This past weekend, me and @AndrewWu went on a spotting trip to MIA. The first day started off slowly and I didn’t have a super positive outlook on the 27 ops, but I soon realized we could not have gotten any luckier with that. It’s been almost 3 years since I was here last, and it’s nice to see how my photography has improved since then.
Avianca Cargo A330-200F departing off to Montevideo
TAP A330neo departing off to Lisbon
LATAM 787 rotating with the downtown skyscrapers in the background
Close up of the same LATAM 787
Lufthansa 747-8i rotating of 27 to Frankfurt
Virgin A330-300 lifting up and out back to London
Avianca A330-200F sitting under the MIA tower
Aerolineas Argentinas A330-200 departing off to Buenos Aires slightly later than I was hoping it would
Red Air MD-80 departing off to SDQ
Me when you can’t spot any arrivals whatsoever but at least the sun go into the engines 👍🏼
Also people who put their captions under their photos on IFC scare me
would a 300mm lens work at these locations
depends on how many mp you have
OUGHHHHHHHHHHH, that Virgin A330-300 takeoff
I live an hour away from Miami in broward county, wish I was there though 🥲
I have 400mm full frame (250mm Canon APS-C equivalent) and this is what my rotation shots look like.
You spotted near the furniture store?
so a 300 with i think 24mp would probably not work very great
I’m actually only 24 mp but if you have a Rebel that’s not a T8i or SL3 it will probably not go that well, I don’t think they can really pull detail from that range.
Yup, whenever spotting there, usually go Around the el dorado area and spot, last time i went, it was cloudy and reverse ops.
It’s a good spot for like 2 hours of the day for 27 ops and another 2 hours for 9 ops but other than that it’s pretty mid.
Yeah, that’s true, reverse ops can be kinda boring especially when you can’t get that close up shot of a landing plane.
Well using an actual camera would help lol
I’m looking to get a camera this year, any suggestions?