Photography by Ian L. Sitren

The MiG-17 and the Fujifilm X-T3

I just returned from the weekend at the “Wings Over Camarillo” airshow. Making for huge crowd excitement was my friend, pilot Jason Somes in his newly acquired MiG-17. Going past the crowd, down on the deck, at speeds I will only confirm were below the sound barrier.

A great test for any camera, photographers were kind of just giving up in frustration trying to get the MiG in the frame at that speed so close and getting a sharp photograph. Well my Fujifilm X-T3 with the Fujifilm 100-400mm F4.5-5.6R LM OIS WR lens did the job.

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One response

  1. Incredible image, Ian. What a terrific plane — red against a bright blue sky. You are an artist!

    August 20, 2019 at 12:29 pm

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