Well, because the Captain was so great about posing for me ...
I decided to work on HIS image first.
I HDR'd it (<- new action verb) because the sun was so darn bright ... and I cloned out cars, jets and light posts. It took an hour, at least, in post. :( ... but, hey! We got a portrait! :D
US Air Force Captain Joe "Rifle" Shetterly
"Have GUN, will fly it."
EXIF: α850 w/ SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 DG EX HSM
@ 24mm - f/10 - 1/160 sec. - ISO-250 - Spot Meter - Spot Focus - Sunlight - Manual
LOW & SLOW
EXIF: 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM
@ 400mm - f/5.6 - 1/2000 sec - ISO-800 - CWA - Daylight - Manual
I like this one because it kind of shows you how low and sneaky this particular aircraft is ... just hiding in the grass. :cool:
This picture just struck me as spooky ... looking down the hovering business end of an AV-8B "Harrier" Jump Jet.
But, then, what is an airshow without ...
He just kind of dropped in on me from ... well, who knows where?