Posted on Nov.29, 2008, under Michigan

(Olympus E-500, 14-54mm at 14mm (2x crop factor), ISO 100, exposure 1/90 sec @ f/8.0)

This shot of a P-51 Mustang was taken at the 2007 Thunder Over Michigan Air Show held at Willow Run Airport near Ypsilanti, Michigan. Each year the Yankee Air Museum hosts an air show featuring various military aircraft as a fund raiser for their museum. In 2007 the show featured B-25 bombers and the headline act was the Blue Angels.

This image was created from a color digital image and converted to black & white using Photoshop. A platinum tone curve was used to give the image a bit of tint. More processing details here. For a quick comparison, here is the original image:

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Image and text Copyright © 2007, 2008 James W. Howe – All rights reserved

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