Plane, But Not Simple


THERE ARE 47 SPEEDLIGHTS of varying types around this aircraft.

“Why?” you might ask. I could wax eloquently about the challenge of it, and the unique problems it posed, and the learning curve, and how after you face a huge problem like this it makes other types of assignments that might have terrified you in the past seem like child’s play. All of that hoo-hah would be true, actually, in degrees.

But, to be perfectly candid, I’m a freelance photographer, and I was offered money to do it, so I said yes. And that’s fine. I’ve been a freelancer for the better part of the last 30 years, and the constant challenge ...

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