Maybe it’s just me but I found that there has to be priorities when it comes to image processing and when that comes up some images get pushed back and others forward. Well after Dad and I did the Super Corsair shoot for the Epson Finish Strong Campaign, some of the images that i took sat for a while before I was able to get to them. These are a couple of those.
Although my focus was entirely on getting the image for the ad, there were times when i could just shoot to shoot. One of the most important things to do while conducting an air to air shoot is to give the pilots a break. The mental and physical strain on both pilots, more so on pilot of the subject plane, to keep the aircraft looking good in the photos and safe is a lot. A simple couple of minutes to relax is a big thing up there. In those few minutes of relaxing is more than enough to get a couple of shots with the second body which happens to be the D4 and 70-200 VRII.
Of course there is also the way back in which provided some good shooting time too. One thing to say about this plane above all others is that no matter what the background is, the plane sticks out.
In the Camera Bag:
Nikon D4, 70-200 VRII, on Lexar UDMA Digital Film