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#3412705 - 10/18/11 04:09 AM Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011
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WARNING: MEDIUM SIZE IMAGES MAY LOAD SLOW ON AN OLDER COMPUTER/POOR CONNECTION!

Fleet Week in my new home was certainly a welcoming site! (and sound.) Here's a few shots.






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Since i've been having huge trouble and unexpected problems throughout the year, I've been inactive. Here's my self-welcome back post!



Edited by EnvyOnTheCoast (10/18/11 04:25 AM)
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#3413310 - 10/18/11 07:30 PM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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Awesome shots!

I'm bummed we couldn't make it this year. Hopefully next year.
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#3413358 - 10/18/11 08:29 PM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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The first Blue Angels shot is stunning! I don't care what the professional photographers say, that shot is a winner! Love the halo effect on the vapour over the wings.
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#3413375 - 10/18/11 08:48 PM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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Yep, some nice shots. That BA close up is great.
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#3413458 - 10/18/11 11:02 PM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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Cool pictures. I especially like the Osprey picture.


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#3413504 - 10/19/11 12:05 AM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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Thanks guys! That angel's shot was difficult. I only brought my 200mm lens, and was pretty far. I saw the Blue Angels coming in to my right, as they all dispursed, #5 seemed to bank right over me. I snapped a few pics, and tried hard to bracket the focus as fast as I could! The sound certainly added to the challenge!

Now I can only imagine what it's like to be a foot soldier!
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#3413805 - 10/19/11 01:07 PM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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Yeah, that Blue Angel's pic is a beaut.

I also like the heat blur in the Osprey pic smile
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#3431314 - 11/10/11 07:22 PM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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I've seen lots of shots with vapor, but the lighting on the vapor in your photo is something I've never seen before. Thanks for letting us see that fantastic shot.

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#3433386 - 11/13/11 08:02 PM Re: Fleet Week - San Francisco 2011 [Re: EnvyOnTheCoast]
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great shots!
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