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SOME OF MY FAVORITE QUOTES

The main reason why I photograph with a Leica camera:

“I want simplification, not amplification or complication…I just want light controls … because photography is about light.” – Thorsten Overgaard

“A camera that gives me the joy of ownership and the joy of shooting is much more important than one with the highest number of megapixels or highest ISO performance.” – Yukio Uchida

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” ― Ansel Adams

“You just have to live and life will give you pictures.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

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The G650 – Southampton Airport

Gulfstream 650

Gulfstream 650 | Leica M-E, Leica Summilux-M 35mm pre-ASPH

This Gulfstream 650 was parked on the ramp at the Southampton Airport this past week where I had a quick over and back from NY.  I took the opportunity to capture a few photographs of this new aircraft.  As I learn more about its capabilities and having the latest cool pilot stuff onboard, it would be a dream to fly for me.  Even though I’ve been flying Gulfstreams for 17 years its hard to call myself an “old timer” in this aircraft type as I know many that have been flying Gulfstreams a lot longer than I.

We took off ahead of them and yet they arrived to the west side of the North Atlantic Tracks at the same time we did.  We were cruising at Mach .83 where the new G650 can cruise at normal speed of Mach .90.  That works out to be about 595 mph.

Gulfstream 650

Gulfstream 650 | Leica M-E, Leica Summilux-M 35mm pre-ASPH

Gulfstream 650

Gulfstream 650 | Leica M-E, Leica Summilux-M 35mm pre-ASPH

Southampton Airport UK

Southampton Airport UK | Leica M-E, Leica Summilux-M 35mm pre-ASPH

Gulfstream 650

Gulfstream 650 | Leica M-E, Leica Summilux-M 35mm pre-ASPH

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