Some tips on how to photograph jetliners

Today is my fifth time to photograph jetliners and it was probably the best time I had since I started this in October.  I started to learn photography around the same time when I was really into planes, but I had never seriously taken photos of planes until very recently.  After a few struggles and learning curve, I can say I’m finally confident on taking good photos of airplanes. So here are some tips:

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Tips – Wind Direction

For plane spotters, knowing the wind direction is actually very important, especially if you are taking photos of planes.  The planes don’t always take off or landing from the same direction; in fact, it changes according to the current wind direction.  Generally speaking, planes will take off or land AGAINST wind, so if the wind is coming from the east, planes will most likely take off from the west side of runway.

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