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Close Call 2

Close Call 2
著作権: Rob Poole (Rpoole5552) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 89 W: 2 N: 36] (1002)
ジャンル: 場所
メディア: カラー
撮影した年: 2008-05-20
カテゴリー: 日常生活
カメラ: Nikon D80 Digital SLR
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
アップロードした日: 2008-07-15 20:09
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Not a photoshop trick. This scene happens several times daily on Maho Beach and has been photographed many times.

Land is limited on the tiny Caribbean Island of Saint Martin so planes must fly low for landing. The people on the beach seem to love the thrill of a low flying Jetliner coming in for a landing. It seems to be comparable to a ride at Disney World.

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To wbriques: ReplyRpoole5552 2 07-31 07:24

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Hello Rob!

One of the most spectacular and famous beach of the world (^_^). Not for its tranquility and beauty obvuiously.

Sweet capture and timing. the red umbrellas are adding even more pnch to this sharp scene. Excellent idea to keep a panoramic format for this one.
Well done !

i must confess i thought 'photoshop' before i read the note! the photo is nicely timed with good colours and detail - very interesting!

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3204 W: 262 N: 7964] (34497)
  • [2008-07-15 22:41]

What a close call! Very scary. I have seen photos taken of this place before with the low planes coming into land
Good capture

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  • angel Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 86 W: 0 N: 13] (398)
  • [2008-07-16 0:00]

I would love one day to stay there and wait for a 747 landing!!! ...even though i wouldn't stay on that beach all day long!:) As flight attendant i can only appreciate your image!
Best regards,

Hi Rob,

Tricia Treen also made the same picture with an AA plane ready for landing. It indeed provides a thrill - if it is healthy I don't know.
Lovely moment in red, white and blue captured here in the Netherlands...


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  • Fons Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1165 W: 2 N: 215] (16615)
  • [2008-07-16 0:33]

photograph which makes impression! splendid colouring

Great photo Rob, good colours and detail, this image is exciting and scary at the same time :) well captured

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  • juyona Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2585 W: 1 N: 425] (10173)
  • [2008-07-16 1:24]

Hola Rob,
magnfica captura,
perfecto pov y original...

I think this is the most dangerous beach in the world : )How can those swimmers put up with the roaring sound?Amazing shot!Good POV!


Hi Rob
nice place where to rest in peace!!!!!!!!!
great shot
i found a similar airport in another isle...forgot
wonderful in details an colors
have nice day



Hello Rob. Beautiful colors, scary & exciting. Great capture. Regards - Adil.

Beautiful portrait,nice colours and good sharpness.

This is a classical! I'm astounished with the size of the girls bikini on the beach. They are huge (for Brazilian standards).

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