A thank you to my mom!

Last night I saw that the Alaska Airlines Honoring those who serve was flying into BZN today. So I sent a text to my mom asking if she would be willing to get a picture of it for me but I am stuck in Portland and am currently not able to see it.

I was expecting that she would be too busy with work, but today was different. While her computer was working on processing data my mom went to the airport and got a few pictures of airplanes.


The first picture is of terminal building with the tail line up of the present airplanes at the time.


The next picture is of a delayed American Airlines 737-800 off to Charlotte.
After the American 737 this Delta A321 took off bound for

The next airplane my mom saw was a Southwest 737-700 going to Las Vegas.

Along with those two my mom caught a Delta Airlines A321 taking off for Atlanta.


After the Delta is an Alaska Airlines E175 honoring those who serve livery taking off from LAX!
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After it’s departure the runways switched and my mom caught two more landings. One from a Southwest Airlines 737-700 from Denver.
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The other landing was a United E175 from San Francisco.


What pictures were your favorites?

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Finishing out I would like to thank my mom for making room in her busy schedule to get these pictures for me and I would like to thank you for looking at these pictures and have a great day or night!

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All of them are my favorite!

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Your mom took those?! What a natural…

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Awesome shots! Thanks for sharing!

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Amazing photos!

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I feel the same way!

Yep she did! All I did was crop them a little bit.

Thank you! I always love posting pictures from BZN!

Thank you!

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Nice Shots I saw a few wide bodies fly over my house today but my phone has such terrible quality. Hopping to Get a Camera Setup for plane spotting at Christmas

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Thanks! The camera my mom used was her trusty 16 year old Nikon she got in 2005.

I am looking at the Cannon EOS Rebel T7 with a 75-300mm zoom lens should be good enough to get pictures of planes on the ramp at DFW from Founders Plaza

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Nice! Mine only goes from 45mm-100mm.

Do you think that lens will get me close enough to the planes .I am new to this and I don’t want my parents to get me something that doesn’t work at my airport or gets me blurry pictures

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I would suggest a little more zoom than I have for Founders Plaza and especially if you want to get pictures of planes parked on the ramp.

@NathanD So a 75-300 should be fine

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Yeah you should be fine with that!

Simply phenomenal!!!

Thanks “Mom” for taking the photos!

Thanks Nathan for posting!

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Thank you! My mom had a lot of fun taking the photos!

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Nice photos, there are 7 pictures though, not 8.

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Sorry about that! I forgot one picture that I thought I had already put it in.

I know for a fact my parents wouldn’t have travelled to take pictures of planes, so big pog to your Mum (forgive the Bri’ish)

Can’t wait to see NathanDs’ Mum on Jetphotos

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Thank you @Kirito_77! My mom has had a lot of practice over the past few years.