Take Off at The Museum of Aviation

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With almost 100 planes and helicopters dating back from WWII, the Museum of Aviation is a great destination for lomographers and aviation enthusiast alike.

With almost 100 planes and helicopters the Museum of Aviation is a great place anyone interested in aviation (my father) or lomography. (me) The planes span aircraft history dating back to WWII to the jet age. Located just outside of Macon, Georgia, the planes are spread out in a massive park and has a pretty amazing atmosphere. The museum is staffed by very helpful volunteers, namely air force veterans who actually flew some the aircraft. They will be more than happy to provide a memorable story to accompany your shots.

Personally, I feel that the retro nose art on some of the planes, ranging from pin-up girls to tigers, is one of the real highlights of the museum. The museum also has many aircraft from both sides of the cold war, so you can take shots of Russian made aircraft with your Russian made cameras! You might wonder which Georgia you are in!
Lomographers making a trip to the museum are advised to take a wide-angle lens or a horizon camera, as the wingspan of some of the planes are quite astounding!

written by liquidpapercut on 2009-07-13 in #world #locations #jet #museum #supersampler #horizon #lc-a #airforce #pilot #xpro #flight #aviation #x-pro

9 Comments

  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Splendid shots !!! What was the film that gave such results ? It's awesome... Like a mix between xpro and sepia !

  2. disdis
    disdis ·

    wow! Nice gallery!

  3. dogma
    dogma ·

    Wow fantastic location and gallery!!

  4. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    Great location and gorgeous pics !

  5. larslau
    larslau ·

    Great shots! I LOVE the first three. What film is it? It looks like an Ektachrome 100 + filter...

  6. liquidpapercut
    liquidpapercut ·

    Sadly...to be honeset...I forgot what film I had in my horizon kompact when I took these shots...but I seem to think it was fuji velvia...if you can believe that...when I was shooting I had that and agfa precisia...and I'm sure it wasn't that...

  7. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    # 1 has really amazing colors and you catched the shot from a perfect position! Congratulatons....

  8. ebolatheelectricmonk
    ebolatheelectricmonk ·

    Those Horizon shots rule, yeah!!

  9. matt0791
    matt0791 ·

    i love the way 6 just looks liek its gonna bite you! and 8 just made me laugh out loud!! very good!

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