Plane Portrait – Sept Fate

Plane Portrait – Sept Fate

It was one of those deals where the wife of the pilot of the plane talked with my wife wanting a Moose Peterson plane portrait of his plane for a BDay present. At the same time, I was to "come up with the idea" of taking their portrait as well. Sounds simple enough,...

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The Elusive Air-to-Air

The Elusive Air-to-Air

Gaining the elusive air-to-air photo mission seems to be the quest of every aviation photographer. The question is, how do you make it happen? My flight with the amazing, gorgeous and one of a kind, Boeing 40 took me three years! Others I've done were never planned...

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The Seasonal Challenge

The Seasonal Challenge

For years and years, I've been after just one photo, a yellow plane parked in snow on a moonlit night. In my mind, I have it all set, all the tools in place, the perfect background. And that's where the photo remains despite many attempts to make it all happen. It's...

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KC-10 Extender

KC-10 Extender

The KC-10 is a gas station in the air! A military version of the Douglas DC-10, it is capable of carrying 356,000lbs of fuel extending the range of any aircraft that can perform aerial refueling. It went into service back in the 1980s and serves many countries to this...

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AirVenture 2018

AirVenture 2018

One of the greatest gathering of aircraft in the world happens every summer in Oshkosh, WI. Osh, as most refer to it sees as many as ten thousand aircraft, from the newest military jet to the oldest plane still flying. The celebration of flight takes many forms, the...

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Speed When Frozen

Speed When Frozen

The Biggest challenge in aviation still photography is conveying motion, more importantly, speed! Aircraft, whether static or in the skies need to say these things so the romance, thrill, and speed comes across in the photograph. It's all about knowing basic...

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Moose’s Famous Arse Shots

Moose’s Famous Arse Shots

Aircraft are amazing machines capable of breaking earth's gravity and soar in the heavens. Aircraft need four forces to fly, lift, thrust, drag, and weight. When on the ground, the way an aircraft is able to work with these four forces is best seen from the arse. And...

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In The Pilot Seat

In The Pilot Seat

The Biggest challenge in aviation still photography is conveying motion, more importantly, speed! Aircraft, whether static or in the skies need to say these things so the romance, thrill, and speed comes across in the photograph. It's all about knowing basic...

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