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Finals to Alderney


Finals to Alderney
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Copyright: David Jessop (WhiteKnight) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1199 W: 130 N: 2138] (12018)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-09-16
Categories: Transportation
Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR, Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 DC EX HSM
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-09-25 4:41
Viewed: 2678
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
With yesterday's upload I said that visiting Alderney was a trip down memory lane.. Well, you get there either by boat or air, with air being the most common mode by far. I shot this pic from the seat behind the pilot as we're on short finals to runway 08 in Alderney. The aircraft is an 'Aurigny Airlines' Britten-Norman Trislander... A fairly ugly kind of aeroplane but ideal for island hopping in what can be terrible weather.The flight was also great fun because I used to be one of the guys and gals flying these particular aircraft many years ago, and the island of Alderney was my home base for 2 years.

With the different strength lighting inside and out I've had to do a little dodging and burning to make the image more 'normal'..

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I just love these pics David, because you get to take pics 99.999% of us can't take! This is a superb view here and I love the misty, dreamy look you added to the pic! Very nice!
B-)
Linda

Good job with the dodging and burning! It has brought the cockpit to life. Nice cabin shot.

Excellent work balancing out the light David.
It's interesting you kept the dash line straight,
but the horizon croooked. I think that was the right way to go.
Excellent color and detail.
wWell done.
- Vincent

Hi David,
Great shot of the cock pit. I love the detail in the front panel. Excellent view of the runway. Nice work.
Regards,
Kevin

Nice job - the POV of course is unbeatable, and the PP work is pretty good. :) A little messy in places, have you used layers and masking to any extent? It allows so much more control of that kind of work.
As always ... thank you for sharing your office with us.
Rew

HI David,

You certainly have changed aircraft haven't you. Do you miss these types of flights?

I like the perspective you have chosen in the photo. I like how you have included the pilots shoulder with the "bars" (epaulets...?) Many colorful details. One really appreciates the horizon as a pilot I'm sure. :D

I'm going in the WACO bi-plane tomorrow!! (Hope weather holds)... later, Lisa

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