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Night Spotting at KPHX

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After dropping a friend off at Sky Harbor, I decided to take a minute to snap some photos from Terminal 4. Shooting at night is completely different from daytime. With daylight, it’s a lot easier to capture the image you want, with night, a whole new set of challenges arise. With some photos taking up to 30 seconds to capture, everything has to go right in order to make that perfect shot. A steady tripod is a must and a wireless shutter release could also be a big help (I found that out the hard way). Although I didn’t get many usable photos, I definitely enjoyed the new experience and I plan on making more night trips out to Sky Harbor in the near future!

Story and Photos by: Kyle Boyd

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Spotlight Photographer- Peter Van Dyke (October 2011)

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I would like to announce Octobers Spotlight Photographer has been selected. Peter Van Dyke has been selected for the month of October.  Peter has been a member of PHX Spotters since March 2011. His photos are top notch. And as usual always happy to help out our members when it comes to spotting locations and anything about commercial airlines. I get the pleasure of working with Peter at US Airways. Here is a little information about Peter Van Dyke

My name is Peter Van Dyke, I’m 22 years old living in Phoenix at the moment.  I’ve had a longtime interest in anything transportation related, mostly photographing trains before moving over to aviation about four years ago...

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Morning light at KPHX

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In the next couple months, the Valley of the Sun temperatures will be slowing coming down. And when the temperatures come down it make s for some outstanding Aviation Photography. The next couple weeks will be the start of my spotting season. We look forward to seeing all of the Aviation Spotters at our local airports. If you see someone with a camera don’t be afraid to walk up to us and say hello. It is a great to be out at the airport taking pictures, but its better when you have great company.

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