Monthly Archives: May 2013


After a rain storm can be the best time for macro photography. The colors are saturated and the drops of water add a unique effect to the image.This was taken yesterday in between rain showers. I shot this using an … Continue reading

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NEW Photoshop Workshops

How do you turn this …. Into this? This question, and any other questions you may have will be answered when you sign up for a J Lounsbury Photography personalized Photoshop workshop. We are offering both individual and group workshops, … Continue reading

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Simple Click – Dogwood Flowers

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HU-16 Albatross

While in the helicopter, we made a wide orbit to achieve a different angle for the shot of Westconn Aviation. This orbit put us right over the HU-16 Albatross that is parked at the field. It is easily one of … Continue reading

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Buggin’ Out

Motion in my aviation images is so crucial to tell the story. With fixed-wing aircraft, it is fairly simple, but with helicopters, it is a whole new ball game! Helicopters have a lot of moving parts. You have the main … Continue reading

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A Different View

I basically held the shutter down for the whole flight, in an attempt to capture every light and aircraft angle. As we entered a sharp bank, I composed the shot to include our right wing as well as the second … Continue reading

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Westconn Aviation from Overhead

I was at Westconn Aviation for their first Saturday Fly-In and BBQ. Before the crowds arrived, I was given the opportunity to go up in a helicopter with the door off and photograph the Westconn Aviation hangar and flight line … Continue reading

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The shot in the previous post is what I was looking out to as we came onto our final approach. I was flying in the yellow Stearman, photographing this red Stearman as we did formation passes over the airport. It … Continue reading

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I’ll let this image serve as a precursor to the next blog post. Had a great Saturday shooting!

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Wide Angle or Telephoto?

That is often the question I ask myself when choosing a lens for an aviation shoot. I normally go with the telephoto, simply because it compresses the background and helps to eliminate any clutter. But what would the answer be … Continue reading

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