A&P The Blue Angels in SF

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  1. cftofu2k

    cftofu2k OT Supporter

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    Just a few shots from my friend's rooftop in downtown that I thought I'd share. Only had my 85mm f1.8 on a 40d with me.. (yeah, not long enough..) and used the LR boost preset and some cropping. :)

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  2. limiteD*

    limiteD* 今あいたい すぐあいたい

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    I went down to Marina Green to shoot them on Saturday. Those are some nice views from your friend's rooftop.
     
  3. Boudreaux

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    I went to the thunderbirds show w/ my kit lense and a 50mm/f1.8 with my 1 month old XTi, only my 2nd outing with the camera :o

    I'll be croping the pics this PM and hopefully posting some. I just found out about the airshow a day before, otherwise i would have gone and rented a lense.

    What kind of settings were you getting success with?

    Nice shots.
     
  4. the Rosswog

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    wonder what the carbon footprint of one of those jets is
     
  5. NOR*CAL

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    I wish I had someone to go with.
     
  6. Mutombo

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    I love fleet week. Nice shots, I like the ones with Coit tower.
     
  7. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    When was this?
     
  8. NOR*CAL

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    Over da weekend.
     
  9. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    Used to watch them at moffett field a LONG time ago when I was a kid. I love airshows.
     
  10. cftofu2k

    cftofu2k OT Supporter

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    1/6000 - 1/8000 sec works for the close up ones. I shot in RAW to crop. I also did some +1/2 to +1 exposure compensation when shooting toward the sun. I had a full 360 view of the planes circling the city, with a few tall buildings in the way.
     
  11. SBandit4

    SBandit4 If shit hits the fan, just make sure you have a go

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    Was there over the weekend too. I wish I had brought a stool or step ladder though.:o

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  12. Jbrown

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    #5 is really cool.
     
  13. aCab

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    2, 5, 6, and 7 are :wackit:
     
  14. limiteD*

    limiteD* 今あいたい すぐあいたい

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    Here's a handful of my shots :o

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    And Charlie Brown was there :mamoru:

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  15. Mutombo

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    ^^ the shot with the GGB and 6 Blue Angels is great :cool:
     
  16. cftofu2k

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    this one is sweet
     
  17. Eff

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    I came.
     
  18. xenon supra

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    cool shots, i'd love to shoot this sometime.
     

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