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WaterEngineerWaterEngineer Senior MemberPosts: 24,412 AG
Awesome video and photography at the link.

He is still hitting the shutter button at 7.5 G's. WOW!

Oh, and notice the USAF depends on Nikon. :grin

http://petapixel.com/2014/07/09/go-behind-scenes-air-force-thunderbirds-official-photographer/

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  • mississippi macmississippi mac Senior Member Ocean Springs, Ms. (da coast)Posts: 4,222 Captain
    yeah...the usaf has bought into the "Nikon myth" as well...
    they should have checked with scott kelby first...
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  • WaterEngineerWaterEngineer Senior Member Posts: 24,412 AG
    Tim, tell that to NASA, too. :grin
  • mississippi macmississippi mac Senior Member Ocean Springs, Ms. (da coast)Posts: 4,222 Captain
    apparently nasa bought into the same myth as well...
    they should have checked with kelby first as well...
    that's our gub'mit not spending our money wisely again...

    (i remember when nasa used hassy's...)
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    The Real White Dog

    if you can't catch a fish...catch a buzz....
    #12976, joined 8-17-2002
  • mississippi macmississippi mac Senior Member Ocean Springs, Ms. (da coast)Posts: 4,222 Captain
    i've rode in the back seat of an f-4 several times...
    i knew the pilots and their mission was to make me barf...
    didn't work...
    but man, it was fun...never occured to me to bring a camera though....

    i'd love to be the fotog for the 'birds...
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    The Real White Dog

    if you can't catch a fish...catch a buzz....
    #12976, joined 8-17-2002
  • ChuckcChuckc Senior Member Posts: 4,397 Captain
    That guy has captured some absolutely awesome shots.
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