A 1944 model of the P-51 Mustang as photographed at the Page Field Aviation Day, 2011, in Ft. Myers, Florida.

Posted in honor of, and inspired by Veteran’s Day, 2011.

Canon 5D MK II, Tamron 28-300 VC Lens @28mm, 400ISO, 3 exposures, handheld Auto-exposure bracketed, edited in Photomatix and Aperture

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  • Jason Read-Jones
    Jason Read-Jonesalmost 3 years ago

    great shot, its good to see the older planes are still around.

  • Jason- these and other older planes are featured at air shows all the time… quite a following of vintage aircraft owners around the world. You may want to check if your local air field has events like the one this plane was visiting. And, please take a look at my “Aircraft” portfolio, by clicking on the word “Aircraft” to the right of these comments! Thanks!

    – njordphoto

  • William Bullimore
    William Bullimorealmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic image. Masterful composition and processing.

  • Thank you William!

    – njordphoto

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfalmost 3 years ago

  • Wow! Thanks so much for the feature!

    – njordphoto

  • Steve Mezardjian
    Steve Mezardjianalmost 3 years ago

    What a spectacular composition! The cloud cover (in typical Florida fashion) really conveys an epic backdrop fit for such a thoroughbred WWII hero such as the P51. An instant fave for me!

  • bazcelt
    bazceltalmost 3 years ago

    awesome capture!

  • THank you bazcelt!

    – njordphoto

  • plan9
    plan9almost 3 years ago

    beautiful! a signature HDR shot!

  • Thanks peter!

    – njordphoto

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 3 years ago

    Excellent Image. Welcome to the Warbirds Group. – Ted

  • Thanks, Ted … I don’t get too many opportunities to shoot pictures of these wonderful old aircraft… but whenever I do, I’ll make certain to submit them to the group!

    – njordphoto

  • DanCarson
    DanCarsonalmost 3 years ago

  • Dan… thank you so much!!!

    – njordphoto

  • peaky40
    peaky40almost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work njord

  • Delfino
    Delfinoalmost 3 years ago

    Great plane in front of this dramatic sky, the clouds add definitely to the scene!

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