The Air Force Thunderbirds by Joe Elliott

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This is a photo of The Air Force Thunderbirds performing their “Mirror Image” manuver during an air show at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base near Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Canon EOS-40D with a Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L zoom lens, handheld.

Manual Mode, 1/1250th second at f/5.6, ISO 200


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  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerabout 3 years ago

    Excellent capture of the mirror Image manouvre Joe. – Ted

  • Thank You Edward !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • BarbL
    BarbLabout 3 years ago

    Wow! What a cool shot! Great capture!

  • Thank You very much BarbL !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanabout 3 years ago

    Joe, you never cease to amaze me with your great photographs… this is exceptional!!! I hope the pilots were thinking about what they were doing, and not smiling for the camera… hahaha…. this is really a fabulous shot!

  • Thank You for your very kind words Barbara !! I do appreciate them !! Photography is my passion, so I try to do my best by putting my heart and soul into each frame.

    – Joe Elliott

  • BigD
    BigDabout 3 years ago

  • Thank You very much BigD !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Delfino
    Delfinoabout 3 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Thank You Delfino !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • fotopro
    fotoproabout 3 years ago

    You have made a nice job of this Joe, well done.

  • Thank You for your kind words fotopro !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • LJ_©BlaKbird Photography
    LJ_©BlaKbird P...about 3 years ago

    Great shot!.. sure fire Fav! :-)

  • Thank You LJ !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 3 years ago

  • Thanks very much !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Dan MacKenzie
    Dan MacKenzieabout 2 years ago

    Beautifully captured Joe!

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