"On A Wing And A Prayer"
©David A. Ziser
I made this Image from the plane window on the way to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico early Saturday morning. I remember that awful wakeup call at 3:00 a.m. And the hour drive to Dayton, Ohio to catch the flight at 6:55 a.m. - way too early for me. We finally boarded the plane and soon were on our way. I love the take offs, the rise into the clouds, and finally seeing the brand new "skyscape" that presents itself above the clouds. It's always different and always beautiful. And, that's how I felt about this particular morning's "skyscape" too. The view from my seat let me play with the wing's position in the composition either center or to the left of the shot. I chose the position to the left as shown here with the vibrant blue color leading the triangular shape of the wing. I also liked the graduation of tonalities at the "horizon line" and thought the colors would look good with an additional boost in Lightroom. That LR tweak completed the final touch to the image. Camera specs: Canon 7D fitted with 18-200mm IS lens at 18mm, F 8.0 @ 1/200 second, ISO 100. Enjoy, -David