LSPOspotter is a combination of the four-letter ICAO code of my former home airport, Olten, and the ending of the word planespotter. You can read more about the airfield Olten here.
If you'd like to find out more about our history, have a look at the article over here!
Plane spotting is a hobby which is practiced in the entire world. The spotter is a kind of photographer which takes photos of starting, landing and taxiing aircrafts. He is interested in taking photos of aircrafts in different conditions. The highlights for the most spotters are rare and old aircrafts (e.g. a Boeing B707) or aircrafts in stunning paint schemes, like Hekla Aurora of Icelandair.
Our head uses Adobe programs, like Photoshop and Lightroom for photo processing. In the opinion there are a few rules in photo editing, and you get to learn them step by step. But, editing it is also about to live out the creativity of yourself! The picture isn't perfect, as long as you don't like it! For sure it is helpful that some of us are working in this business now and they are working on pictures daily, but it is up to you if you'd like to learn more!
Just write us an email with the photos you'd like and we'll make you an offer for the photos!
No. Unfortunately AirBerlin has stopped their service in 2017, but they flew to a lot of capitals in Europe, some holiday destinations and also to the United States.