Thursday, October 20, 2011

A Whatchamacallit- Sky Watch Friday

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 This first one is my entry for the Favorite Photo Of The Week Contest.


A paraplane...
is the safest aircraft that you can fly, even if the engine fails you have a parachute already deployed, and the best part is that your not enclosed inside a cabin.

I took this shot before he flew off into the sunset in the first photo.

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36 comments:

  1. Wauw. Beautiful shots. Especially the first one with the paraplane and the children benneath. Right on the spot. Lovely

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  2. wow....beautiful shot!!

    i love the shimmer on the water!!

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  3. Oh, I love this contraption! It reminds me of something I saw in Journey to the Center of the Earth … even though it is heading skyward. There is a lovely contrast with the beach and children below.

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  4. Wow..these are again wonderful Karen, nice work !

    greetings, Joop

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  5. Gorgeous blue skies and what fantastic captures of that para plane! How fun! And your composition in the first shot is perfect and fun with the little girls playing on the beach, the sunlight on the water and the para plane sailing off into the distance! Terrific! Hope your week is going well, Karen, and have a great weekend! Thanks for sharing your marvelous photos with us!

    Sylvia

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  6. Wonderful shots, really like the first one. The children and the sun shining on the sea just look wonderful underneath the paraplane.

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  7. we call those ultralight planes. :)

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  8. Great shots. That looks like a lot of fun.

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  9. Guess what? I also give you a two thumbs up on your "Sky Watch" photos. That's two thumbs for each photo.

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  10. The first one is fabulous! great capture.
    Marion

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  11. Wow, your zoom lens is really doing a great job! Love the thin lines, so clear!

    It is so much fun to be up there~

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  12. Great capture of the full canopy!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  13. love the composition in this one Karen

    what fun it would be to fly like that

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  14. Wow an amazing shot. But I like to try this, someday ^_^

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  15. Great shots, I love the reflection of the sun on the water!

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  16. Your top pic is stunning Karen! with a pretty twinkling blue sea-scape - I just love it - Well done!

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  17. Great sighting and what fun! Of course I would be too chicken to try it. Wonderful photos, happy skywatching!

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  18. ok maybe it's safe but I'm still not going up in one! even as cool as it is!

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  19. I can almost feel the glide!!! great shots and beautiful, clear skies you've captured. and you win - Platoon is a correct answer! happy SWF to you Karen.

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  20. Your post gives me heart to give this a try.

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  21. Nice shots! I love the first one with para plane in the air, the shimmering sea, and girls playing innocently.

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  22. Great fun, as long as nobody cuts all the strings..

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  23. Hi there - really like the first picture - that combination of childish fun and adult fun in the same image! A really great vision.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Australia

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  24. Such interesting sky pictures.
    And a lovely bathing sea as well.

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  25. Wow! Very nice two, good frames.

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  26. Parasailing made easier! This matches my Skywatch almost perfectly!

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  27. oh wow!! excellent captures, especially the first one. you had told me about it but i had no idea it would be such a stunning and powerful pic! well done!!! *VBS*

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  28. fun action photos, thanks for sharing with SWF

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  29. Great shots. I love the silhouttes of the girls on the beach--that would make a nice pic by itself. Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

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