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Airport Snow Removal Equipment

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by VolvoL60F, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. VolvoL60F

    VolvoL60F Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 254

    I work at an airport, and stopped by the maintenance garage. Lots of goodies!

  2. VolvoL60F

    VolvoL60F Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 254

  3. VolvoL60F

    VolvoL60F Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 254


    TKLAWN PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,564

    Very nice stuff. Thanks for posting.
  5. thelettuceman

    thelettuceman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,216

    X 2 ... Awesome equipment !!!
  6. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,539

    Sweet Equipment...

    What are you doing to make the pictures so vivid ? Sometimes when I'm simply resizing a picture, and I click "auto correct", it makes the colors brighten up.

    Are you pictures so detailed and rich because of the settings on the camera, or is it one of those SLR cameras with 200 million pixels ?
  7. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,838

    I can tell you dog, if you look at the edges og the pics, that gives you a hint what he's doing with them......nice pics btw, you know your camera & lighting a bit I can tell, take more pics of other equipment you see sitting around....or getting used.
  8. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,539

    Yeah, that would be true if I had any clue on photography other than a simple point and shoot camera and it's adjustments. I'm pure novice when it comes to cameras other than the adjustments on basic camers, such as ISO, scene mode, White balance, color effect, etc.

    He's haloing the picture with obscuring the perimeter with some .... I don't know what??, but I guess it's some form of photography / photoshop feature???

    Is he altering the Contrast ? Changing the ISO ???:confused:
  9. 98K3500

    98K3500 Member
    from WI
    Messages: 46

    The real clue for me is the "signature" on each pic.

    Dude is a professional photog.

    Sweet EQ and pics BTW.

    : )
  10. Kwagman

    Kwagman Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 170

    Nice photos! Thanks for sharing!!!
  11. VolvoL60F

    VolvoL60F Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 254

    Thanks guys!

    To answer your questions about the photos, all of them are edited. I don't have any special settings on the camera I use. Most photos turn out bland, and colorless for me as well. I use a photo editor called 'PicMonkey' through Smugmug.com. In that editor I go through a lot settings to make the photos like the ones above such as:

    Exposure: Shadows, Highlights, Contrast, etc

    Sharpness: Clarity, Sharpen

    Colors: Saturation, Temperature

    I play around with these levels until the image is set to my liking. Hope this helped, thanks for viewing my thread!

    Check out my website for more photos like these!
  12. ryde307

    ryde307 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,131

    Lots of cool pictures on your page. Nice work.
  13. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,719

    Point and Shoot Cameras can have the same number of Pixels as a DSLR, the DSLR will always take better pictures for multiple different reasons, the most noticeable is the sensor is bigger.
  14. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    I will take #61 please
  15. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    I will take number 70.
  16. CityGuy

    CityGuy PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 16,905

    Those are some sweet looking rigs.

    Would love to just drive one once.
  17. DugHD

    DugHD Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 420

    Great pics ! Does the airport plow themselves? I thought Grover plowed the runways in years past.
  18. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    very nice stuff, ready for snow!
  19. VolvoL60F

    VolvoL60F Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 254

    Thanks! Grover still plows the runways, but only during the big storms. The City of Portland uses their own equipment for smaller storms. But both Portland and Grover plow together when big storms hit.

  20. CityGuy

    CityGuy PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 16,905

    You couldn't handle that. LOL