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737 Max8 Heads Off For The First Time

I stopped off at Renton one Sunday morning to see what was on the flight line.  (This was prior to the groundings after the Ethiopian Max 8 crash.)  There was a first flight showing up on the flight plan so … Continue reading

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Otters Snacking on the Bank

A sunny Sunday afternoon seems like a good time to go for a stroll.  It was not supposed to be a wildlife photo trip.  I did have the little M6 with me in my pocket, though, and, since the 55-200 … Continue reading

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Low Sun on the Light Aircraft

While waiting for the UPS 747, there was a bit of light aircraft traffic in to Paine Field.  With nice low sun, I wasn’t going to ignore them.  They all looked nice enough but I was particularly impressed with a … Continue reading

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Snowcoach Adventures

For my birthday, Nancy took me on a trip to Jackson Hole.  Part of the trip was a journey in to Yellowstone National park in a snowcoach.  The snowcoaches are modified vehicles to handle to snowy terrain.  They come in … Continue reading

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Pretty Mountain Backdrop

My effort to shoot an arriving A350 at SeaTac provided a secondary benefit.  The majority of arriving aircraft land on the outer runway.  This is further away and also has a threshold further up the field.  This means the aircraft … Continue reading

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Italian Hydrofoils

This is a throwback to a trip long ago.  We went to Italy and started our trip out up in Milan.  We made a day trip to Lake Como and I was delighted to see hydrofoils on the lake.  As … Continue reading

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Farewell RAF Tornado

There will be much online about the retirement of the Tornado from RAF service.  Global Aviation Resource has been putting together some great information on the history of the jet in service and I would recommend you take a look … Continue reading

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Sunbathing Cormorant

I had finished up a shoot and was driving back towards home but decided to divert to Kenmore.  The evening light was looking good and I thought some floatplanes might be returning to base.  By the time I got to … Continue reading

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UPS Delivered from the Paintshop

A sunny and cold winter day provides nice light and an afternoon arrival of a jet at Paine Field from the paint facility in Portland was enough to tempt me out.  UPS is the primary recipient of 747-8F jets these … Continue reading

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Negative Lab Pro

In previous posts I have described my efforts at scanning old negatives using a digital camera, macro lens and a light table.  I have had mixed success with the process for converting the negatives into positives with some films responding … Continue reading

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