Category Archives: Stearman

The Vintage Shot

It’s always a pretty cool opportunity when you can photograph vintage aircraft on grass strips. The Stearman (as shown in the picture above) was used as a training aircraft between 1930 and 1940. They were often flown out of grass … Continue reading

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The Aircraft That Started the Addiction

My photography experience began photographing birds, but has now switched mainly to aircraft. The aircraft that sparked my addiction for vintage and high performance aircraft, is this Boeing E75 Stearman hangared at Danbury Airport. The first time I ever saw … Continue reading

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A Different View

I basically held the shutter down for the whole flight, in an attempt to capture every light and aircraft angle. As we entered a sharp bank, I composed the shot to include our right wing as well as the second … Continue reading

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Air2Air

The shot in the previous post is what I was looking out to as we came onto our final approach. I was flying in the yellow Stearman, photographing this red Stearman as we did formation passes over the airport. It … Continue reading

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Photographing the Planes

I was at the airport to do a photo shoot for this pilot of his plane. This was my favorite shot, beside the “main event” that came later. You’ll have to wait until the next blog post to see that … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t Resist….

…. Posting some more shots of this beautiful plane. There is a shot at every angle!

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Timing is Everything

As we were driving past the airport today, I noticed the Stearman, as well as the AT-6 Texan were sitting outside of their hangar. We drove into the parking lot and were invited onto the tarmac by the pilot of … Continue reading

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The Unexpected

On the day of the Danbury Airport fireworks (July 1st), my family and I went to a friends house to view the fireworks. As fate had it, an old warbird was taxiing down the runway as we drove down the … Continue reading

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