Blue Angels over San Francisco; Fleet Week 2011

Blue Angels with contrails. Fleet Week in San Francisco, CA. October 8, 2011. echeng111008_0249151 Pam and I went out on the water yesterday to photograph the Blue Angels, who flew for about an hour during Fleet Week festivities. A friend had invited us to enjoy the show from his incredible boat, which was stable enough for me to be able to use a tripod-mounted Canon 7D and 500mm f/4 lens. I've never photographed planes before—it was a lot of fun!

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