Thunderbirds

© Jim Kinnunen

Thunderbirds

Donna J. Taff 7/25/2004 8:03:03 AM

Wow, I love this, Jim!!!!!! #151288

Jim Kinnunen 7/25/2004 9:21:48 AM

Thanks, Donna! Watching these guys fly was an amazing expirience yesterday! I'm glad they're ours! #668836

Audrea Telkamp 7/29/2004 12:00:32 AM

Incredible capture Jim!! Wow!! I love that you included their path up, the composition is perfect!! #674886

Jim Kinnunen 7/29/2004 6:47:25 AM

Thanks Audrea! #675644

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/29/2004 7:05:31 AM

Takes my breath away... #675666

Jim Kinnunen 7/29/2004 8:11:14 AM

Thanks Bonnie! It did the same to me! #675780

Terry R. Hatfield 8/14/2004 3:33:38 AM

Congrats To You On Your Finalist Jim Nicely Done!! #707296

Deborah Sandidge 8/14/2004 8:02:39 AM

Wow! Congratulations, Jim!! #708465

Susan T. Evans 8/14/2004 8:32:19 AM

Congrats Jim, awesome image! #708640

Kelly Abernathy 8/14/2004 8:45:40 AM

Congratulations! Well deserved! -K #708739

Jim Kinnunen 8/14/2004 10:11:57 AM

Thank you all for your kind words! #709234

Murry Grigsby 8/14/2004 10:46:27 AM

Congrats Jim! #709368

Donna J. Taff 8/14/2004 11:34:32 AM

Congratulation's, Jim!!!!!!! #709644

Jim Kinnunen 8/14/2004 12:35:43 PM

Thank you Murray and Donna! #709925

Jessica Hughes 8/14/2004 1:17:59 PM

Fantastic!! Congratulations! #710068

Colette M. Metcalf 8/14/2004 2:28:09 PM

Congrats, Jim!!! #710269

Jim Kinnunen 8/14/2004 2:55:33 PM

Thank you Jessica and Colette! #710336

Stan J. Contrades 8/14/2004 7:52:47 PM

Kinda partial to these guys, Jim!! CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes in the next round!!
Aloha,
Stan #710860

Jim Kinnunen 8/14/2004 8:23:49 PM

Yes, I'm partial to these guys Stan! Their skill is amazing to me! Thanks for you kind words! #710907

Cathy Barrows 8/14/2004 8:31:56 PM

Congrats!...of course you get my vote #710922

Jim Kinnunen 8/14/2004 8:44:27 PM

Thanks Cathy! #710955

Colette M. Metcalf 8/15/2004 3:38:08 AM

Congratulations to you, Jim!!! #711443

Frederic David 8/15/2004 4:53:32 AM

Great shot. The sharpness is great. I only regret you don't have the top of the corner (drawn by the smoke) in the frame.
Very good job!

Fred #711541

Joy Brown 8/15/2004 6:19:28 AM

Congratulations on this awesome shot, Jim!!! #711859

Deborah Sandidge 8/15/2004 7:21:43 AM

Congratulations, Jim!! #712057

Susan T. Evans 8/15/2004 8:37:31 AM

Congrats Jim on your win! #712159

Jim Kinnunen 8/15/2004 8:56:11 AM

Thank you Colette, Frederic, Joy, Deborah and Susan! #712244

Ron Goldman 8/15/2004 10:36:14 AM

Congratulations Jim! #712403

Donna J. Taff 8/15/2004 12:28:01 PM

Congratulation's on your win, Jim!!!! #712678

Jim Kinnunen 8/15/2004 12:43:14 PM

Thanks Ron and Donna! #712708

Nancy Grace Chen 8/15/2004 1:41:28 PM

Great capture!! The planes stand out so well against the deep blue sky. Congratulations!

Nancy #712867

Nancy Grace Chen 8/15/2004 1:41:29 PM

Great capture!! The planes stand out so well against the deep blue sky. Congratulations!

Nancy #712868

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2004 1:53:32 PM

Congratulations on your win Jim!! #712892

Jim Kinnunen 8/15/2004 2:19:54 PM

Thanks Nancy and Murry! #712967

Terry R. Hatfield 8/15/2004 4:52:28 PM

Congratulations To You Jim On Your Win An Excellent Image!! #713266

Evy Johansen 8/15/2004 6:49:57 PM

Many congratulations on your win, Jim! Wonderful image! #713437

Jim Kinnunen 8/15/2004 7:18:12 PM

Thank you Terry and Evy! #713463

Kelly Abernathy 8/16/2004 11:00:10 AM

Yay Jim! I love it! Congratulations on your win! -K #715189

Jim Kinnunen 8/16/2004 11:45:44 AM

Thank you K! #715274

Imran Khan 8/16/2004 4:01:10 PM

Beautiful Jim, Congrats on well deserved win! #715754

Jim Kinnunen 8/16/2004 9:09:12 PM

Thank you Imran! #716235

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 8/19/2004 5:17:01 PM

Congrats! #721790

Jim Kinnunen 8/19/2004 5:32:16 PM

Thanks Diane! #721841

Bill Borsheim 10/12/2004 7:09:00 AM

As beautiful as your pic is, is the danger of such maneuvers. Many decades ago, I remember watching a "bombburst" in which all 6 planes in verticle flight separated in 6 directions & curved back toward earth. Curving more, they all crossed the "centerline" near the ground from 6 different directions. First one plane went thru the "intersection", then a second. The plane that was supposed to be third thru the intersection was about a second late. Thus the third & fourth plane screamed toward the intersection on a collision course. The pilot of the third plane, knowing he was late & heading toward collision, hauled on his yoke. The plane jerked up about a 100feet in less than a second & the third & fourth plane went thru the intersection simultaneously but about the 100 foot vertical distance apart. & then the fifth & sixth planes crossed in sequence without incident. It was so quick I don't think most of the viewers at the airfair knew what went on, but some people did because I heard individual gasps around the crowd. After that incident, I never saw a multiple jet crossover unless each plane went thru the intersection at a substantially different altitude. #836852

Jim Kinnunen 10/12/2004 7:56:38 AM

That was a great description of a near tradgedy, Bill! I can't say that I would want to witness it but if I did I would hope to have the AI Servo mode turned on and the planes in focus! #837022

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f/7.1, 1/500s, Canon 100-400mm, 400mm, 160 ISO.

Uploaded on 7/24/2004 9:10:24 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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