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This is dedicated to all those who fly home for the holidays. A freak shot. I was trying to shoot the geese in flight and the plane taking off from the Oakland airport a couple of miles away was caught in the shot. I really like how both birds and plane are roughly in the same size and appear to be flying in formation.

I only wish the lighting conditions were better at the time of the shot.


Guest - Nov 29, 2006 05:16 PM EDT
Great photo! Carol
Guest - Nov 29, 2006 04:41 PM EDT
WOW!! neat shot,looks like the plane is falling in right behind the supersonic
Guest - Nov 29, 2006 11:00 AM EDT
Oh, isn't it amazing how things work out sometimes? What a wonderful picture!!! I am sure it had been planned by a higher hand. *g* I love the geese anyway and then to see a PLANE behind them. A truly marvelous picture!!!!
Guest - Nov 29, 2006 06:51 AM EDT
Very cool shot, right place at the right time. Great sky too Alex. Unique composition. Don
Guest - Nov 29, 2006 06:26 AM EDT
Very nice image with a beaut back-drop Pinetree3, regards Vince
Guest - Nov 29, 2006 03:33 AM EDT
Really great shot that combines beauty with wit! I'm not sure what improvement in the lighting conditions you would have hoped for, but I like the lighting just as you've captured it, with lovely subtle sky colour and everything else in silhouette. Any more detail in the plane and geese would have undermined the illusion of unity.
Guest - Nov 29, 2006 02:27 AM EDT
nice shot. it's such a pleasant surprise when this sort of thing happens, and we first notice it when we get the photos onto the computer.
Guest - Nov 28, 2006 10:09 PM EDT
Great idea and well done!! What a fun photo that shows man and beast both enjoying flying through a pretty sky.

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