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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

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The “Takeoff” Roll

The "Takeoff" Roll

The “Takeoff” Roll

I captured this photograph as we began our takeoff roll.

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Blur.”

9 comments on “The “Takeoff” Roll

  1. Fantastic! Did you stow away in the wheel bay to take this?


    1. Hi Karen, sorry to take so long posting as I’m on vacation. But I didn’t have to stow away as this aircraft has a high wing and I was sitting in the exit row window seat to capture this one.


  2. sunsetmood says:

    I’m also wondering how do you take the photo? Using a very long stick from cockpit?


    1. I didn’t use a long stick sunsetmood. Nor do I shoot with my iPhone on a stick either. But I was a passenger on a high wing deHavilland Dash-8. I tried to get the exit row window seat and that’s where I captured this photograph.

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  3. Debbie says:

    Great take on blur! Fast movement creates blur! ( I don’t care how you took it, great shot!)


    1. Thanks Debbie. Shoot 1/30s for moving people, 1/60s for bikes and 1/90s for cars. In this case we were actually taxiing and I shot this one at 1/30s.


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