Photographing at an airshow

posted on 12th of november, 2010

Last summer, an airshow took place in my town. So I decided to try this new photographic sector (for me). Few months ago I bought a Sigma 70-300 apo lens. It is a relative cheap lens which entered in my budget but I'm very satisfied with it and at the airshow it worked fine too. I've four images of this event on DT, all with editorial license because sponsors or other banners are on the airplanes. Not much to say about the technique. No tripod, because the exposures were very fast to stop the movement. Using the tele at 200-300 mm with my Canon 300D I had a great magnification so that it is possible to see details of helicopters and airplanes. It is important to have a good position with a free sight (a lot of people at the event). The sunny day and the pilots did the rest.

Comments (15)

Posted by Mariaam on November 15, 2010
Great photos!
Posted by Shopartgallerycom on November 15, 2010
Wonderful shots!
Posted by Miele on November 14, 2010
Wow great pics!
Posted by FabioConcetta on November 14, 2010
Nice photos for composition and sharpness,congratulations! :)
Posted by Egomezta on November 13, 2010
Great images...
Posted by smartview27 on November 13, 2010
Well done!
Posted by Iwhitwo on November 13, 2010
Nice job! I too did an airshow this year and understand the challenges of getting good shots.
Posted by Dmccale on November 13, 2010
great photos
Posted by Davulcu on November 13, 2010
Very nice for 70-300... Congrats
Posted by Thanatonautii on November 13, 2010
Wonderful images! Congratulations!
Posted by Alionaz on November 13, 2010
I wish you to have many sales!
Posted by Scottysally2 on November 13, 2010
Nice images, hope you have many sales. :)
Posted by Fultonsphoto on November 13, 2010
Congratulations, I also did my first airshow recently and know how hard it is to get decent images with limited equipment, you have some good images, good luck with sales.
Posted by Joe1971 on November 12, 2010
It is great!!!
Posted by Mani33 on November 12, 2010
Well done & nice experience! Good luck in sales :)

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