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« on: December 29, 2010, 12:17:31 PM »




Navy E-6B Mercury Landing at Luke Air Force Base
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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2010, 08:46:10 PM »

Nice catch Vance!
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2010, 12:19:38 PM »

Thanks James.  This was pretty much a luck shot.  I was going to Luke to take photos, but didn't know the E-6 was coming.  At first I thought it might have been a KC-135 because he was backlit by the sun.  Fortunately I already had my big lens mounted and was able to get these shots.  There were a few more but they were really blown out by the brightly backlit sky.  My editing skills are lacking so I'm not sure how to fix shots when that happens.  Maybe you just can't.  Thanks for your comment.  Hope you and all the AZAP contributors have a great New Year celebration and a very successful 2011.  Happy New Year.
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2010, 01:06:02 PM »

Short of major reconstructive Photoshop, not much you can do with that kind of "high" sky Vance...

Good job on getting the exposure on the plane itself.
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2010, 10:22:03 AM »

Thanks Jay.  I picked up my new camera yesterday (D300s w/18-200 mm lens).  Still trying to figure out the million or so layers of menu. I am amazed at how much better this camera is in low light .  Grin Wow!
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2010, 11:23:14 AM »

Vance: Nice job with those Mercury images.
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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2010, 11:46:18 AM »

Thanks Ned.  Happy New Year. 
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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2011, 09:59:03 PM »

I am not sure if I have seen one of these in flight before or not....


DSC_0035 by John Bezosky Jr., on Flickr
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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2011, 10:50:33 PM »


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« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2011, 07:56:13 PM »



U.S. Navy Boeing E-6B Mercury "TACAMO"
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« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2012, 08:29:25 PM »

Surprise arrival while waiting for a C-5


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« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2012, 09:06:23 PM »

Congratulations Daniel. What a great catch for D-M.
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« Reply #12 on: September 25, 2012, 09:46:37 AM »

Congratulations Daniel. What a great catch for D-M.

Double-tap on that!
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« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2012, 09:51:27 AM »

Thanks guys.
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« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2012, 06:45:03 PM »

Another rarity that surprised Daniel D. and I while we were waiting for a totally different airplane.


Boeing E-6B TACAMO 164404 by John Bezosky Jr., on Flickr


Boeing E-6B TACAMO 164404 by John Bezosky Jr., on Flickr
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