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Timely Cloud Shadows and Backdrops

My afternoon of shooting at SFO with Hayman was a lot of fun.  However, we were a little thwarted by the weather at times.  Banks of clouds would roll in from the hills beyond the airport at odd times.  Sometimes, … Continue reading

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It’s Cloudy Out at the Coast

The weather over Sonoma was absolutely gorgeous when we were out on the photo flight (when isn’t the weather great in Sonoma?).  While we were orbiting over the county awaiting the second aircraft to come up to shoot, I was … Continue reading

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Pulling a Cloud With You

Getting shots of vapor is a popular thing when shooting fast jets.  An airliner on a damp day can also result in some clouds being formed.  While shooting something special at Oakland, I was getting a few shots to make … Continue reading

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F-16 Inlet Vapor

There are some aerodynamic effects that always catch my eye when I am going through images and one of these is vapor forming in engine inlets. The combination of lower airspeed with high thrust settings and moisture can result in … Continue reading

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Night Sunset Clouds

An evening flight I took departed just as the sun was going down. I thought I had missed the best of the light but I was treated to something different which I rather liked. There was a lot of cloud … Continue reading

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Skies With Menace

This time of year can get a bit stormy.  We had some interesting skies rolling across the city with cloud layers heading in different directions at different heights.  I thought a time lapse might be good for this so had … Continue reading

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Illuminating the Bean

It is easy to get complacent when you have so much going on around you all of the time.  I saw something in the paper about an installation in Millennium Park where there was a light field set up around … Continue reading

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Night Wanderings with Friends

As I mentioned in a previous post, sometimes it is useful to have someone come to the city to encourage me to get out and about.  A few friends had been to Chicago in a previous week to do some … Continue reading

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Chicago at Night

It has been a while since I last went out and did some night photography around Chicago.  I had been meaning for a while to go and photograph the Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park at night when they have the … Continue reading

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Bean in the rain

After the trip to the Cultural Center from my previous post, I headed across to the Bean to try some other ideas.  I was interested to use the intervalometer to do some more experiments with time lapse photography.  Ever since … Continue reading

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