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Shoot Small to Make Big

September 05, 2021 - I recently spent a week driving across much of the state of Florida in order to fly with a passel of governmental mosqui...
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The Magical, Mystical, Full-Rotor-Disk Shot

July 01, 2021 - One of the toughest shots to make in air-to-air photography, when the subject is an airplane with propellers, or a helic...
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Into the Woods

June 16, 2021 - In my article Looking Up, the topic was ground-to-air photography and the location was Las Vegas; the aircraft was a Kam...
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Where's The Horizon?

April 28, 2021 - Landscape photography is often concerned with placement of the horizon in a composition. Aerospace photography might not...
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Front and Center

February 07, 2021 - A common approach to composition, especially among less-experienced photographers, is to place the subject in the middle...
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Working Those Pixels

January 17, 2021 - It is true that photos are made, not just taken. Pressing the shutter button is the beginning, and a very important begi...
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Keeping Your Distance

December 27, 2020 - In this time of pandemic, with its new challenges and expectations, there are stories to tell not just about keeping our...
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Reflecting gnitcelfeR

November 01, 2020 - Reflections are one way of seeing things differently, and when someone sees something differently, they want to see more...
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Catching the Wandering Eye

September 09, 2020 - In many of my articles I mention, often in passing, how the first job for a photograph is catching the eye of a reader....
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Capturing A Bumblebee

August 05, 2020 - My recent article A Lot In A Little presented the wide range of images I captured during a single air-to-air mission. In...
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Framed

July 14, 2020 - I am, as I write this, deep into producing a photo essay for a trade magazine about firefighting helicopters in Arizona.
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A Lot In A Little

June 24, 2020 - When you are "burning dinosaur bones," as Chris Cornell put it, efficiency is important. The direct operating costs of a...
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Picturing History

June 10, 2020 - In my years as an aerospace photographer, and as the son of a USAF fighter pilot and as just a plain ol' guy who likes a...
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Looking at Bones

May 18, 2020 - Over the past 15 years, I have spent many days with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group on Davis-Mont...
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Fascinating Faces

May 01, 2020 - I am producing a series of books, with a very limited distribution, on aerospace photography. They are heavy on example...
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Working Details

January 25, 2020 - People are endlessly fascinating to look at, and we are instantly drawn to seeing them. In a previous article I addresse...
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Killing Color

November 06, 2019 - I'm planning a marketing video for a client and have decided to create it in black-and-white, rather than full color. Th...
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The Quality of Light

September 05, 2016 - Where it comes from, and what it's like, make big differences My recent time spent on NAF El Centro yielded a bevy of...
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It's Not That I'm Starting Over…

June 21, 2015 - Hi. I'm Mark Bennett, founder of AeroMark Images. I started this company in 2015 with a goal that is important to me and...
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