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Flat Tops Wilderness area, Northwest Colorado

Old 08-04-2008, 07:57 AM
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Default Flat Tops Wilderness area, Northwest Colorado

I was out camping last weekend on the edge of the Flat Tops wilderness area and packed my plane along with me. I've done some av before, but this was my first foray into aerial photography and it was a real kick. The plane is a converted grocery store tosser' with a Panasonix lumix FX-01 attached. The altitude at camp was 9500 feet, so approaches were a little hotter than normal and the tail snagged some sage brush on the second landing and separated.... nothing a little epoxy can't fix. Either way, it was a blast and now I'm hooked.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:32 PM
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Default Nice Photos!

Hello Mswan,
Great shots! Thanks for posting those. Gotta love Colorado, beauty everywhere.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:34 PM
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Wow,

Fantastic photos there bud..
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:57 PM
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Really nice shots. Show us more of the Colorado scenery
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Old 08-06-2008, 10:17 AM
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Nice shots, and honestly i hope the pic,s are not copyrighted hehe as i saved the 4th one from left to right and set it as my desktops background.
Hope u dont mind?
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That is awesome. Makes me wish I got into this ap stuff while I was still living near places with hills
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:30 PM
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Great addictive pictures! I, too liked the 4th one of the desktop.
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Great pics.
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Great pictures mswan. One thing that will really help the looks of a landscape photo is to rotate and crop it so the horizon is flat. I also liked your 4th one. Here it is rotated and cropped.

Revised: Please don't take the comment above as critisism. It's difficult to get straight pictures from a plane bouncing around in the air. I know very few of mine ever pass not needing cropped. You did a great job.
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