AirVenture 2013 Photo Gallery #3

Can't make it to AirVenture this year? Photo galleries of the people, products, and planes that make Oshkosh a pilot's paradise will pepper our coverage throughout the week, courtesy of eagle-eyed aviation photographer Mariano Rosales.

Of today's gallery, Mariano writes:

I had the privilage to ride along with the veteran aviation photo team of photographer Jim Koepnick and photo pilot Bruce Moore during one of their air-to-air photo flights. Their photo plane for this mission was a Beech Bonanza, and Jim was sitting in the back shooting through the open windows. Although Jim is holding the camera, he relies on Bruce to position the subject airplane correctly and to line up the proper lighting angles and backgrounds. Bruce also thoroughly briefs each pilot before the photo flight to explain the mission and go over the procedures. The duo has been flying for years and they fly each mission to perfection.

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