Aviation

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One Great North Dakota Weekend

It was one heck of a weekend! This past weekend my Dad was doing his K&M Adventures Air to Air workshop in Minot, ND. Minot is home to the Minot Aero Center and the Dakota Territory Museum. The Aero center has a great number of planes that are constantly coming and going through the active […]

June 29th, 2015 | Comments Off on One Great North Dakota Weekend
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A Quick Aviation Tip

If you ever need a way to help hide a really bad background while adding drama to your aviation images then getting down lower and shooting up can do just that. Whether static or taxing, finding a ditch to stand in or a by just kneeling down you can give that little extra attitude to […]

June 25th, 2015 | Comments Off on A Quick Aviation Tip
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A Quick Aviation Tip

There are a lot of little things that go into each photography and sometimes it’s hard to remember all of them when you’re trying to actually shoot. Well here’s a quick tip that can make a difference. When working with aircraft in flight you don’t always have to keep the camera plumb to the earth. […]

June 17th, 2015 | Comments Off on A Quick Aviation Tip
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The Importance of Photography

Photography can make a big impact but only if it’s seen by others. Our greatest responsibility is sharing what we capture so that others can be inspired and enjoy those moments that not everyone else gets to see. A month ago I was in DC photographing the Arsenal of Democracy with the Texas Flying Legends […]

June 5th, 2015 | Comments Off on The Importance of Photography
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The First Flight of the Corsair

The great thing about working with aircraft is all the knowledge that comes with it. In order to capture better photographs you have to learn about the planes and use that history. Well today is another special anniversary, one of several this year, it’s the 75th anniversary of the first flight of the Chance Vought […]

May 29th, 2015 | Comments Off on The First Flight of the Corsair
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Merging HDR images in ACR

I’ve been using Adobe Camera Raw for years and I truly enjoy the flexibility and speed of the program. With Adobe’s latest update, the option to merge to HDR and make panos in ACR has allowed for a whole new aspect of speed and quality. Well I wrote about making Panos a couple weeks ago […]

May 13th, 2015 | Comments Off on Merging HDR images in ACR
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Many were needed for the Flight

The Arsenal of Democracy couldn’t have happened without the support of many people. They said that 56 planes took part of the flyover on May 8th which is a lot when you think about it. Planes and Pilots came from all over the country to be a part of the event and many of those […]

May 12th, 2015 | Comments Off on Many were needed for the Flight
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Flying Back Home

This past week has been one heck of an amazing week! It was such an honor to be a part of the Texas Flying Legends Museum and to have the privileged of documenting the 70th anniversary of VE Day in Washington DC. Going into this project I knew it was going to be a huge […]

May 11th, 2015 | Comments Off on Flying Back Home
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A Day to Remember!

On this day seventy years ago, the end of the bloodiest war in human history ended in Europe. The official military surrender of Germany happened on May 7th in Reims France and May 8th in Berlin, Germany. Around the world people were celebrating in the streets and newspaper from allied countries were posting headlines of […]

May 8th, 2015 | Comments Off on A Day to Remember!
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The People Make it Worthwhile

I know today is Thursday and that usually means I talk about some unique aircraft but since this is a very special week where I am currently in the field working with some unique aircraft, I’m actually going to push my usual Thursday post to tomorrow when I can properly explain what makes this week […]

May 7th, 2015 | Comments Off on The People Make it Worthwhile