Fred Shabec's Posts

Aircraft Spotters / Photographer News

  • February 26, 2012

Found this on the web about aircraft spotters and photographers. My experience that I've had with this is different with each airport. For O'Hare airport I don't get bothered too much, but I have had bad experiences with O'Hare and Rockford Airports. A great spotting airport around my area (Chicago) is Chicago Regional airport. At the south of the airport there is an observation area for spotters. Also at Milwaukee Mitchell airport there is a spotter parking lot on the north end of the field. Just my advice is if you go to an airport to watch and photograph airplanes make sure you're on PUBLIC...

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Know Your Photographer Rights!!

  • February 19, 2012

Short and sweet. If you're on PUBLIC property you can take photos. No one can take your camera or ask you to delete your photos. PLEASE NOTE I'm not a lawyer. The best thing is to consult a lawyer who is a specialist in photographer's rights. Check this video out! You will like it!! http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2012/02/joseph-gordon-levitt-know-your-rights-as-a-photographer/

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The Star Burst

  • February 17, 2012

Took this using my Canon 7D with my Sigma 70-300mm lens with Macro. I'm not really sure on the type of plant this is but it was spring time, and I thought it looked cool.

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Red Tailed Hawk

  • February 12, 2012

There was a pair of Red Tailed Hawks flying around my home. I was able to get this shot with the Canon 7D and the Canon 100-400mm lens.

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Ducks in Algonquin

  • February 12, 2012

Some of the Ducks on the Fox River in Algonquin, IL. Taken with the Canon 7D with the Canon 100-400mm Lens.

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Squirrel

  • February 10, 2012

Taken with a Canon 7D and Canon 100-400mm.

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Red Tailed Hawk

  • February 9, 2012

This shot was taken with my Canon 40D with a Sigma 70-300mm lens.

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Sunset

  • February 9, 2012

Using the new Canon 100-400mm lens, I took this photo of a wonderful sunset.

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Night Lights

  • February 7, 2012

Went to Clinton, IA for some Eagle watching. I got some great shots of a Plant in town there.

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