My first time spotting, what do you think?

HELLO COMMUNITY!

After seeing topics from people within this community such as @Moritz, @Moritz, and @Moritz, I decided that I wanted to try spotting out myself. I dusted off an old camera setup my parents had sitting in the basement and I took it with me to Japan. These photos are from Osaka Itami (ITM/RJOO).

Please let me know what you think of my photos (be nice please, it’s my first time spotting and the conditions were pretty tough).

Gear: Sony Ξ±7iii + Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS & Manfrotto Element Tripod


ANA 737-800 [JA72AN] ← Tokyo [RJAA]


ANA 777-200(ER) [JA741A] ← Okinawa [ROAH]


ANA 787-8 [JA825A] ← Sapporo [RJCC]


JAL A350-900 [JA16XJ] ← Okinawa [ROAH]


ANA Dash 8 Q400 [JA854A] ← Oita [RJFO]


JAL 787-8 [JA848J] ← Tokyo [RJTT]


ANA 737-800 [JA68AN] β†’ Kagoshima [RJFK]


JAL E170 [JA225J] ← Matsuyama [RJOM]


I had a great time spotting for the first time, and I think I’ll do it again in the future. I’m not super impressed with the a7iii though, might upgrade to a Canon T1i with a 75-300 III.

Please leave a reply with any comments or suggestions (or roasts) as I am looking to improve. See you next time!

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I also might make a spotting Instagram, any name suggestions?

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These aren’t all that bad for your first time! With practice, you’ll take some incredible shots! Keep it up! πŸ’ͺ

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Thanks man! Imma keep working at it!!!

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Awesome! Looking forward to seeing how you evolve!

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These are ok for the first time you have spotted, I would only suggest to maybe add more light. Other than that, pretty good!

obviously satire

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There’s for sure a lot of room for improvement. I can’t wait to see your shots once you improve!

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haha very funny

how dare you underestimate the power of the T1i…

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Very obviously your first time. These pictures are darker than my future.

also,

Mind if I use one of these as my wallpaper?

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ATIS_Bravo has a nice ring to it, some idiot took Alpha already… πŸ™„

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I mean it’s the T1i, the i means intelligent because only intelligent people buy it.

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cyyz.spotting

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Bull… absolute bull πŸ˜‚

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Omg these are so good for your first time! You so slayed this πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜„πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜„

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atis alpha would be a good insta name

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I’ll bring a portable sun next time

Stay tuned!!

Sorry I fail to understand, I want to upgrade to it why am I underestimating

I’ll make sure to add +5 stops next time (also yeah go ahead)

I hate that Andrew guy, he thinks he’s good at spotting but he’s kinda garbo

The 1 also means 1st as in 1st place camera

What is a cyyz

What do animals have to do with spotting

Thank you πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯οΈβ€ΌοΈβ€ΌοΈβ€ΌοΈβ€ΌοΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ¦…πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ¦…πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

It’s taken by some nerd

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Upgrade then, you won’t regret it :)

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#facts #agree #100%

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Gotta save the money first πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘

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Absolutely stunning pictures!

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