Category Archives: Event

A curve I left out

While I was pulling together pictures with curves to decide on what to present, I ran across this one from my Wingwalker post. I left it out and went with those from nature. This weekend though, the aircraft shown with … Continue reading

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Shooting action – New school

OK, even when I was shooting with the Crown Graphic, I envied the pro sports shooters with the motor drive to advance the film and someone elses money to pay for the developing. Now, every point and shoot will take … Continue reading

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You can’t have a US airshow without a P-51 Mustang

And, here is Quick Silver. The official Mustang of the 2013 Florida International Airshow in Punta Gorda FL.

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The Wingwalker

Today was the first day of the Florida International Airshow here in Punta Gorda. Unfortunately, the government sequestration meant that the Blue Angels wouldn’t be flying, nor the F-22 or the Heritage flight. Without the big jets, an airshow loses … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple II

A couple more shots on the purple theme. The first two are wildflowers found at the Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area in Punta Gorda FL.     The one on the left is a  Meadow Beauty and the one on the right … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

Well, let’s have some fun with this one.  Last year I went to my local airshow and was shooting the US Navy Blue Angels precision flight team.  As usual, you get a lot that aren’t too good.  In this case, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Movement II

I already entered this challenge when it was announced using a picture which showed movement through blur.  But, you can also show a picture of movement by showing objects which logically are in motion yet, the captured moment shows them … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Blue Angels – Florida International Airshow

This year, I didn’t actually manage to get to the airshow on Saturday or Sunday.  Other commitments kept me away but, I did get a chance to see some of the flying acts on their Friday practice day and on … Continue reading

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Black Diamond Jet Team – Florida International Airshow

This civilian precision flight act was at last years Florida International Airshow as the Heavy Metal Jet Team and had five L39s in the group.     This year, an added attraction was a pair of Mig-17 Frescos painted in the teams Arctic … Continue reading

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Two more from the Punta Gorda Isles Lighted Boat Parade

Just two more shots from the boat parade I was asked how I got these shots. All of these shots were taken with a Nikon D90 with 50mm f1.8D lens. Manual exposure mode 1/100th of a second at f1.8. Pictures … Continue reading

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