Posts Tagged ‘Museums’

Vancouver Island Aerials

Vancouver Island Aerials

I’ve been working on a new site the past couple weeks and finally have it finished enough that I’m sharing the information. The site is called Vancouver Island Aerials and as the name implies is dedicated to aerial photography. As well as covering Vancouver Island from the air the site also features aerial photographs of […]

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Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Diagonal Fisheye Lens review

Fairchild 24W shot with the Sigma 15mm fisheye

Having made the switch from the Nikon DX format to the Nikon FX (full frame) format I’ve had to completely renew my arsenal of lenses. This hasn’t been as tough as I thought with many of my DX lenses selling for about the same price as purchasing used FX lenses. I did purchased a number […]

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Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson

Torpedo Bomber Squadron Two One, Lockheed S-3B Viking, Pima Air & Space Museum

Another great destination for the aviation photographer is Tucson, Arizona’s Pima Air & Space Museum which features a display of nearly 300 aircraft spread out over 80 acres. Many of these are housed in large hangars dedicated to particular years, types of aircraft or space exploration. The bulk of the aircraft however are located outside […]

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Palm Springs Air Museum

Bell P-63 Kingcobra, Palm Springs Air Museum

The Palm Springs Air Museum is another must visit for the aviation photographer and enthusiast. A good number of the aircraft are flown on a regular basis so there’s always some exciting airplane photography opportunities waiting if you spend a little time. Located at the Palm Springs Airport, a good selection of commercial airline flights […]

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The Museum of Flight, Seattle

Fairchild 24W shot with the Sigma 15mm fisheye

Anyone interested in aviation must visit the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Located at Boeing Field just south of the city, this museum is a closet pilots dream. While Seattle is a Boeing Aircraft city, the museum houses numerous other aircraft and spacecraft including a recent addition of the Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer. If […]

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The new Dale Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum at the Seattle Center

Ikebana and Float Boat, Chihuly Garden and Glass

The largest museum in the world devoted to glass artist Dale Chihuly opened this past summer at Seattle Center, located at the base of the Seattle Space Needle. The Dale Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum is truly stunning and from a photographers viewpoint is an incredible combination of light, textures and contrasts. The museum also […]

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Modern Art Museum, Paris, France

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France – Images of Paris from Kevin Oke Photography View more photos of Paris Tags: France, Paris, Europe Keywords: Europe, France, Grafitti, Museum, Musée, Paris, European, Statuary, Statues, Sculpture, Statue

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Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France – Images of Paris from Kevin Oke Photography View more photos of Paris Tags: France, Paris, Europe Keywords: Europe, France, Museum, Musée, Paris, European, Signs, Interior, Interiors

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Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France – Images of Paris from Kevin Oke Photography View more photos of Paris Tags: France, Paris, Europe Keywords: Europe, France, Museum, Musée, Paris, European, Architectural Components, Architecture

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Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France – Images of Paris from Kevin Oke Photography View more photos of Paris Tags: France, Paris, Europe Keywords: Europe, France, Museum, Musée, Paris, European, Architectural Components, Architecture

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Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France – Images of Paris from Kevin Oke Photography View more photos of Paris Tags: France, Paris, Europe Keywords: Europe, France, Museum, Musée, Paris, European

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Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France – Photographs of Paris from Kevin Oke Photography View more images of Paris Tags: France, Paris, Europe Keywords: Europe, France, Museum, Musée, Paris, European

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Museum in Ronda Bullring Arena, Ronda, Andalusia, Spain

Museum in Ronda Bullring Arena,  Ronda, Andalusia, Spain

Museum in Ronda Bullring Arena, Ronda, Andalusia, Spain – Photographs of Ronda, Spain from Kevin Oke Photography View more photographs of Ronda Tags: Ronda, Spain, Europe Keywords: Plaza de Toros, Bullring, Ronda, Spain, Andalusia, Plaza, Toros, Arena, Arenas, Andalucia, Bullfighting, Bull Fighting, Museum, Málaga, Malaga, Andalucía

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Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson

Aircraft tails at the Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson

The Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson is definitely an aviation nerds paradise. Over 300 airplanes of all types are on display, many beautifully restored in 8 hangers. Aircraft tails at the Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson The airplanes on the tarmac are an amazing snapshot of aviation history since the 1940’s and […]

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Harris Hawks – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Harris Hawk

We spent a wonderful afternoon at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum near Tucson and were able to watch Harris Hawks in action courtesy of the hawk handling staff. What a site as these majestic birds would swoop low over our heads for tiny bits of mouse or quail meat. What impressed me most was how quickly […]

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Aircraft Pinups and Decorative Art

Nose art, Pretty Polly - Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs, California

I spent Saturday at the Palm Springs Air Museum visiting their extensive collection of flying and stationary aircraft. For aviation fans the Palm Springs Air Museum must rank up there with some of the best, definitely worth a visit. Many of the aircraft are WWII vintage and have the traditional nose art, cockpit art and […]

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Mona Lisa again

Viewing Mona Lisa

How many photographs of the Mona Lisa does the world really need? When I visited her a couple of months ago it struck me that she must be photographed about 10,000 times each and every day and all of these photographs from a distance of about 6 meters and with a sheet of bullet proof […]

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