The Fog Is Coming @ Lisbon [LPPT]

HELLO COMMUNITY!

For my two last spotting sessions of 2023, I visited Lisbon’s airport to check out some of the traffic they have there. Due to the time of year and the fact that this was a family vacation, I was only able to spot at night. Not to fear though, my camera is plenty equipped to handle a little bit of darkness.

Unless you throw thick fog into the mix as well. As Lisbon is a seaside town, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised to see a bit of low level in the mornings, especially during the winter. This was my first time shooting in fog like this and it was an interesting experience - cools visual effects at the expense of quality.

The fog is coming. The fog is coming.

Gear: Sony α7iii + Sony 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS


29DEC23 6:12 PM: TAP A320 NEO CS-TVG lands from Sao Vicente

Fog status: None yet. The fog is still coming.


29DEC23 6:30 PM: TAP A319-100 CS-TTP departs for Amsterdam

Fog status: None yet. The fog is still coming.


29DEC23 6:58 PM: ASL Airlines 737-400(SF) OE-IBI lands from Casablanca

Fog status: None yet. The fog is still coming.


29DEC23 7:01 PM: TAP A320 NEO CS-TVJ departs for Copenhagen

Fog status: Starting to fade in. Be very afraid.


29DEC23 7:03 PM: Emirates 777-300(ER) A6-ECM lands from Dubai

Fog status: Especially visible at distance. Be very afraid. The fog is coming.


30DEC23 6:07 AM: TAP A330-900 CS-TUF lands from Belo Horizonte

Fog status: The fog is coming. It is all consuming. Hide your loved ones.


30DEC23 7:09 AM: Azul A330-900 PR-ANZ lands from Campinas.

Fog status: The fog is coming. It is all consuming. Hide your loved ones. It is even messing with my camera’s quality. Just kidding, that’s just what happens when you shoot a stop dark at ISO32000, 400mm, over a long distance. The fog doesn’t help though.


30DEC23 7:33 AM: United Airlines 787-10 N12004 lands from Newark

Fog status: It is lifting. The worst is over. We have won.


Hope you enjoyed this (slightly different) spotting topic. While I would’ve loved to have a nice chunk of time during either sunset or sunrise to spot, it doesn’t always work out that way. It’s important to be able to create workable photos no matter the conditions.

Next up: Toronto, Madrid, Barcelona.

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It’s giving fog

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I am accepting donations for an…that

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Periodt or something idk

https://www.gofundme.com/f/buy-marcel-a-sony

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7 of you clicking on a fake link is crazy

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I was one of them :)

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Oh here we go, Andrew making me question my decisions in life as always.


Amazing shots as always! And aside from that, I got nothing. Just speechless.

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Once again, unsurprisingly, jaw-dropping shots!


Tell me when you’ll be in BCN (if you haven’t been already) and hopefully dates will overlap.

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Amazing shots!

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Thanks!

Thank you! I did BCN with this trip unfortunately, was there January 2nd and 3rd. I doubt you would’ve been willing to get up at like 4 am to spot though lol

Thanks!

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I usually wake up at 5AM and cycle from downtown to the airport haha.

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Andrew likes fog

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What are you implying mason

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these pictures are quite exquisite

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Thank you DarkspoulYT

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well yeah i can see what you mean when u said i had much better lighting lol

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nice photos your going to laugh when my first spotting topic comes out 😂

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Is the fog coming?

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yeah but it happens sometimes lol

nah I don’t laugh at people who just started spotting, i will laugh at your grammar though.

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