Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

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Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Thu 02 Jan 2014, 6:56 pm

Hi guys,

Back in January 2013 I was part of a group that visited Edwards AFB to obtain some photos for some upcoming features on something Electric. Whilst we were there we obviously spent a few hours on the ramps and at the runway.

The weather and light was perfect, we even caught the first Indian C-17 on the ramp fresh as a daisy from the factory!

Here's a few shots from our visit, the "Electrical" shots will appear in a UKAR feature coming soon!

Comments and criticism is always welcome, I've taken some post processing advice on board from Anthony/Umea4 (sorry I haven't replied to your PM) so would appreciate it please. I've noticed these look oversharp at 1024, they are fine are original upload size... I blame Flickr lol.

Thanks

Andy

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T-38C 63-13197 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16C's 85-1560 and 85-1551 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16C 87-0352 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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C-17A CB-8001 - Indian Air Force by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16D 86-0047 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16D 87-0378 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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C-130J Hercules 05-1435 Rhode Island ANG by evansaviography, on Flickr

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Two USAF and the first IAF C-17 on delivery checks. by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16D 85-1572 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16C 85-1551 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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C-12C Huron 76-0158 - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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C-17A CB-8001 - Indian Air Force by evansaviography, on Flickr

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KC-135R 60-0347 Ohio ANG by evansaviography, on Flickr

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T-38C 68-8140 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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C-17A 03-3121 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16D 87-0392 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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C-17A 08-8200 McGuire - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

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F-16C 85-1547 ED - USAF by evansaviography, on Flickr

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Thu 02 Jan 2014, 7:17 pm

Look good to me Andy.
As you say slightly too sharp maybe but not that it matters :rock:

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Thu 02 Jan 2014, 9:43 pm

Great photos Andy, lovely light, and those F-16s look great in their new scheme. :clap:

One thing though, and this is being extremely picky, is that the photos of the C-17 (#12 and #15) really don't look as good when you crop a little out. Yes I know it's a big plane and sometimes un-avoidable to get the whole aircraft, but the head on photo, to me anyway, jumps out more because it is a whole aircraft in the frame.

Like I said though, extremely picky. :grin:

Jack.

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Thu 02 Jan 2014, 10:20 pm

Thanks guys,

That's a personal preference Jack, I personally cannot stand massive amounts of empty space just to fit in a flap or winglet, I'd rather crop it out afterwards.

Andy

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Thu 02 Jan 2014, 11:12 pm

Really like those "have glass" Vipers :clap:

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Sat 04 Jan 2014, 11:13 am

Stunning :drool: :drool: :drool:

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Mon 06 Jan 2014, 6:35 pm

Lovely stuff Andy! Like the T-38's myself! :clap:

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Mon 06 Jan 2014, 9:43 pm

Very nice selection Andy :clap:

Re: Edwards AFB - What a long way to go for an Indian!

Tue 07 Jan 2014, 4:58 pm

Beautiful thread Andy

I agree with you on the cropping. Dead space is distracting. I also agree with Agg, I love the Have Glass scheme.
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