I took in the Fort Worth air show not too long ago and snapped oh….. a few thousand images! I thought this one turned out rather nicely and I hope you do to!!
The fabulous T-birds
~ by Derrick Birdsall on November 7, 2012.
Posted in Aircraft, DFW, photography Tags: air show, F-16, photography, Thunderbirds, USAF
Great pic!We went to an airshow in the UK some time in summer and although I was initially kinda dreading it I got totally into it and absolutely fell in love with our Red Arrows, what a bunch of amazing, brave pilots! They flew a heart shape in the sky in memory of one of their lost pilots and the entire show was breathtaking, exhilarating and truly enjoyable. Looking at your pic I would imagine you felt the same about your USAF?
MrsBoardwell said this on November 8, 2012 at 1:27 am | Reply
Indeed!! They are a lot of fun to watch!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 8, 2012 at 7:51 am | Reply
Great shot of that pair of “mirrored” T-Birds. Curious, what was your setup for this shot?
The Palladian Traveler said this on November 8, 2012 at 4:56 am | Reply
5dMkiii and a 70-200 f/4 lens.
Thanks for stopping by!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 8, 2012 at 7:52 am | Reply
Wow, that’s close. Impressive!
Journey Photographic said this on November 8, 2012 at 4:57 am | Reply
They are studs!!!
Now that’s guts (I can’t even walk and chew gum at the same time).
Awesome shot, Mr. B! :)
spilledinkguy said this on November 8, 2012 at 11:26 am | Reply
You and me both, those guys are awesome!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 8, 2012 at 10:41 pm | Reply
Love it! Great image!
God Bless You, Derrick!
Lady Deidre said this on November 8, 2012 at 10:35 pm | Reply
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 8, 2012 at 10:42 pm | Reply
wow! brilliant shot!
ristinw said this on November 9, 2012 at 1:20 am | Reply
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 12, 2012 at 10:44 am | Reply
[…] Topsy Turvy – a pair of fast-moving jets perform a maneuver and Derrick Birdsall comes away with a great picture of the action. The top jet is flying upside down directly above the plane flying below it in very close formation, and Derrick’s dramatic scene does a great job of bringing the action to the viewer. […]
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Mike Criswell said this on November 16, 2012 at 5:43 pm | Reply
Thank you mike!
Derrick Birdsall said this on November 18, 2012 at 10:44 am | Reply
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