Desert Wings

© Jeff Robinson

Desert Wings

Alan L. Borror August 09, 2010

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

Paul E. Earl August 09, 2010

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

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 09, 2010

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 August 09, 2010

Ditto Alan's comment on both fronts, wonderful capture

Happy Shooting
Jack #8814889

Barbara Mason level-classic August 09, 2010

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 August 09, 2010

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 level-classic August 09, 2010

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

Lorraine A. Cook August 09, 2010

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 level-classic August 09, 2010

Fantastic capture!! #8814965

John Rivera level-deluxe August 09, 2010

Great Image Jeff! #8815021

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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 level-deluxe August 09, 2010

Wonderful image, Jeff and touching story! #8815069

Ken Smith level-classic August 09, 2010

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

Jyri Vissak August 09, 2010

Great shot! Well done. #8815089

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 09, 2010

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

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 09, 2010

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

Jack Ryan August 09, 2010

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

Ken Jarvis August 09, 2010

Amazing capture, Jeff! #8815196

Tiia Vissak August 09, 2010

a cool capture! #8815229

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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

Monnie Ryan August 09, 2010

Oh my -- just fabulous, Jeff! #8815349

Julie Burnett August 09, 2010

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

Ron McEwan August 09, 2010

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 level-classic August 09, 2010

Excellent work, Jeff! #8815412

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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

Douglas Pignet August 09, 2010

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

Patricia A. Stalter August 09, 2010

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 August 09, 2010

Awesome capture, Jeff! #8815683

Gary Enloe August 09, 2010

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

Marty Straub August 09, 2010

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

Mike Clime August 09, 2010

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

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic August 09, 2010

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 level-classic August 09, 2010

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

Kate Jackson level-classic August 09, 2010

Incredible image Jeff! What an amazing experience! #8816062

Rony Sagy August 09, 2010

Fantastic image, Jeff. #8816165

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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 August 09, 2010

Fantastic image, Jeff. #8816169

Ann Coates level-classic August 09, 2010

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

Jeana Clark August 09, 2010


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

~J~ #8816293

Tammy Espino August 09, 2010

Wonderful capture~ :) #8816355

Steve M. Harrington August 09, 2010

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

Carol L. Fowler August 09, 2010

Wonderful tribute and unique perspective! #8816479

frank w. degenhardt level-classic August 09, 2010

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 August 09, 2010

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

Bill Houghton August 09, 2010

Great shot Jeff. Nice job. Bill #8816547

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 09, 2010

How cool is this Jeff! Wonderful capture! #8816625

Nancy J. Locke August 09, 2010

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

Blessings, Nancy J Locke #8816737

Carol Eade level-addict August 09, 2010

Such a beautiful tribute and image, Jeff! #8816766

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe August 09, 2010

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

William C. Raco level-addict August 09, 2010

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

Sam Britt August 09, 2010

Terrific flight capture, Jeff. #8816885

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 09, 2010

Terrific pov and capture, Jeff! #8816940

Evy Johansen level-classic August 09, 2010

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

Tommy E. Burgess August 09, 2010

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

Dick W. Wyatt August 10, 2010

I agree with everyone !
Breathtaking ! #8817142

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 10, 2010

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #8817251

David M. Montero August 10, 2010

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 level-classic August 10, 2010

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

John Connolly August 10, 2010

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 10, 2010

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 August 10, 2010

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

Brett Dolsen August 11, 2010

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 11, 2010

Thank You Renata and Brett! Jeff #8819564

Graeme yew Chow August 11, 2010

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

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe August 11, 2010

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 11, 2010

Thank You Graeme and Jim! Jeff #8821185

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 11, 2010

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

Rona L. Schwarz August 11, 2010

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 level-deluxe August 12, 2010

Thank You Gail and Rona! Jeff #8821962

Kathy Cline level-classic August 12, 2010

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 12, 2010

Thank You Kathy! Jeff #8823493

Toni Riggs August 14, 2010

Fantastic capture! #8829844

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 15, 2010

Thank You Toni! Jeff #8835376

Stephen Zacker August 15, 2010

Fantastic shot Jeff. I am also Very envious #8837043

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 15, 2010

Thanks Stephen! Jeff #8837239

Jim Baines August 17, 2010

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 17, 2010

Thank You Jim!! Jeff #8844278

Songbird Cline level-classic August 28, 2010

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 29, 2010

Thank You Songbird! Jeff #8868356

Bill Johnson level-deluxe January 18, 2011

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

Tammy Espino January 18, 2011

Congrats on your great finalist! :) #9171887

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic January 18, 2011

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

Ann Coates level-classic January 19, 2011

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Jeff. #9172848

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 19, 2011

Awesome capture, Jeff!

Congrats on another outstanding finalist!
Debby #9173302

Robert R. Goodman level-addict January 19, 2011

A big Congratulations,Jeff!!! #9173778

Ken Smith level-classic January 19, 2011

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

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 19, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS!!! #9174497

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 19, 2011

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

Cathy Barrows January 19, 2011

Congrats on your finalist...lucky you #9174518

Mary Timman January 19, 2011

Congratulations again Jeff! #9174665

Susan D. Royce level-classic January 19, 2011

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

Ron McEwan January 19, 2011

Congratulations Jeff WTG #9176962

ALLEN O. HOWARD January 19, 2011

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

Rona L. Schwarz January 19, 2011

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

Phyllis H. Burchett January 19, 2011

Congrats on this fantastic finalist Jeff! #9178082

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 19, 2011

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

Raymond Pauly level-classic January 19, 2011

Fantastic capture, Jeff! Congratulations! #9178982

Nadia Paul January 20, 2011

Awesome capture Jeff - congrats! #9179128

Merna L. Nobile January 20, 2011

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

Debra R. Harder January 20, 2011

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

Kim Andelkovic January 21, 2011

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

Nancy (Peaches) Harker January 21, 2011

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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 level-deluxe January 23, 2011

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #9187082

Mike F. Anderson level-classic May 17, 2012

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 18, 2012

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

Rudi Reiner level-classic December 25, 2012

What a cool shot! #10478873

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 26, 2012

Thanks Rudi! Jeff #10478966

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Description


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 August 09, 2010


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