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Old 04-05-2017, 08:25 PM
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Man, this was an expensive thread!

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I'd been hankering after a new camera, and after reading what y'all had posted, I got myself a Nikon D5600.

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Expensive indeed. I went a notch lower but the salesman was trying hard to convince me on Bluetooth. I got 5500 with kit lens 18-140. Still learning one hand operation.




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Old 04-06-2017, 07:25 PM
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Vlad I did not know you added floats to your plane
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Old 04-06-2017, 08:58 PM
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Looks like you got more lens than camera!
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Old 04-06-2017, 10:01 PM
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Here's the camera setup for a recent air to air shoot I did. Motion and stills.

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Old 04-07-2017, 09:42 AM
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One thing I know is that taking inflight photos with an iPad is just about impossible. First of all, the darn thing auto-focuses on the canopy and there's no built-in manual focus option to set the focus on infiniity. I see there are apps that will allow that, but that brings up the second problem. You would need three hands: One to hold the iPad, a second hand to adjust the focus, and a third hand to tap the button to take the photo. Meanwhile, people like me with no autopilot would be spiraling into the ground while fiddling with the settings. Speaking of settings, even with the screen at full bright, you can't see the settings if the sun is shining on the iPad. I'll stick to my little Kodak point-and-shoot camera with the infinity focus setting.
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Old 06-12-2017, 08:47 AM
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I use 2 Canon 5D classics and a 5DMkIII along with various lenses. Good thing I have an autopilot..... Nah.. When doing air to air I let some one else fly.
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Old 06-12-2017, 11:14 AM
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One thing I know is that taking inflight photos with an iPad is just about impossible.
I had my Ipad on a suction mount when I did the flight to the UK in 2013 mainly to have the approach plate handy. Going in to Greenland I let it record video for the landing at Illulisat crossing the Icefjord. Results were not too bad except for the shutter effect on the prop.

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