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The People Manning the Unmanned Vehicles

August 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Except for very specialized vehicles and missions, unmanned means only that a man, or woman, is not on board, and a photographer does a disservice to the operators if the photography doesn't encompass them. In these images we see how focus and composition are used to create much more than a "nice" photo of a drone. The above image is the opener...
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We Can Fly Because They Care

July 31, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Recently I put the spotlight on the airborne crewmembers not operating the aircraft. This time I take a look at ground crew, the men and women who prep, check, and in myriad ways support the mission by making sure aircraft are safe and ready to fly. As I've mentioned previously, I love photographing people doing their jobs, and these images show m...
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Playing with Crayons

July 18, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
A couple of articles ago I showed a "before, during, and after" series of my taking a blah photo and making it work with brightening and emboldening and a bit of color punching. The result was reasonably realistic while attracting a viewer's attention in a way the original never, ever would. This time, I share a few examples of pushing the color t...
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The Folks Not Flying the Ship

June 29, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
It is common when flying a photography mission in public safety/emergency medical aircraft for the full complement of crew to be present. Sure, we'll try to take care of the photography, but if a call comes in, they will be ready to respond and photography be damned! So when you are flying such a mission, don't forget to capture people besides the...
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Turning Yuck into Yeah!

June 18, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I came back from an air-to-air photo shoot with plenty of good images, but one image didn't look so hot. What it looked was dark. Deadly dark almost to the point of featurelessness. And I know why (hint: it was on purpose). There it is. The flight started before sunup and as we cruised toward an intended location, we were passing this dramatic...
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