Orange County Airport Photos and a 50mm Lens :: SNA-MIA

On my way from ATL to SNA

Terminal Building at SNA

John Wayne in SNA

Han gliding in SNA

Terminal Building at SNA

Terminal Building at SNA

Terminal Building at SNA

Departure at SNA

On my recent trip to California I decided to continue my 50mm airport series I started a while back.  I generally carry all my equipment with me on the plane since a lost bag will result in a non-existent photo shoot, and a few trips ago I started trying to get the creative juices flowing by using one camera and one single fixed focal length lens (a standard 50mm) to cover each new airport.

This past week the new airport was Orange County’s John Wayne Airport (SNA). I have usually flown into LAX and since I had not been to John Wayne in a while, it was next on my photo list (ATL has long since be shot, see my post Atlanta Airport Photos and a 50mm Lens // Part 1, if that is your interest).  For the extremely busy location of southern California, Orange County is a great place to fly in and out of and almost has the feel of a Midwestern Lubbock or Amarillo feel to it as far as the traffic goes.  I also didn’t get harassed by security, police, FBI, or any other uncomfortable PAX in the area, wonderful.

4 responses to “Orange County Airport Photos and a 50mm Lens :: SNA-MIA”

  1. Love the pics!
    That’s a cool idea, using just one lens!

    Jason Ruggless last blog post..Ready to Go


  2. Awesome shots dude! Nice control of the lighting!

    Grahams last blog post..Office Wars


  3. The 50mm is by far my favorite all around lens, I think the focal length on a full frame is perfect and the DOF you can get with a 1.2 – 2.0 aperture is amazing!

    Jamie Burnetts last blog post..A Surprise Family Session!


  4. Awesome photos. I have to agree with you Jamie, it is a great lens.


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