Based on the raw picture, I definitely had to do something with it; something interesting on it prevent me to trash it. I then decided to adjust it using actual combat/action movie style.
This picture is not so sharp, but I decided to save it from the trash because of the aesthetic of reflections. About adjustments, it's simple, I sightly reinforce blacks and enhanced the afterburner effect; I've also removed a bird in front of the aircraft, not enough visible and interesting to be kept.
This picture is probably my favorite from all my Bourget Airshow 2011 shots. With such a size and some low level pass, it just takes the light in an amazing way. This photo haven't been cropped and I've chosen deliberately to shot heavily zoomed (400mm — equiv. 640mm on the 7D). In fact, things was […]
Second and last day for Axalp (public opened). Those two F/A-18C Hornet are opening the show with a fast and low level pass launching decoy flares. Action ends in a fraction and the first day, surprised by them, I've not been able to take one shot with an aircraft on the frame, only “traces” ^^ […]
Seconds after taking-off, 2010 Air Show - Aéroclub de Coulommiers et de la Brie.
A “so so” shot looking at this classical aircraft vision, but I found the sky pretty amazing and surreal.