B-17 Flying Fortress

     
  B-17 Flying Fortress  
     
This B-17 Flying Fortress was part of the ground display at this particular air show.
 
Air show photography tip: Don't forget the ground displays. But with 100,000 people attending this air show, avoiding spectators in the pictures is challenging. As I was framing shots of this plane, a small kid reached up and put his finger into one of the gun barrels. Unfortunately, I was not quick enough with the shutter.
 
Shooting over the bystander's heads with telephoto focal lengths is one technique for shooting the ground displays. Add a little motion blur to the prop and it would look like the plane was in the air.
 
Camera and Lens Settings
75mm  f/11.0  1/40s  ISO 100  4896 x 3264px
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