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And yes, it's FSX default (SP1 + SP2). No addons (besides the sceneries and 3 aircrafts), shaders or paint / photoshop used 🙂

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To make this picture series complete, a classic sunset with a classic airplane is still missing.
Voilà:


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Stay sane in these hard days, so flightsimming is one of the best things you can do . . .
Torsten

 

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Such screenshots that I wanted to go swimming. Unfortunately, there is only a river and a lake nearby :)

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Incredible detail. I had to wait until P3Dv4 came out until i managed to get such detail. Never managed this in FSX, simply superb.

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Thank you very much for your compliments and nice words! 🙂


@Pavel1971 😉   🙂 yeah, photoreal sceneries are very impressive.
When it's very hot in the summer I like to fly in the Swiss Alps with Aerofly FS (I only have FS1). To watch these snow covered mountains really cools down 🙂


@JarredP  Yes, many P3D simmers remember their flightsim experiences with FSX on a ten years old PC and compare this with their P3Dv4 on an actual high tech PC (which you need to run P3Dv4 / v5). So they are very astonished how well FSX can look with good photorealistic sceneries. Not only that you can find your house in the sim, you can even count your sheep:
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And you can even see the lines on a soccer field:


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I can't remember ever seeing this high level of detail in P3D with photoreal sceneries.
(Maybe I did, but thought it was FSX or Aerofly FS1 / FS2)

 

I'm running FSX (SP1 + SP2) on a 5 years old middle class PC (gaming notebook) and I'm very satisfied with the results.
Great thanks to every member of former ACES game studio!

 

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Ooops, the sunset picture with the yellow Piper Cub looks like as if FSX could not reflect the sunlight on the water surface.
Of course it can:
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P.S.: For those who want to compare with their own flightsim (to optimize the settings, to see if your hardware is good enough, if you have a good photoreal scenery) or for those who just want to enjoy let me give you the links to my former threads with photoreal landscape sceneries:


March 2020: Paris, the city of love and romance  
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/151696-fsx-12-pics-march-2020-paris-the-city-of-love-and-romance/  

February 2020: A dozen of my best screenshots in 2019
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/150726-fsx-12-pics-a-dozen-of-my-best-screenshots-in-2019/

January 2020: Maule Orion over photoreal island
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/150441-fsx-3-pics-my-januarys-screenshots-maule-orion-over-photoreal-island/

December 2019: Iconic A340 over photoreal Austria
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/148577-fsx-11-pics-my-decembers-screenshots-iconic-a340-over-photoreal-austria/

November 2019: In the East of Dallas, Texas (photoreal)
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/147857-fsx-5-pics-more-novembers-screenies-in-the-east-of-dallas-texas/

October 2019: Austria photoreal
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/147359-fsx-5-pics-my-octobers-screenshot-austria-photoreal-bonus/

August 2019: 10 years VFR Germany - Happy Birthday!
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/146654-10-years-vfr-germany-happy-birthday/

August 2019: Low and slow over Southern California (photoreal)
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/146341-fsx-4-pics-piper-cub-low-and-slow-over-southern-california/

May 2019: Skiing in summer (photoreal)
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/145359-3-pics-with-fsx-skiing-in-summer/

May 2019: Rhône Valley nearby Lyon (photoreal)
https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/145027-some-pics-with-fsx-rhône-valley-nearby-lyon/  

 

If you are new to the hobby: why not give it a start with FSX? Just to see if you like flightsimming 🙂
You don't need a very expensive hardware and can give it a try without spending too much money for the first beginnings.
My opinion: better to invest in aircraft addons and photoreal sceneries than in extraordinary expensive hardware 🙂
And don't let you talk into o..x landclass sceneries as basic sceneries!

 

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