into a professional photographer, even with my shoddy skills. Not a bad investment for $130!
Or you could get an OP/TECH strap for a whole lot less and be comfortable too...

Cary
06-14-2010, 08:12 PM
LOL!! I'm actually getting a Black Rapid Double strap soon, which I heard will instantly transform me into a professional photographer, even with my shoddy skills. Not a bad investment for $130!
Or you could get an OP/TECH strap for a whole lot less and be comfortable too...

I heard only the Black Rapid will make me a professional :wink: But thanks for the tip...I'll check out the OP/TECH :)

Derf
06-14-2010, 08:28 PM
I have an OP/TECH. It will make you a wannabe Photographer with a big head. Trust me, you can actually buy a few beers after the purchase which will lead to more pictures with you and a big smile! :borat:

Cary
06-14-2010, 10:39 PM
I have an OP/TECH. It will make you a wannabe Photographer with a big head. Trust me, you can actually buy a few beers after the purchase which will lead to more pictures with you and a big smile! :borat:

Well, if it's the OP/TECH that's giving you that big head, then maybe I should go with that one :wink: Actually, it will probably be better for me, since the Black Rapid attaches to the tripod socket, which will be a bit annoying, since I use my tripod a lot (mainly because it makes me look more professional).

Cary
07-02-2010, 08:42 PM
Another photo from the shoot...sorry for the distracting watermark...

1734245

Derf
07-14-2010, 08:47 PM
Hey guys, I just wanted to let you know what I was trying for with the winners for History Under the Stars. I am trying to get a dusk / nightshoot together for the aircraft that will be at Farmingdale for the Coney Island Airshow! A-10 and Hornets and Harriers’ OH MY! If we can do that I also will try for other events in the upcoming year as well. No promises other than I will try.

Please do not forget the Deadline for all entry’s is this Friday -Fred

Liquid_Squelch
07-16-2010, 06:39 PM
Hi Fred
I heard optonline was down, so I hope you got my final 3 via e-mail.

If not, please let me know and I will throw them on the 'net.


Thanks
Phil / w2lie

Cary
07-24-2010, 01:54 AM
Sorry, one more that I just found. I'm a little shocked that I didn't notice this photo earlier, because it's one of my favorites from the shoot:

http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u36/soak2179/v12799541178638caryliao_1005292134_mg_5367.jpg

Derf
07-26-2010, 11:56 AM
Congratulations Winners


http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948113490_6HJJ7-S.jpg
by Cary Liao

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948113549_n2GRP-S.jpg
by Fred Kopf

http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948113643_y8JT9-S.jpg
by Fred Kopf

Please send me your Cell number, Home location and time it takes to get to the airport.

Look forward to seeing you guys again soon!!!

Liquid_Squelch
07-26-2010, 01:56 PM
Congrats goes out to the winners.. I think we all got a kick to the pants on the last shot by Fred! We were ALL shooting that same plane while it was raining!

Again - Congratulations Fred and (Fred) and Cary!

Derf
07-26-2010, 02:31 PM
Congrats goes out to the winners.. I think we all got a kick to the pants on the last shot by Fred! We were ALL shooting that same plane while it was raining!

Again - Congratulations Fred and (Fred) and Cary!

Yes we were, but he did not have a cover on the canopy in his shot!

Don't feel too bad.. I put this shot in and was rejected
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948297147_4bQjm-O.jpg

Cary
07-26-2010, 02:51 PM
Congrats goes out to the winners.. I think we all got a kick to the pants on the last shot by Fred! We were ALL shooting that same plane while it was raining!

Again - Congratulations Fred and (Fred) and Cary!

Yes we were, but he did not have a cover on the canopy in his shot!

Don't feel too bad.. I put this shot in and was rejected
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948297147_4bQjm-O.jpg

That lightning shot is nice Fred, but it could have used a rainbow and possibly some livestock in the foreground.
:D

fk6065
07-26-2010, 02:55 PM
Wow, to say the least I am shocked and speechless. I really don't know what to say except for thank you! There were so many outstanding shots posted by everyone from that night I am really humbled.

I thought I knew a lot about photography and planes but that night I learned so much more and got to do it with a great group of people.

Thanks again to Fred & the AAM for giving us the opportunity.

Derf
07-26-2010, 03:22 PM
That lightning shot is nice Fred, but it could have used a rainbow and possibly some livestock in the foreground.
:D


I entered that too!!!! I TRIED
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948358844_2g5s8-O.jpg

Liquid_Squelch
07-26-2010, 03:39 PM
That lightning shot is nice Fred, but it could have used a rainbow and possibly some livestock in the foreground.
:D


I entered that too!!!! I TRIED
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948358844_2g5s8-O.jpg


Hysterical!

Derf
07-26-2010, 03:43 PM
I was going to add this Rainbow
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/2010-Jones-Beach-Airshow/airshow103041b/895564066_SonLd-L.jpg

But I can not win anyway... and if I did win, who would give me Access.... :shock:

On a side note....the plane pictured above crashed on its first flight a week ago. Should be airworthy again but it will take some time. (Republic Rainbow) rolled out of the hangar behind it. The high part of in the middle of the door was for tail clearance of this aircraft.

Cary
07-26-2010, 03:57 PM
That lightning shot is nice Fred, but it could have used a rainbow and possibly some livestock in the foreground.
:D


I entered that too!!!! I TRIED
http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/photos/948358844_2g5s8-O.jpg

HAHAHA!