Davis Montham Air Show - April 14 2012, Tucson, Arizona
Stealth bomber fly by.
Stealth Bomber fly by.
B1 Bomber fly by
B1 fly by
B1 with afterburners lit
A crop of the afterburners in action
One of many aerial performers
Pilot taxiing on a T33 trainer jet
Thunderbirds about to begin their airshow.
One of many Thunderbird shots. Having a fixed 500mm lens meant that I couldn't
Thunderbird in flight.
Thunderbird opposing pass. To take this shot, I panned on the top aircraft and as the two
Thunderbird precision flying.
Another high speed opposing pass. I was fortunate to catch two of them during this show.
Close up, Thunderbird.
Showing the reach of a 500mm lens, the heads up display can be seen in front of the pilot.
Thunderbirds, formation flying.
A full pixel crop of the image shows the pilot at bottom focusing on the upper airplane's wing.
The Thunderbirds about to fly off in various directions.
A close up of a Thunderbird pulling a hard turn. Is it perception or are the wings flexing?
Nikon's 9lb 500mm f4 lens will give a great arm and shoulder work out in settings where tripods aren't welcome!
© 2012 John Miranda