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Good airport spots in So Cal?

 
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May 02, 2010 16:04 |  #1

For those of you here that are in Southern California, I was wondering if you had any good spots for shooting at SNA, LAX, or LGB?

I've done some shooting at SNA in the past, but usually in a parking lot across the freeway in a business center. I've tried getting up close to get some landing shots, but they have that place blocked off pretty good with bushes and/or buildings.

Long Beach is a really cool airport, since I've seen quite a few C-17s and F/A-18s taking off/landing there. I've also heard of B-1 bombers landing there on occasion. I know you can get pretty close to the planes here. Is there a spot that you can recommend?

And LAX. Hmm. Does anyone shoot here? I can't imagine them being friendly to photographers here, but I could be wrong. They get the big birds flying through here and I wanted to get some shots without being hassled. Is it worth it at this airport? Thanks.


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May 02, 2010 16:10 |  #2

Isn't LAX the airport with the In and Out Burger parking lot from which people shoot?


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May 02, 2010 18:45 |  #3

http://www.socalspotte​rs.net/ (external link), that's is a pretty sweet website.




  
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May 03, 2010 13:57 |  #4

aviator.4.life wrote in post #10108844 (external link)
http://www.socalspotte​rs.net/ (external link), that's is a pretty sweet website.

Thanks for that link. I also just saw it in the sticky listed above. lol. I guess I should have looked up there first. now I just need to find some good places for SNA. Thanks!


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May 04, 2010 10:18 |  #5

CalPiker wrote in post #10113546 (external link)
Thanks for that link. I also just saw it in the sticky listed above. lol. I guess I should have looked up there first. now I just need to find some good places for SNA. Thanks!

When you do, let me know so I can post them.


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