A strong sense of motion helps whenever possible, so keep
your shutter speed as low as you feel comfortable with, even on jets. The more motion you can pickup around the
aircraft (clouds, trees, buildings, other airplanes) the better your image will
Static displays. All
shows that are airport based will have plenty of aircraft on display. These are great photo opportunities and
usually include some interior opportunities – a great time for a little hand
Know what’s coming next, and from where. All shows will give you the radio frequency
of the “air boss” and the show teams.
This allows you to know which part of the act is up next and from which
direction it will be approaching. Don’t
have a radio setup? No problem, most
shows will let you rent them for the day.
One of the things I love best about photography is the
ability to combine it with just about any other interest my family has. It’s a great way to spend time with friends
and family while still indulging your photographic gene!
Stay in focus, and visit with me on: Soaringart.com.
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