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Challenge #27 in the B & W square series. Hosted by Bernard909.
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Vapor Cone
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First in the "In The Air" Challenge. F/A-18 Super Hornet about to break the sound barrier. Known as a trans-sonic vapor cone which can form at very close to supersonic speeds with the right atmospheric conditions. He did not break the sound barrier but was about .98 mach here.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 6th October, 2009 04:30 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 12th October, 2007
Focal length: 350 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 125
Notes: Nikon D2X, Nikkor 200-400mm VR at 350mm, 1/1250, f/5, iso 125, +0.3 compesation. Very tough backlit conditions, but obviously quite pleased with the result and the moment.
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