Seeing this almost 70 year old biplane, shining in the afternoon sun, was a memory that will be stored on the personal harddisk, but having it in the form of a photograph makes it all that much more memorable.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 with XF18-135 Fujinon lens
ISO 200, f8, 1/350s, 19.5mm (29mm full frame equivalent)
Lightroom CC for RAW and Black and White conversion
I often get the question, if I don't like Lightroom for Black and White conversions, because I often use Nik SilverEfex instead... While I often go the SilverEfex way, Lightroom is definitively up to the task when it comes to B&W editing. On the image above, I actually tried emulating the same effect using Nik and wasn't able to fully do so in a reasonable amount of time. So, the answer is, I'll use whatever I deem best for the task!
I've said it before... combining my two passions in life, Aviation and Photography, makes a perfect fit for me! Exactly as what I'm about to do, where I'll be attending the great Planes of Fame warbird airshow in Chino, CA (US) over the next weekend! Let's test the great XF 100-400 (my review here) telezoom some more...
Remember: "I fly because it releases my mind of the tyranny of petty things" Antoine de Saint-Exupery.