Ricoh GXR - The Early Go

Discussion in 'Ricoh' started by Duane Pandorf, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf All-Pro

    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    In West Palm Beach at the moment before heading back to NY/NJ later today but took this quick snap this morning while fueling at the Westchester Airport, NY. Edited with Nik Silver Efex Pro.

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  2. bbodine9

    bbodine9 Regular

    Jul 11, 2010

    I like the photograph and the grain it has. May I ask what type of aircraft you fly? A friend of mine who once flew for TWA was an L1011 captain and he really enjoyed that aircraft.

  3. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf All-Pro

    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    Hi Bruce,

    This is a Gulfstream 550 that I'm flying. Its a little newer than the L1011!

    G550 Overview - Gulfstream

    Planeview - Gulfstream
  4. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 12, 2010
    Philly, Pa
    Nice shot Duane. You do the GXR justice.

    I wouldn't mind a bit flyin' one of dem dere aereoplanes.
  5. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    That's an absolute cracker, Duane.
  6. adanac

    adanac Veteran

    Sep 30, 2011
    Vancouver, BC
    Off topic, but my most memorable flight was one of my worst, on a TWA flight in what was then a very aged L1011. Everything about the aircraft seemed well past its best before date. I'd been taking a rare trip home on a weekend to Vancouver from New York where I'd been transferred to, and this flight convinced me that I really wanted to return home to stay in the Pacific Northwest. I'd decided I'd had enough by the time we touched down in Seattle. I quit my job first thing Monday morning after spending a weekend hiking in the mountains and rock climbing with old friends.

    Thanks TWA!
  7. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Nice moody shot that captures the early hour.
  8. Duane Pandorf

    Duane Pandorf All-Pro

    Apr 25, 2011
    Western NC
    Thanks Bill. Had a long day yesterday. Really enjoying the camera!
  9. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Wonderful shot, Duane and a superb black and white. The light on the plane's stairs and the background glow of the sky are beautiful.