This shot was taken during a mock battle at the 2011 Avalon International Airshow.
The battle involved Australian Troops, 4 x F/A 18 Hornets, and one Black Hawk helicopter.
The black hawk in this shot, had just taken off after picking up ground troops, they turned and faced me, in the background is all the smoke from the battle, and you can see two Hornets after they had just finished a strafing run along the runway.
100-400mm lens @ 400mm
PS4 – Contrast, colour saturation – the rest of the photo is as shot, no cropping.
Please note: before anyone metions it, I was shooting on AV and at 7.1 it was giving me good exposures for the fast jets, i didnt think to change it when I seen the Black Hawk, I had a fast shutter speed, so hence the freezing of the main rotor.