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Sport Aviation Magazine Photo Contest - August, 2011

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Hal Bryan
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#1 Posted: 5/16/2011 08:16:52

Attention, EAA Members! Do you want to see one of your photos in EAA Sport Aviation magazine?!?!

Then just post it here. And make sure we like it better than all the other ones ...
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 As always, here's how it works:   

  

  1. First, you’ll take a great photo, one that evokes the spirit of aviation. Feel free to include a caption or any other notes about the setting, subject matter, etc. The "spirit of aviation" is a broad definition - show us pictures OF aircraft, pictures taken FROM aircraft, people thinking ABOUT aircraft ... well, as long as it's obvious ... anyway, you get the idea.

  2. Then, you’ll reply to this thread and embed the picture in your post. (We prefer it if you include just one picture per post.) Note: to embed a picture, click the camera button on the toolbar to find and upload the file .... Please use this method to make the picture immediately visible as opposed to simply attaching the file.

  3. As our deadline approaches, the photo submissions will be reviewed by the editorial team (and me), meeting in a secure and undisclosed location, and we will choose a winner to be published in the magazine (with full and appropriate credit, naturally.)

  4. We’ll contact the photographer directly to arrange for their submission of a print-quality version of the winning photo (see below.) We’ll also provide the basic legalese at that point to ensure that we have the rights to publish the photo.

 There are a few things to point out: 

  • The photo contest is open to all members of EAA.
     

  • Note that, above, we said you’ll take the photo – submissions must be made by the original photographer.

  • While we will be choosing the winners ourselves, we are, in fact, human beings, and certainly wouldn't’t ignore a picture if it had an unusually high “thumbs-up” count or a lot of positive comments here in the forum.

  • Photos must be posted here to be considered – email submissions will not be accepted.

  • In addition, the pictures you post here will be automatically resized for web viewing, which means they won’t be of a high-enough resolution for print. So, in order for your picture to be considered for publication, you must be able to provide a high resolution print-ready version on request.

  • This means that the original should ideally be 8 Megapixels (~3264 x 2448) or higher.

Enter as many pictures as you like – the more the merrier! (Though, again, we prefer you post each picture separately.) 


NOTE:
The deadline for submissions to the August, 2011 issue is 
June 15th, 2011.

 



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Sheldon Heatherington
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#2 Posted: 5/17/2011 12:21:57 Modified: 5/17/2011 12:23:25

Since 1903. The birth of flight. Trivia-the hat is a Harley Davidson.


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Sheldon Heatherington
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#3 Posted: 5/18/2011 10:27:32

Joe purtying up His Citabria at the Roy E. Ray fly-in


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Gary Dikkers
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#4 Posted: 5/19/2011 08:52:57

A P-51D Mustang painted in the colors of the 325th Fighter Group (The Checkertail Clan) at AirVenture 2009.
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Gary Dikkers
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#5 Posted: 5/19/2011 08:54:43

Greg Poe flying his MX-2 passes Paul Teutel Sr. of Orange County Choppers during a race down RWY 18 at Wittman Regional Airport (OSH), during AirVenture 2009.


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William Yeates
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#6 Posted: 5/19/2011 19:03:36


_MG_1758hdr-b.jpgThe dawn of aviation at Old Kingsbury Aerodrome in  Texas.

 

 

 



William Yeates
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#7 Posted: 5/19/2011 19:06:09

A Jenny putts slowly through the Texas air at Old Kingsbury Aerodrome.

 


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Ed Booth
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#8 Posted: 5/20/2011 18:07:13 Modified: 5/27/2011 09:37:33

Fly-by with the RV Grin


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Garry Schroeder
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#9 Posted: 5/20/2011 22:31:37 Modified: 5/27/2011 12:36:04

Autumn morning over Minnesota


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Garrett Easley
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#10 Posted: 5/24/2011 16:06:33 Modified: 5/27/2011 09:36:40

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Photo by me - Garrett Easley
 GE Photography on Facebook
 
or www.texasfromabove.com
 
 
Vans RV8 f Owned by Dr. Chuck Wallace rom a trip that I took to Big Bend State Park in Texas a few months Ago.    Photo was taken with a Canon Rebel T2i with a 55mm-85mm Lens.   This is an HDR photo.  
 
I am also building an RV7 so my interest in the Vans RV line of aircraft is incredible.   They are a beautiful bird to photograph.   I am also the Production Manager for Sky-Tec Starters and always have camera on hand to capture all the different aircraft that visit us here on the Granbury, Tx Airport. 
 

 
Thanks

     Garrett Easley



Bill Crowl
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#11 Posted: 5/26/2011 22:00:48


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I've always wanted an "aerial refueling pose" photo of my Hummelbird (NATO code name "Bogey Hunter").  It was one of those things that rattled around in my head for a very long time but I figured I would never be able to get the shot.  It was just too complicated and too challenging.  But when I renewed an old friendship with my buddy Kim Pederson the equation changed.  I told him about my fantasy to get this photo.  He was intrigued and became the missing piece that made the photo possible.  With a remotely operated camera temporarilly mounted on his Beechcraft Sierra, some good weather, and some rather intense flying teamwork we got that photo!

The aircraft is shown flying 3,000' above the Cosumnes River (the last un-dammed river on the western slope of the Sierras) approximately five miles east of Rancho Murieta airport (RIU) near Sacramento California, home of EAA Chapter 1476.

William Crowl  EAA 650616



"The conquest of fear is the beginning of wisdom." Bertrand Russel
Gary Dikkers
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#12 Posted: 5/29/2011 19:12:26

EAA Seaplane Base, Willow Harbor, AirVenture 2010
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Sheldon Heatherington
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#13 Posted: 5/31/2011 11:56:42

My great uncle getting his first tail wheel ride


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Scott Cobbs
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#14 Posted: 5/31/2011 16:26:22

There is NO better place to pretend you're flying than at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh!! Even the toys even come with their own contrails


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Allen Shirley
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#15 Posted: 5/31/2011 22:12:11


Grumman F3F-2 web.jpg 

This is one I took at the Chino Planes of Fame Airshow on Mmay 15th 2011  What a great Event..! The Sky Opened up just in time for a great show. More @ Allenshirley.com



Sheldon Heatherington
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#16 Posted: 6/2/2011 11:01:17

Awesome shot. F3F-2(?)



Jessica Jaeger
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#17 Posted: 6/3/2011 08:06:17


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6.26.2010

Members of the Warbirds Living History Group with the EAA's Aluminum Overcast at Wings Over Waukesha 2010.
(L to R: Michael Weber, Bill Fischer)
Crites Field, Waukesha County Airport
Waukesha, WI

Camera: Nikon FE
Lens: 28mm f2.8 AI-s Nikkor
Film: Kodachrome 64


More Wings Over Waukesha photos can be found here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vintagestitches/sets/72157625076756945/with/5098521102/

 



Gary Dikkers
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#18 Posted: 6/3/2011 08:53:32

"The Thud"  ~ F-105 Thunderchief on display at Volk Field ANGB, Camp Douglas, WI.


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#19 Posted: 6/3/2011 14:18:09 Modified: 6/3/2011 14:32:14

I shoot this photo during a nice afternoon at my favourite grassfield in Kopaida, Central Greece.

The moment that the instructor is teaching a young boy how to fly a RC/model is magic. Also a magic hour with great lighting.


Photographer : Prokopis Batzanopoulos , Lifetime member #399 392


www.airmotional.com


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Gary Dikkers
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#20 Posted: 6/8/2011 13:24:04

AeroShell Aerobatic Team ~ AirVenture 2010

 


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