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Steve Nolan (eBird)
04-13-2006, 08:53 PM
Aerial Photo Contest #2

THEME: Water

Voting will end on 5/30/2006

Good luck!

04-15-2006, 04:29 AM
Your name - Dave (aka aviatordave)
Photo description - Here lies the Cedar River which runs through Cedar Rapids, IA. Towards the middle of the photograph you will see a building on an island. This is the Court House/jail, if I am not mistaken, Cedar Rapids is the only city in the USA to have City Hall on an island.
DATE PHOTO WAS TAKEN - April 14, 2006
Place photo taken - Cedar Rapids, IA
Aircraft - MM Magpie / Himax 2025-4200 / cc25 / 12 x 8e apc / Kokam 11.1 V 2000 ma lipo
Camera - Pentax Optio s5z w/ Prismenjoy - Dave

(resizing takes all the quality away :( )

04-20-2006, 06:01 PM
My name:Eut Tileston
Descripition: Water treatment plant on the American River downstream from the Howe Avenue bridge.
Date taken: April 19, 2006
Place taken: CSUS parking lot, Sacramento, California
Model: Slow Stick HiMax 2812-1080
Camera: Nikon 3700

04-29-2006, 06:20 AM
Here's my feeble attempt at an entry:

Name: Matt Smith(no, really!)

Photo Description: Taken on the base leg of my landing approach, this picture shows the un-named lake(we'll call it Lake Tilcon, since it's a Tilcon Quarry) that occupies the former limestone quarry on the north side of the road that provides access to our flying field.

Photo Date: April 28, 2006, approx. 6:45PM(what can I say, I like to procrastinate?!)

Aircraft: Mini Telemaster(aka minitelephoto)

Camera: stock Aiptek 1.3SD pencam with HS-55 servo shutter trigger.

04-29-2006, 05:52 PM
I'll have a go as well if it's not too late. This photo was taken during the contest period.

My Name: Tor Arne
Photo description: The Bardu-river runs like a serpent up the valley. I wanted to shoot it from higher up but the wind was fierce up there.
Date: 25/04-2006
Place photo taken: Bardufoss, Norway.
Aircraft: GWS E-Starter
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 3700

04-29-2006, 06:32 PM
O.K. I'll try again. Do'nt think I can shrink it any more though.

Sorry,I forgot the details while figuring out how to post. Aircraft- The Shot Getter single boom pusher. AXI 2808/24, Jeti 30 amp, 2100mah lipo, 9x4.5 apc slow flyer prop exquisitly balanced. Shot taken with power on. Taken- Around 2:00pm 4/28/06, 65% overcast. wind 4-6 mph. Camera- Nikon 7600 auto mode @ wide angle. Straightened, cropped, contrast adjusted for the overcast as much as possable. Subject- New housing at Ft. Neugent Development,Whidbey Island, Wa. Water is Puget Sound.

Kyle G.
04-29-2006, 11:30 PM
Woah! almost forgot about this competition. The photo was taken during the contest period though.
Kyle G.
Description: Just a flight at a local forest preserve. Small little lake counts as water ey? :)
Buffalo Grove Forest Preserve
Slow Stick with Magpie Wing
Optio S4i

Steve Nolan (eBird)
06-01-2006, 02:02 AM
We have a winner!

Congrats to tahustvedt for his photo, Tor Arne -