Desert Wings

© Jeff Robinson

Desert Wings

Alan L. Borror 8/9/2010 3:25:26 AM

What a fantastic in flight image, Jeff! A great tribute to fallen heroes. #1296279

Paul E. Earl 8/9/2010 3:31:16 AM

WOW! That must have been fantastic! A terrific capture. Love it! #8814841

Gord MacEachern 8/9/2010 3:33:39 AM

Wow, this is so good Jeff, very well done!! #8814847

Tammy M. Anderson 8/9/2010 3:39:31 AM

Wonderful pov and clarity, Jeff. This must had been a great experience. #8814857

Gail Sullivan 8/9/2010 3:46:02 AM

What an amazing photograph...I like the wing in the lower left and the desert colors make a fantastic background...great work, Jeff! #8814863

Jack Gaskin 8/9/2010 3:59:29 AM

Ditto Alan's comment on both fronts, wonderful capture

Happy Shooting
Jack #8814889

Barbara Mason 8/9/2010 4:12:23 AM

A majestic image Jeff - I too like the way you have included the wing tip in the lower left corner, I probably would have been tempted to crop it out, it works perfectly. #8814929

Michelle Alton 8/9/2010 4:15:12 AM

An absolutely awe-inspiring image, Jeff. You just can't beat something like this...unless, of course, you're flying alongside! #8814938

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 8/9/2010 4:16:57 AM

Wow amazing image Jeff. So special and well done. Will see this again am sure.
JP #8814944

Lorraine A. Cook 8/9/2010 4:17:52 AM

Hubby is a VietNam vet..

I wear a POW-MIA bracelet. The original bracelet is 'retired' as it became very fragile from years of wear. I had a new bracelet (stainless steel) made. The name on my bracelet..."Capt" Martin R. Scott. His remains were never recovered.

A 'moving' tribute, Jeff!! #8814949

Janet McNeil 8/9/2010 4:22:30 AM

Fantastic capture!! #8814965

John Rivera 8/9/2010 4:39:39 AM

Great Image Jeff! #8815021

R. J. Laudenbacher 8/9/2010 4:44:09 AM

Wow Jeff what a thrill this must have been and such a special moment. Your capture of it to preserve it in time is priceless. #8815039

Marilyn Cornwell 8/9/2010 4:52:35 AM

Wonderful image, Jeff and touching story! #8815069

Ken Smith 8/9/2010 4:53:55 AM

Lucky you, Jeff! You did this photo justice...excellent work! #8815076

Jyri Vissak 8/9/2010 4:56:30 AM

Great shot! Well done. #8815089

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/9/2010 4:59:45 AM

Drop jaw magnificent, Jeff! And a spectacular tribute! #8815100

Robert R. Goodman 8/9/2010 5:31:53 AM

Hi Jeff,That is awesome capture.Excellent detail and lighting!!! #8815191

Jack Ryan 8/9/2010 5:31:59 AM

What a spectacular POV and comp...excellent color and detail...great work, Jeff. #8815192

Ken Jarvis 8/9/2010 5:33:27 AM

Amazing capture, Jeff! #8815196

Tiia Vissak 8/9/2010 5:47:46 AM

a cool capture! #8815229

Linda D. Lester 8/9/2010 6:03:57 AM

I was hoping you were going to say you were in one....:)
Awesome capture!! #8815284

Karen Celella 8/9/2010 6:08:56 AM

Fantastic image capturing the thrill and excitment of those jets, Jeff! What a lucky guy you are! #8815300

Monnie Ryan 8/9/2010 6:20:54 AM

Oh my -- just fabulous, Jeff! #8815349

Julie Burnett 8/9/2010 6:21:49 AM

Awesome shot, and WOW, what a thrill that would be, Jeff!! #8815353

Ron McEwan 8/9/2010 6:24:21 AM

Great shooting here Jeff. I just read your bio, thanks for your service. I am a retired grunt myself. You have had more opportunities to shoot good subjects than I have LOL. #8815361

Terry Cervi 8/9/2010 6:48:17 AM

Excellent work, Jeff! #8815412

Ann H. Belus 8/9/2010 7:19:14 AM

Excellent...super fantastic! Wow! Great job and what a terrific experience! #8815453

Douglas Pignet 8/9/2010 7:34:26 AM

Simply a wonderful capture with great pov,comp & colors. Well done Jeff #8815489

Patricia A. Stalter 8/9/2010 8:14:08 AM

For me the "barf" bag would have been well used, I'm sure. Looking at your gallery this morning shows me that you just continue to get mo better! #8815579

Margaret R. Barry 8/9/2010 8:56:13 AM

Awesome capture, Jeff! #8815683

Gary Enloe 8/9/2010 9:16:31 AM

Awesome capture Jeff. How cool to be in one of these and able to take photos. #8815729

Marty Straub 8/9/2010 9:39:26 AM

Oh, what a special treat this photo is, Jeff. Thanks for sharing. How thrilling, and you managed some amazing detail. #8815767

Mike Clime 8/9/2010 10:47:56 AM

Really cool capture! That must be loads of fun! #8815891

Linda L. Ruiz 8/9/2010 12:15:10 PM

I am so jealous! That looks like so much fun. Excellent clarity. I think you are flying over my house. Palmdale is pretty close. #8816033

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 8/9/2010 12:30:01 PM

Fantastic capture Jeff!, well done!,
Amalia #8816046

Kate Jackson 8/9/2010 12:40:43 PM

Incredible image Jeff! What an amazing experience! #8816062

Rony Sagy 8/9/2010 1:46:57 PM

Fantastic image, Jeff. #8816165

Emile Abbott 8/9/2010 1:48:07 PM

I always love your Air Force work and capture of our fighting aircraft. You were an inspiration to me in this endeavor, Jeff. Great image even if an older one. #8816167

Rony Sagy 8/9/2010 1:48:28 PM

Fantastic image, Jeff. #8816169

Ann Coates 8/9/2010 1:57:11 PM

Wow, what a thrill to be able to do that. No wonder you can get these amazing shots. #8816201

Jeana Clark 8/9/2010 2:48:11 PM


WHEW!!!
I wanna do that!!!
What a view!!!
Fabulous capture of such a thrilling adventure Jeff!!!!

~J~ #8816293

Tammy Espino 8/9/2010 3:16:16 PM

Wonderful capture~ :) #8816355

Steve M. Harrington 8/9/2010 4:10:22 PM

What a thrill this must have been! A fine image, Jeff.
Steve #8816453

Carol L. Fowler 8/9/2010 4:22:18 PM

Wonderful tribute and unique perspective! #8816479

frank w. degenhardt 8/9/2010 4:37:47 PM

Jeff- The story was touching, very emotional. The picture is simply amazing as you had that birds eye view right out your windown. I am so impressed with the quality of your photography and this gorgeous look of the planes. Love the look of the ground. Beuatiful colors and incredible sharpness.
Have a great day my friend, enjoy. #8816521

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/9/2010 4:42:55 PM

Magnificent, Jeff! Beautiful! :-) k #8816538

Bill Houghton 8/9/2010 4:49:54 PM

Great shot Jeff. Nice job. Bill #8816547

Claudia Kuhn 8/9/2010 5:29:43 PM

How cool is this Jeff! Wonderful capture! #8816625

Nancy J. Locke 8/9/2010 6:05:04 PM

AMAZING Moment in Time capture, Jeff!!! Poignant and beautiful. Hubby loves it too.

Blessings, Nancy J Locke #8816737

Carol Eade 8/9/2010 6:15:57 PM

Such a beautiful tribute and image, Jeff! #8816766

Randy D. Dinkins 8/9/2010 6:34:16 PM

Great shot and tribute. It was my boyhood dream, to fly in one of these, never happened.... #8816811

William C. Raco 8/9/2010 6:38:11 PM

Simply awesome photo, Jeff
Very fine detail, focus and exposure
I love your military tributes and images. #8816823

Sam Britt 8/9/2010 7:01:48 PM

Terrific flight capture, Jeff. #8816885

Barbara Waldoch 8/9/2010 8:04:00 PM

Terrific pov and capture, Jeff! #8816940

Evy Johansen 8/9/2010 8:21:42 PM

What a capture!! Great shot, Jeff!! #8816963

Tommy E. Burgess 8/9/2010 9:22:56 PM

Outstanding capture with a fantastic pov and composition Jeff!! #8817033

Dick W. Wyatt 8/10/2010 12:45:39 AM

I agree with everyone !
Breathtaking ! #8817142

Jeff Robinson 8/10/2010 2:57:10 AM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #8817251

Douglas Perry 8/10/2010 3:22:02 AM

Nicely done. And to the missing vet - Welcome Home. #8817292

David M. Montero 8/10/2010 8:30:49 AM

How did you score a ride? It must have been a thrill and honor to ride along on this tribute. Outstanding shot Jeff!!! #8818070

Nancy L. Green 8/10/2010 1:37:04 PM

WONDERFUL image and moving story Jeff, BEAUTIFULLY done!! <>< #8818386

John Connolly 8/10/2010 1:52:49 PM

What a wonderful image Jeff! Only a select few manage to capture an image like this! Well done! #8818419

Jeff Robinson 8/10/2010 4:40:01 PM

Thank You!

Dave - Being in Flight Test while on Active Duty with the US Air Force I flew in a lot of different aircraft over the years. This being a Missing Man Formation mission made this one very special! It was a thrill every time that I "Strapped In" - I miss those days! Jeff #8818716

Renata Gusciora 8/10/2010 4:47:39 PM

Super capture,Jeff!Fabulous lighting,clarity and details! #8818732

Brett Dolsen 8/11/2010 1:50:07 AM

Awesome storytelling image and once again an incredible POV Jeff!Great work and thanks for sharing! #8819505

Jeff Robinson 8/11/2010 2:49:09 AM

Thank You Renata and Brett! Jeff #8819564

Graeme yew Chow 8/11/2010 5:03:12 AM

Incredible angle of perpective that you have, Jeff. Should see this again. #8819849

Jim Kinnunen 8/11/2010 9:51:48 AM

Wow! This is an amazing image, Jeff!!! #8820499

Jeff Robinson 8/11/2010 4:25:53 PM

Thank You Graeme and Jim! Jeff #8821185

Gail Vitikacs 8/11/2010 7:10:50 PM

Terrific capture Jeff...a real wowser! #8821528

Rona L. Schwarz 8/11/2010 9:48:54 PM

WOW and more WOW!! Agree with everything said - this is too amazing for words! Extraordinary capture and a very moving tribute. It must be thrilling - I can understand why you miss it! I'm sure we'll see this again! #8821742

Jeff Robinson 8/12/2010 2:59:08 AM

Thank You Gail and Rona! Jeff #8821962

Kathy Cline 8/12/2010 11:30:40 AM

What a killer shot Jeff.
I hope it wins an award!! GOD BLESS #8822990

Jeff Robinson 8/12/2010 4:33:41 PM

Thank You Kathy! Jeff #8823493

Toni Riggs 8/14/2010 1:50:25 AM

Fantastic capture! #8829844

Jeff Robinson 8/15/2010 5:51:13 AM

Thank You Toni! Jeff #8835376

Stephen Zacker 8/15/2010 2:40:29 PM

Fantastic shot Jeff. I am also Very envious #8837043

Jeff Robinson 8/15/2010 3:52:22 PM

Thanks Stephen! Jeff #8837239

Jim Baines 8/17/2010 3:32:41 AM

Man, I love this one, Jeff! Superb shot and surely fun to be a part of! #8842265

Jeff Robinson 8/17/2010 4:37:13 PM

Thank You Jim!! Jeff #8844278

Songbird Cline 8/28/2010 10:16:55 AM

wow, awesome photo! and I deeply thank you for supporting our country! #8867116

Jeff Robinson 8/29/2010 3:37:31 AM

Thank You Songbird! Jeff #8868356

Bill Johnson 1/18/2011 8:22:56 PM

Jeff, Congrats on this Action Finalist too. Good Luck. #9171448

Tammy Espino 1/18/2011 9:09:35 PM

Congrats on your great finalist! :) #9171887

Marilyn K. Lincecum 1/18/2011 10:49:06 PM

Fantastic view...Congratulations on a job well done. #9172439

Ann Coates 1/19/2011 1:03:28 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Jeff. #9172848

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/19/2011 4:19:13 AM

Awesome capture, Jeff!

Congrats on another outstanding finalist!
Debby #9173302

Robert R. Goodman 1/19/2011 5:25:35 AM

A big Congratulations,Jeff!!! #9173778

Ken Smith 1/19/2011 6:17:02 AM

You're on a roll..congrats again, Jeff! #9174180

Stefania Barbier 1/19/2011 6:46:02 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!! #9174497

Emile Abbott 1/19/2011 6:46:07 AM

Huge congrats yet again Jeff on a wonderful in flight finalist. #9174498

Cathy Barrows 1/19/2011 6:48:26 AM

Congrats on your finalist...lucky you #9174518

Mary Timman 1/19/2011 7:10:22 AM

Congratulations again Jeff! #9174665

Susan D. Royce 1/19/2011 3:23:55 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Ditto to everyone who said "I want to do that"! #9176856

Ron McEwan 1/19/2011 3:43:01 PM

Congratulations Jeff WTG #9176962

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/19/2011 4:59:35 PM

Awesome Jeff! And you did a great job from film. Congratulations., Allen #9177394

Rona L. Schwarz 1/19/2011 5:43:14 PM

An absolutely fantastic Finalist, Jeff! MANY CONGRATULATIONS and Good luck in the next round! #9177628

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/19/2011 7:01:01 PM

Congrats on this fantastic finalist Jeff! #9178082

Nancy L. Green 1/19/2011 9:09:21 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Jeff, WTG!!! <>< #9178707

Raymond Pauly 1/19/2011 11:00:03 PM

Fantastic capture, Jeff! Congratulations! #9178982

Nadia Paul 1/20/2011 12:15:26 AM

Awesome capture Jeff - congrats! #9179128

Merna L. Nobile 1/20/2011 11:29:39 AM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9180688

Debra R. Harder 1/20/2011 12:59:41 PM

Great action capture, Jeff!! Magnificent details, clarity, color and comp. Huge congrats on another brilliant finalist! Deb #9180904

Kim Andelkovic 1/21/2011 4:22:25 PM

Wow outstanding finalist......lucky you what a fantastic ride that must have been :-) #9184104

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/21/2011 7:50:16 PM

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WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!

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Jeff Robinson 1/23/2011 10:44:57 AM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #9187082

Mike F. Anderson 5/17/2012 6:28:06 PM

Wow - you couldn't ask for a better position to shoot this one. Great POV and composition, Jeff! #10140716

Jeff Robinson 5/18/2012 2:35:03 PM

Thank You Mike - It was a lot of fun! Jeff #10141579

Rudi Reiner 12/25/2012 11:43:17 PM

What a cool shot! #10478873

Jeff Robinson 12/26/2012 3:19:43 AM

Thanks Rudi! Jeff #10478966

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I was flying backseat of the lead aircraft, a T-38A, over the Mojave Desert while performing a "Missing Man" formation. The ceremony was in honor of fallen servicemen from the Vietnam era who remains had recently been repatriated to the US. (EoD) This is an older image that I recently re-worked.



Exif: Model: Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 5000 ED

Uploaded on 8/9/2010 3:23:11 AM

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Camera: Pentax K1000 35mm SLR Camera


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