View Full Version : Night Photo Shoot - Bayport Aerodrome Saturday April 27 2013 - "Yuri's Night"

2013-04-17, 02:53 PM
Hello All,

I'm pleased to announce that as part of the "Yuri's Night" celebration sponsored by the Antique and Classic Aircraft Ent. Inc., there will be a NIGHT PHOTO SHOOT of selected aircraft from the Bayport Aerodrome. The emphasis will be on our Russian aircraft and will include the Yak-18, Yak-52, and Polikapov Po-2. In addition we plan on including the Waco, Bruner-Winkle Bird, and Stearman biplanes. The aircraft will be lit by one of our resident professional photographers.

No reservations or submission of photographs are required. The purpose of the Yuri's Night celebration is to raise funds for the full restoration to airworthy condition of our Yak-12M, currently on rebuild and display in Hangar 12. All that is required is a suggested donation of $10 per photographer, which is applied directly to the restoration fund. This is a great opportunity for you photogs who want to perfect your skills for applying for the next History Under the Stars!

The party starts at Hangar 12 at the Bayport Aerodrome at 4:00 PM onwards. The photo shoot will start at dusk therabouts. Wristbands/tickets will be available for sale toward food and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic), as well as raffles for airplane rides. There will also be an auction for aircraft rides that night. We are expecting a fun night and ALL proceeds go to the restoration effort.

We hope to see you there!

Details are provided here:


2013-04-17, 06:40 PM
If I wasn't working, I'd jump on this chance. Great opportunity, just the wrong weekend for me.
Thanks for letting us know Pete!

2013-04-17, 08:48 PM
Very cool. I might drag my bones out for this!

2013-04-17, 09:46 PM
Im thinking I may go too

2013-04-17, 09:55 PM
I want to go.

2013-04-18, 06:53 AM
I may try to attend

2013-04-18, 11:01 AM
I may have to clear my schedule for this...

2013-04-18, 11:48 AM
I am going to try my best to attend.

2013-04-18, 12:16 PM
I am going to try my best to attend.

If I end up going nd you need a ride, I can pick you up on my way through kenny.

2013-04-18, 01:48 PM
Just a reminder to those who may not be familiar, the BAS hangars are on the North side of the field. Looking forward to seeing everyone and a great evening!

Directions: Sunrise Hwy to Nicolls Road South, take first right onto Church Street, Second left on Vitamin Drive, go to the end to Parking lot, and walk right in.

2013-04-18, 02:40 PM
I am going to try my best to attend.
I'm the next town over. If you need a lift let me know.

2013-04-18, 03:44 PM
I'm the next town over. If you need a lift let me know.

PM sent.

2013-04-18, 08:45 PM

2013-04-19, 12:31 AM
I have to work that day but how late does it go till? Would love do do my first night shoot.

2013-04-19, 11:31 AM
I have to work that day but how late does it go till? Would love do do my first night shoot.

The party starts at 4pm. I believe the plan is to start the night photo shoot after sunset to take advantage of the last light of day (if it's a nice sunset) and then continue as it gets dark. I'm sure it will take some time to move around and reconfigure some of the aircraft. For a Saturday night party there will be folks there until 10pm I'm sure.



2013-04-27, 10:37 PM
Some shots from this afternoon.

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/IMG_2220_zps52313891.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/southpawcaptures/media/IMG_2220_zps52313891.jpg.html)

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/IMG_2285_zps956cf8a4.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/southpawcaptures/media/IMG_2285_zps956cf8a4.jpg.html)

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/IMG_2295_zps46194428.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/southpawcaptures/media/IMG_2295_zps46194428.jpg.html)

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/IMG_2366_7_8_zpsab319467.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/southpawcaptures/media/IMG_2366_7_8_zpsab319467.jpg.html)

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/IMG_2387_8_9_zps1ea973ac.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/southpawcaptures/media/IMG_2387_8_9_zps1ea973ac.jpg.html)

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/IMG_2400_1_2_zpsb720e47c.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/southpawcaptures/media/IMG_2400_1_2_zpsb720e47c.jpg.html)

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac155/southpawcaptures/IMG_2469_70_71_zps19ebd780.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/southpawcaptures/media/IMG_2469_70_71_zps19ebd780.jpg.html)

2013-04-27, 11:09 PM
Nice work Eric. So good to see everyone! And many many thanks to Pete and the rest of the guys at the Aerodrome. You guys are a wicked fun bunch of people to hang with! Photos to come!

2013-04-28, 03:10 AM
Wish I could have been there ..... Awesome set Eric!

2013-04-28, 09:58 AM
That's a beautiful Yak. Still fuming I had to miss this.

2013-04-28, 10:21 AM
#3, with the motion blur and glint of sunlight... awesome! I hope more of such events can be held in the future.

2013-04-28, 06:41 PM
This was a very enjoyable event. The Aerodrome folks were very friendly and welcoming. Thanks Peter for posting this here.








Kenny the star trail photo was a great idea, thanks for showing me how to go about it. Too bad the clouds started to roll in. Anyway now I'm hooked and I'm going to try and do more of these!


2013-04-28, 08:10 PM
Nice work Isaac! Here's my humble effort of the trails.

2013-04-29, 07:54 PM





more here! (http://www.longislandwallpapers.com/Aviation/Yuris-Night/29149115_z65prX#!i=2482273649&k=LrGrv3W)

2013-05-01, 06:24 PM
Great shots guys!!!

Thank you for the nice comments and its great to hear that you all had a good time. This was the first time we set this up and we will be sure to do it again. There are a lot of us who volunteer at Bayport who want to turn it into a great vintage museum. The current BAS President John Hess has a lot of great ideas to attract visitors and make it a great welcoming destination. But at times its an uphill battle as many of the 'old guard' are content with just leaving it as its been, as just a place for them to hang out in their hangars and fly occasionaly. Then there are many of us who want to see all the residents on board and make it more of a museum with activities and tours. One of our next new events is the pancake breakfast in May. We hope to start construction of a new hangar soon.

There are four groups at Bayport, the BAS, the AACGNY, LIEF and now the Antique and Classic Aircraft Ent. Inc who sponsored the party and includes the Yak-52, Yak-18, Yak-12 and PO-2 (storage-long term project).

Fred Schmuckler helped us out by treating you to a fly-by with his beautiful Waco. Also I see Derf got shots of Gene's L-2B. This Taylorcraft L-2 is the latest restoration to fly from Bayport. Gene is a WWII veteran who frequently saw them land at the front lines and has taken at least 5 years to painstakenly restore this bird. These shots are the first that I've seen it fly.

I'll keep you guys posted on any more activities at Bayport!


2013-05-02, 12:43 AM
Thank you Peter for informing us about this great event! It was a very fun and relaxing day at the Aerodrome and I look forward to future events.

Here are some of my contributions:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8411/8700032741_99b0a4a9c5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8700032741/)
Yakovlev YAK-52 [N7074L] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8700032741/) by Kenneth Pagliughi (http://www.flickr.com/people/kennethpagliughi/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8134/8701153580_9370098672_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701153580/)
Taylorcraft DCO-65 [N70374] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701153580/) by Kenneth Pagliughi (http://www.flickr.com/people/kennethpagliughi/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8128/8701164050_d68374a2e8_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701164050/)
WACO UPF-7 [N29919] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701164050/) by Kenneth Pagliughi (http://www.flickr.com/people/kennethpagliughi/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8255/8701163558_6b3cce37e3_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701163558/)
WACO UPF-7 [N29919] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701163558/) by Kenneth Pagliughi (http://www.flickr.com/people/kennethpagliughi/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8396/8700099535_03bba6f138_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8700099535/)
Yakovlev YAK-52 [N7074L] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8700099535/) by Kenneth Pagliughi (http://www.flickr.com/people/kennethpagliughi/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8554/8701224356_1b33175149_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701224356/)
Jiangxi Hongdu CJ-5 [N18YV] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701224356/) by Kenneth Pagliughi (http://www.flickr.com/people/kennethpagliughi/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8134/8701224906_101093e553_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701224906/)
Yakovlev YAK-52 [N7074L] (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/8701224906/) by Kenneth Pagliughi (http://www.flickr.com/people/kennethpagliughi/), on Flickr

More @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kennethpagliughi/

2013-05-02, 09:04 AM
Great Shots by All.

2013-05-02, 10:46 AM
Lovely stuff!

2013-05-05, 11:26 PM
To say some of those HDRs are impressive is a huge understatement, great job to all!