Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2019/04/28

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Other Airport Scenes
From: bjq1 at (Bernard Quinn)
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 10:18:18 -0400
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The second one us my favorite. Great colors!


Make America Kind Again!

Barney Quinn, WK3Z

> On Apr 27, 2019, at 5:41 PM, Jim Nichols <jhnichols at> 
> wrote:
> On a nice, sunny Saturday afternoon, there are a lot of things going on at 
> the airport.  Despite what the EXIF data may say, these were shot with a 
> 200 mm Pentax Takumar, set up to see how it would work from a distance on 
> my monopod.
> After hauling two loads of jumpers to jump altitude, normally around 
> 14,000 ft, the Twin Otter was ready for some fuel.  The Saturday crew 
> responded, using the Jet-A truck.
> I had difficulty keeping the jumpers in the frame, but got reasonable 
> detail.  They move faster than one thinks when watching from a distance.
> The foreshortening caused by the long lens makes them appear a lot closer 
> together than they were in reality.
> -- 
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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