Tag Archives: Alaska aviation

Aviation image of the day Oct. 31

A Photograph of a Living Treasure-Col. Howard "Mike" Hunt, of Anchorage Alaska is the last surviving WWII pilot to have flown the Memphis Belle. Here Mike is holding a B-17 model of the same aircraft. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Paramotoring aviation image of the day-

Frank Sihler of AKparamotor and Paraglider School demonstrates his backpack paramotor for in flight ground to air photography at Bodenburg Butte, Alaska on a fall afternoon. Photo by Rob Stapleton
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Alaska aviation image of the day: Oct. 3, 2017

A Cessna 185 taxis at dusk on Lake Hood Seaplane Base-PALH recently on a windless autumn evening. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto 2017
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Alaska aviation image of the day Sept. 25, 2017

A group of Alaskans ready to fly in style in the Alaska Aviation Museum's 1931 Fairchild Pilgrim. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Alaska aviation image of the day Sept. 2, 2017

Governor Bill Walker has issued a proclamation declaring September 2017 Aviation Appreciation Month, recognizing the importance of aviation in the State of Alaska. “Aviation is the primary statewide means of access and connection for eighty-two percent of Alaska’s communities not connected to the contiguous road system,” said Walker.  “Alaska is home to 749 registered airports and seaplane […]

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Alaska aviation image of the day 8-28-2017

Denali Air Piper Navajo over Denali National Park piloted by Bob Edison. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto 2017
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AT-6 Photographed in flight

An inflight photograph of four AT-6 Texan trainers of Fairbanks during the 2013 Alaska Centennial of Flight. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Heat Wave Creates Mirage Type Photographs at ANC

Mirage Effect in Photographs- Heat waves on black asphalt or cement surfaces taken with a telephoto lens can make a dramatic mirage type effect. This image was taken on a hot afternoon at ANC with a 100-400mm zoom lens. Note the distortion and reflections on the pavement. Due to Anchorage’s high latitude and cool temperatures […]

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CAF Event Brings Grumman Goose to PAMR

Panning Since you are constantly in motion, you will be required to use panning for capturing moving objects i.e. keep the camera in the same motion as the object. There’s no real shortcut to do this; your only option is to keep on practicing until you perfect it. Usually at the profile point of  the […]

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Photography air to ground!

Cessna on floats focus is from above the aircraft during its takeoff run just before getting up on step  at Lake Hood Seaplane Base and the Lake Hood Gravel Strip LHD summer of 2016. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto 2017
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