Aviation

One is Never Enough

While I was working on some of these images, my roommate looked over my shoulder and said, “you’re still working on that same image?” To which I replied, “no this is another one.” He said, “they all look the same to me.” I can understand why someone would say that or even think that. Same plane, same desert, same photo shoot. But each one has a different story. Those stories are told in the nuances of each photo.

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In the direction of the light.

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In the background.

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And of course in the attitude of the subject. Every little detail changes the story. Even if 99% of the image is the same as the last, that 1% percent difference changes all the rest. Recognizing that difference and showing it, is what makes us photographers.

In the Camera Bag:
Nikon D3, 70-200 VRII, TC-17e, on Lexar UDMA Digital Film

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