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    Fisheye view of an Airbus jetliner cockpit approaching the runway at night.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 9
    Lighting 10
    Creativity 10
    Story 6
    30 comments
    Fay Dalton
    Fay Dalton

    There are many things that make this a great photo. What stands out the most is the jet seems to be stationary, and the buildings seem to be moving. The cabin is in focus which I think would not be easy at night.

    Christian Waechter
    Christian Waechter

    I´m looking already 30 min on the picture.... But I still have the same question! HOW? :)

    Aditya Wahi
    Aditya Wahi

    Nice shot . Its amazing , are you a commercial pilot .

    Dwayne Schnell
    Dwayne Schnell

    very cool... a little more vertical motion than I expected in 1s exposure - but looks really cool. :)

    Nancy Bumpus
    Nancy Bumpus

    So cool!  Love all the lights! :) :) :)

    Zain Ali S.
    Zain Ali S.

    WOW!! Amazing shot! I am guessing that its an Airbus A330, right?

    Ann M.
    Ann M.

    This is absolutely incredible!

    Kevin H.
    Kevin H.

    dang man, that's a pretty awesome shot

    Julie Chambers
    Julie Chambers

    Fantastic capture Ander. Wonderful movement of colors. Best of luck on the assignment

    Ander Aguirre
    Ander Aguirre

    Thanks for your comment, Abu. I like this angle as it is a bit more panoramic. Another reason is it is impossible to fix a Ram mount and I would not like to use a tripod here.

    Ander Aguirre
    Ander Aguirre

    @Christian Waechter Set the camera with a Ram mount fix, cable remote in burst mode. Camera set to Shutter priority with 10 sec exposures. And there it is.

    Ander Aguirre
    Ander Aguirre

    @Dwayne Schnell You are right, Dwayne. In fact it was a 10 sec exposure. For some reason it appears as 1 sec in the details. Thanks.

    Lori v.
    Lori v.

    @Ander Aguirre @Dwayne Schnell With a 10 sec exposure, wouldn't you see more movement in the gages and the hand?  It's such an incredible shot and I am always interested in how they are made.  #jealous!!!

    Ander Aguirre
    Ander Aguirre

    @Lori v. @Ander Aguirre @Dwayne Schnell Thank you for your kind words. As a matter of fact if you look closely  at the instruments,the speed tape and the altimeter, left and right of the artificial horizon are blurred, the rest of the instruments appear too small. Regarding the hands, the thrust levers in Airbus jetliners don`t have any movement when the Autothrust is engaged, therefore the hands appear to be still. The copilot`s right hand instead does show movement as he is manually flying the plane via his sidestick. Rgds.

    Lori v.
    Lori v.

    @Ander Aguirre @Lori v. @Dwayne Schnell So, what you are really saying is, nobody is flying the plane!!! Haha.  Thanks for the explanation.  I have learned so much on this website.  You pic is gorgeous and caught my eye instantly!

    Lori v.
    Lori v.

    @Ander Aguirre Just have to say, this photo stream is amazing.  I love your work.  Now….back to looking at it!

    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Oct 31, 2013
    Date Uploaded: Jun 10, 2014
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    Focal Length: 15 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/0 sec
    Aperture: f/6.3
    ISO: 100
    Copyright: © Ander Aguirre
    Categories: Adventure, Travel
    Assignments: After Midnight
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