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Postby popo » Sat Mar 07, 2009 5:55 pm

I was in Aberdeen for work at the start of the week, and got a few shots off...

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1/500s, f/5.6, ISO100
No, this is not my plane. I was waiting at the gate to board, and it happened to have a decent view of the landing aircraft. Managed to get the tyre smoke on this one.

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1/800s, f/8, ISO100
A widdle cargo trailer thing waiting...

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1/250, f/5.6, ISO100
Think I can sell this to Google Earth?

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1/125, f/2.8, ISO100
At the time the building had a golden glow from the setting sun. I tried to bring it back but failed to get the same impact.

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1/250, f/2.8, ISO100
Long road is long. I got bored walking on it after a while.

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1/8, f/2.8, ISO200
With hindsight I wish I got the top of the tower in this pic, but I still like the mood.

And the camera was... the Panasonic FX33!
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Postby Gordon Laing » Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:45 pm

Atmospheric photos popo!

PS - I'm surprised to see the airport handling a 747... didn't think it was that big...
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Postby popo » Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:49 pm

I should clarify the plane pics were taken on the way out from Heathrow. The runway at Aberdeen was barely long enough for the tiny little plane I was on. Plans are in place to extend the runway by some 300m to allow bigger planes to use it. I arrived on Monday, there were protesters who broke in to the runway disrupting flights on Tuesday. I flew home without incident on Wednesday. Can't capture that for this month's assignment on luck though!
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Postby pgtips » Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:12 pm

I remember Aberdeen being a really grey granite city. Your photos make it look a lot better than it actually is, me thinks.
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Postby popo » Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:19 pm

I have boring grey pics too. Many interesting buildings to an extent, but I don't have the skill to make them look good.

The tower was coloured from the setting sun, and in the other two the clouds help give those shots character. So credit goes to the weather at the time.
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