Aircraft - Close and personal

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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE
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This Seaking heli of the Koksyde base in Belgium, is gauging the landing coördinates of our hospital's heli-platform in Terneuzen, Netherlands. As I was tipped before about arrival time, I took my DSLR, and shot the heli when approaching, at about 30 meters distance.
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Submitted: Sunday, 30th April, 2017 10:11 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 18th June, 2014
Focal length: 45 mm
Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 100
Notes: I took a rather long exposure in order to show the propellor's dynamic. Did some additional tonemapping (Photomatix pro) to enhance midtone contrasts and add some drama.
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