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January 1 2013

Featured – Amateur Photographers’ Association – December 28 2012

Mike Wiskus’ passion for aviation started when he was very young. Mike’s Dad took him to his first air show at their hometown in Iowa at the age of 10. He rode his bike to the airport for two weeks straight and bugged the owner for a job washing airplanes and cleaning hangars just to be around airplanes. He traded his work for flying lessons and received his Pilot’s License on his 17th birthday.Thirty two years later, Mike has accumulated more than 24,000 flight hours and has qualified in more than 40 aircraft. Besides flying for Corporate America Mike also owns and operates a high quality aircraft maintenance and refurbishing facility in the Minneapolis area called West Metro Aviation. His real passion though is strapping himself in to one of the highest performance air show aircraft in the world. The Lucas Oil Pitts show plane.

Having just bought my D300s camera this is the day I really fell in love with my Nikon, my first time photographing an air show and the results were superb.

Nikon D300s
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Zoom Lens

Taken: Waterloo Air Show – June 2011


aviation, airplanes, air show


  • Rosemary Sobiera
    Rosemary Sobieraover 1 year ago

    Great capture, Julie! Exceptional clarity at a high speed! Well done! :)

  • Thank you Rosemary, another fun day in the skies…Jules

    – jules572

  • CRose
    CRoseover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on your well-deserved Feature!
    Your Hosts: CRose & Deb 12-28-12

  • Thank you CRose and Deb for this honor, much appreciated…Jules

    – jules572

  • Vitta
    Vittaover 1 year ago

    Great work!!!

  • Thank you for your favour…Jules

    – jules572

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...over 1 year ago

    fantastic shot jules

  • Thank you Dave for the favour, I’m already planning for the 2013 airshow event, a chance to work my new toy…Jules

    – jules572

  • cindy50
    cindy50over 1 year ago

    Great work! – click on banner to view your work in the group

  • Great way to start the New Year off. Thank you Jacqui, much appreciated…Jules

    – jules572

  • cindy50
    cindy50over 1 year ago

    Well done! – click here to view your work in the challenge

  • Thank you Jacqui, it was a great challenge with so many outstanding entries…Jules

    – jules572

  • Tracy Friesen
    Tracy Friesenover 1 year ago

    Great capture, really well done!

  • Thank you Tracy…Jules

    – jules572

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 1 year ago

    Exceptional Photography!

    February 7, 2013 – It’s All About the Red!

  • Thank you Dee for your feature and favour, the weather was perfect (blue sky and fluffy clouds). …Jules

    – jules572

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...5 months ago

    This would be a great entry in our The Subject is Red but Not a Flower Challenge HERE

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