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  • Photos from Airplane Window

    Posted by Jonathan on August 9th, 2011 (All posts by )

    A couple of recent ones:

    (Click either image twice to see it at full size.)

     

    5 Responses to “Photos from Airplane Window”

    1. Tatyana Says:

      #2.

    2. Sgt. Mom Says:

      Which reminds me of the old joke about two guys looking up in the sky, at an airplane flying towards a towering thunderstorm.
      First Guy: Gosh, I’d hate to be up there in that plane, flying into that storm.
      Second Guy: I’d hate to be up there without it!

    3. tyouth Says:

      Inspiration for Michelangelo?

    4. Carl from Chicago Says:

      Holy crap how did you get those photos

      I can’t get squat out of the airplane windows

    5. Jonathan Says:

      Carl,

      Aperture priority, lens wide open, crank the ISO, set focus at infinity and deactivate autofocus, take a pic whenever there’s a lightning flash. Keep lens close to window to reduce reflections from plane interior. Helps to be lucky to pass close to storms with frequent lightning. Also helps to take a lot of pics. Probably helps to use a DSLR and fast prime lens.