It all Starts with Statics
Where do you start with aviation photography? It’s on the ground. Static photography is one of the most challenging areas to work with planes and is often where most have issues but it is an essential area to master. Static photography present many challenges the greatest being the background. It’s rarely ever clean which means often either staging the plane, which requires knowing the pilot/owner, or cleaning up the image in post. But it is important to get good clean engaging static images because magazine editors always look for them. If you can master the lighting and composition challenges of static photography then when you move to air to air your life becomes so much easier.