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Photographing Airplanes … Don’t Be So Boring

Having grown up watching planes fly over my house, all day and night, and having spent the last 27 years (of my 37 years on this Earth) generally found with a camera in my hand, it is only natural that I can at times be found shooting photos of airplanes. Over the years I’ve shot…

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OK … Back To Work …

Before I dive back in and flip the ‘on-switch’ again to get going, I’d first like to thank all you folks who dropped me an email, Tweeted me or found me on Facebook to ask if I was OK.   Your concern was very much appreciated … however I simply took a break to step back…

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Reader Mail : How Does One End Up An Airplane Geek?

A little over a week ago I wrote What Does The Future Hold For Young Airplane Geeks?,  this post lead to some interesting discussions, and an email I received from Lynn Young, from Delaware, who asked, “This may be an impossible question, but how does one end up an airplane geek? My young daughter is…

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This Is Why You Don’t Stand Behind A Jet Taking Off …

At the west end of St. Maarten’ Princess Juliana International Airport’s (SXM) Runway 10/28 sits a tiny sliver of beach, Maho Beach, a tourist draw for sun bathers and airplane geeks to lay out on the sand as arriving aircraft as low as 25 feet cross over them on their way in, and blow sand…

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Moose Peterson’s Air-to-Air Photo Workshops … Learn From a Legend

Moose Peterson is a world renowned wildlife photographer, landscape photographer, camera bag designer and he literally wrote the book on Nikon.  While my interests were never in wildlife photography, I was hooked at Moose’s work at the age of 16 when I received my copy of the Nikon System Handbook (now in it its sixth…

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iPad App of the Week : FlightBoard

The ‘big board’ at the airport, its a familiar site for all who travel and all who end up going to the airport to pick up travelers.  What if you could take the big board on the road … and share with others? Now you can … … this week’s iPhone App of the Week…

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Guest Post: Plane Pics – A Spotter’s Story

Today’s guest blog post comes from Leighton Matthews … Leighton was a natural choice to ask to be a guest blogger, as Leighton is a professional photographer, airplane junkie and a huge Rush fan (pretty much sounds like I just described myself). You can follow Leighton on Twitter at @PacificAirPhoto and check out his photos…

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iPhone App of the Week : Aircraft Recognition Guide

Back in October of 2009 I wrote up an iPhone that was great for airplane geeks, little kids, every day travelers and anyone who glances out the window standing in the airport here : iPhone App Of The Week : Aeroguidelite While Aeroguidelite has been a fantastic app, it was removed from the iTunes store…

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iPhone ‘App’ Of The Week : LiveATC.net

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 9/07/2009 – iPhone ‘App’ Of The Week : LiveATC.net So there you are, sitting at the gate listening to the an announcing that your flight’s departure has been delayed while watching other planes push back from their gates. As you watch the plane one gate over push back you find…

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