Photos from Otto 50th Anniversary

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Photos from Otto 50th Anniversary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon May 31, 2021 9:50 pm

This topic contains a collection of photos from the 2021 Otto Meet which marks 50 years since the original meet in 1971. I'll start with a photo of the 5 attendees of both the 1971 and 2021 events:

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Thanks to everyone who has kept these events going from 1971 to the present. :salute:
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Re: Photos from Otto 50th Anniversary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon May 31, 2021 10:04 pm

I took a lot of photos and videos during this year's Otto Meet, and so far I have several hundred still shots that I'd like to post. Unfortunately, that will take some time, and I wanted to share them a bit sooner. So I boiled them down to the best 212 images that would fit in a 100MByte PDF file and attached it to this post.

Please feel free to download that PDF file and browse the images. They are not in any particular order since they came from different devices with different naming systems. I also clipped many of them from video which also named them according to clipping time and not original recording time.

I may post some as regular images later, but I wanted to make the full set available as soon as possible.

Please add your own images to this topic any time, and thanks to everyone who attended! :clap:
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Re: Photos from Otto 50th Anniversary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:28 am

Joe Faust (USHGA #5) and Frank Colver (USHGA #7):

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Ernest Feher, Matt Colver (USHGA #8), and Joe Faust (USHGA #5):

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Bob, Matt, Joe, and Frank:

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Joe Faust, Joe Greblo, and Bob Kuczewski:

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Joe Faust, Jerry Katz, and Bob Kuczewski:

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Joe Faust, Jerry Katz, Floyd Fronius, Bob Kuczewski:
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Frank Colver, Joe Greblo, Mike Meier:

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Dave Beardslee, Frank Colver, Joe Greblo, Mike Meier:

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Mike Meier and Frank Colver:

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Re: Photos from Otto 50th Anniversary

Postby Frank Colver » Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:25 pm

Great photos, Bob! Thanks for posting them.

John Rittenhouse has put 128 photos from the meet on a Dropbox page and added Matt & I as members who can edit the page. I assume this is so we can add our photos to the collection. I haven't had time to pursue this task yet and I don't know what matt plans to do with it. He had camera problems so i don't know how much he got using his cell phone because it didn't charge when in my truck.

I have photos and videos from the meet which i haven't looked at yet.

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Re: Photos from Otto 50th Anniversary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:18 pm

Frank Colver wrote:Great photos, Bob! Thanks for posting them.


Hi Frank,

It was a fun event. I'm glad you were able to make it!!

Frank Colver wrote:John Rittenhouse has put 128 photos from the meet on a Dropbox page ...


Can you post a link to the Dropbox page? Maybe someone with time available could go through those photos and post them to the forum in small chunks.

Also, as you may have noticed, I only posted a few of my photos directly to the forum. I put the rest in a large (nearly 100M) PDF file so people could download the whole batch at once. That PDF file contains over 200 individual photos which would be a lot to post individually. The PDF file was a shortcut to let people get a copy quickly. Let me know if you'd like to do something similar with your own photos and I might be able to help.

Thanks again for 50+ years of service to the sport of hang gliding!!

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Re: Photos from Otto 50th Anniversary

Postby Frank Colver » Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:10 am

Since it's John's Dropbox page I'll forward your request to him. I don't remember if he made it public or not.

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