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Tamara Pruessner
Lives in Arizona


Take Me Higher

Like yesterday's photo, I wish I was closer for this one.  If there is a next time, I will be sure to rent a super long telephoto lens so that I can capture the take offs much closer.

Still, I think this one is one of the cooler images, with the engine heat rippling the mountains like that. 

#F16   #F16fighterjet   #fighterjet   #Arizona   #aircraft   #airplane  

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Still sweet!!
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Handle This

Week 26
I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. - Marilyn Monroe

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I like :)
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Taking Off

It seems that a lot of people would like to see more of these so I will continue posting them every morning.  I hope you all enjoy them!!

I had to take this one (and yesterday's) from a moving truck since I wasn't at the end of the runway yet.  It was very challenging, to say the least, but SO worth it!

#throughtamseyes   #f16   #f16fighterjet   #fighterjet   #plane  
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Did I happen to mention that I am jealous of you for the taken-by-you-wisely opportunity to photograph these aircraft? That being said (again?), from the critical photographer's pov, be it either great luck or great composition, good capture and post! Thank you for sharing.
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A Beautiful Lie

Week 27
Inspired by 30 Seconds To Mars - A Beautiful Lie. (the video was totally unexpected and not what I pictured when I first heard this song...)
The lyrics -
It's time to forget about the past
To wash away what happened last
Hide behind an empty face
Don't ask too much the same
'Cause this is just a game
It's a beautiful lie
It's a perfect denial
Such a beautiful lie to believe in
So beautiful, beautiful lie makes me
Lie, beautiful, oh
Everyone's looking at me
I'm running 'round in circles
Plagued with a quiet desperation's building higher
I've got to remember this is just a game
So beautiful, beautiful
It's a beautiful lie
So beautiful, beautiful
It's a beautiful lie

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Gorgeous +Tamara Pruessner 
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Heading Out

I was given the opportunity of a lifetime yesterday.  I was allowed on base to shoot the F-16s as they took to the air for night flights.  It was absolutely, positively AMAZING.  I had a photo pass that gave me the ability to shoot these amazing machines as they took off just after sunset.  

Let me tell you, there is nothing like FEELING an F-16 take off 200 yards or so in front of you.  I can't even being to imagine the adrenaline rush if you are the pilot!! 

This was a dream come true and I am still in awe this morning!  This shot is the first of quite a few I was able to take and am still going through to pick my favorites.

#aircraft   #F16   #throughtamseyes  
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So awesome!!
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Week 28
There was a little girl
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There was a little girl,
Who had a little curl,
Right in the middle of her forehead.
When she was good,
She was very good indeed,
But when she was bad she was horrid.

Just had to  #slapona50  for this shot ( #slaponafifty ) last night... the weekend was so full that I didn't have a chance for anything else.

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Ohh Ohh, I like this!!
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Have her in circles
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Taking To The Skies

I wish I had been at the other end of the runway for some of these shots, since I was at my full 270 length.  If I had just been closer....  :D  

I still love this shot and the one I captured right after it though.  The mountains and the sky certainly were beautiful with that fighter jet taking off.

#f16   #f16fighterjet   #aircraft   #airplane   #fighterjet  

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So today, I am sharing the same photo, processed as color and as black and white.  I took this one at 140 mm with an ISO of 3200.  

I know which one I prefer - but I won't say until later today in the comments of this post.  I don't want to influence anyone either way.  

So, which one of these do you prefer?  Why is that?

#f16   #f16fighterjet   #aircraft   #airplane   #Arizona   #throughtamseyes  
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Even just working on the F-15s was an adrenaline rush. Going to war with them I had not a worry in the world. Simply put for the civilians, if you are going to war, take the best so as to win. The F-15s are beautiful machines. I hope the following inspires your photography even more.

F 15 Eagle 2013 Raytheon, U.S. F-15 pilots with GoPro cameras

Note: I was station at Kadena AB on Okinawa for six years. I recognized at least one of the tail numbers.
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Hang Loose

Another F-16 shot, this one with someone giving me a great sign!  I have another one of these two taking off and he still gives me "hang loose".  LOL!! 

Let me know if you all are enjoying seeing these F-16 photos.  I still have a bunch more to share.

#f16   #f16fighterjet   #fighterjet   #Arizona  
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Sweet image!
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Follow Me

Another shot of the F-16s that I was given the incredible opportunity to shoot.  I have quite a few and will be sharing them over the next few weeks.  It was sooooo amazing/incredible/FUN/interesting learning about these machines and watching them take flight.

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For me this one is my favorite, I've always had a soft spot for aircraft after attending an aviation university.
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Don't have a lot to say... waiting for the monsoon storms to start up so I can get more fantastic sunsets like this, only with LIGHTNING!  :D  

Happy Wednesday everyone!

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Touch The Sky

We didn't get to spend as much time in White Sands as I wanted, but while I was there, I tried to make the most of it even with the sun shining so hotly down on us.  

In some places, there are tons of vegetation growing... in others, there is nothing or very very little.  I LOVE going out there and I wish we lived closer so I could pop on over any time I wanted.  LOL!

#landscape   #landscapephotography   #NewMexico   #WhiteSandsNationalMonument   #WhiteSands  

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Very nice
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Have her in circles
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