Night Flight

Uploaded: October 31, 2014 04:14:07 | Entered: November 18, 2014 04:39:18


Perception: Working in aerospace, and participating in Flight Testing, I get to see some cool stuff..... On a recent October evening, far from populated areas, we were setting up for a night-flight profile. Shortly after sundown the moon started to rise with its light dramatically reflecting off from the low clouds. The air was still and crisp as the temperature started to drop - As we coordinated with Air Traffic Control for the test vehicle to enter the designated airspace we heard a faint whistling noise approaching from the right... Being close to Halloween it became obvious that we were not the only ones out there on that night...... As you know, the camera does not lie.......

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 31, 2014

Reality: This is a late afternoon capture of the sun-setting behind an old tree that is rich with character - I photographed the witch, one of our Halloween decorations, in our home and added it to the image. I boosted the colors with NIK Color Efex (DD) #1593242

Gord MacEachern October 31, 2014

This is awesome Jeff, so well done!!! #11173686

Tiia Vissak October 31, 2014

a cool image! #11173694

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 31, 2014

ROFL!! This is GREAT!! #11173697

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 31, 2014

Outstanding Halloween capture. Great work, Jeff. #11173753

Ilir Dugolli level-addict October 31, 2014

Great one! #11173780

Jane E. Bentz level-deluxe October 31, 2014

Perfect Halloween image, Jeff! Love the effects! #11173795

Monnie Ryan October 31, 2014

Love this one, Jeff!! #11173975

Marcel J. Fernandez October 31, 2014

A most Outstanding image. Great work, Jeff. #11174141

John Connolly October 31, 2014

A fantastic Halloween image Jeff! A fabulous presentation! #11174414

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 31, 2014

I guess you caught her in the act, BEAUTIFUL tones and lighting my friend, WTG!!! <>< #11174493

Marijana Fajgl level-classic October 31, 2014

Outstanding work, Jeff! #11174580

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 31, 2014

Fantastic work Jeff!,
Amalia #11174640

Katherine Kuhn level-classic October 31, 2014

Awesome Halloween capture (& creation), Jeff! Clearly eyes on the sky pays off! #11174671

Carol L. Fowler October 31, 2014

She had better watch out for those drones too!! #11174711

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 31, 2014

Amazing capture, Jeff. #11174739

Rudi Reiner level-classic October 31, 2014

Fun shot, nice work! #11174765

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 31, 2014

An awesome Halloween image Jeff. Great work. #11174791

Nadia Paul October 31, 2014

Lol - you spin a great yarn Jeff - you should be a writer! What an awesome image - great work! #11174855

Ann Coates level-classic November 01, 2014

This is great Jeff, wish I had seen it too! #11174886

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 01, 2014

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! #11174897

Stephen Zacker November 01, 2014

This is Really Cool! Where did this year go? #11174939

Kathy Shogren level-classic November 01, 2014

This is awesome Jeff. #11175024

Daniella Puente November 01, 2014

Beautiful scene and light! ... and of course the detail is cool :) #11175368

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe November 01, 2014

What a great Halloween image, Jeff. I love it. You did a fantastic job on the DD work! #11175529

Avril Young November 01, 2014

ha ha, great story telling photo Jeff..fantastic DD work.. #11175655

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 02, 2014

Thank You! #11175735

Mary K. Robison November 02, 2014

Enjoyed your explanation of the uninvited visitor at the project site, Jeff. Thanks for sharing! The DD work here is as brilliant as the moon's glow. Beautiful seasonal image. #11175781

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic November 02, 2014

HEHE! This is GREAT, Jeff.
And of course you're right about the camera :) #11176007

Carol Quina level-classic November 02, 2014

Wow, talk about being in the right place at the right time... Super cute - made me laugh. #11176041

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 03, 2014

Thank You! #11176897

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 03, 2014

Love this Jeff, perfect for Halloween, well done #11177239

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 04, 2014

Thank You Doug and Claudia! #11177483

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 04, 2014

Outstanding work in both the capture, composition, tones and in the DD, Jeff. #11177895

Lisa B. North November 04, 2014

I loved the photo to begin with, but your story made it even better! Awesome! #11178226

Lisa B. North November 04, 2014

I loved the photo to begin with, but your story made it even better! Awesome! #11178228

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 05, 2014

Thank You! #11178643

John Rivera level-deluxe November 10, 2014

Great creative image here Jeff! #11182784

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 14, 2014

Thank You John! #11185732

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 31, 2014

Great finalist Jeff, you caught the Wicked Witch of the West perfect. #11215501

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 01, 2015

Thank You Doc! #11216339

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