Saturday, November 1, 2008

Supersonic pioneer


BELL X-1, SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D.C., OCTOBER 22, 2008

Pentax *ist DS
SMC Pentax-DA 50-200 at 80mm
1/125 sec. f9.5
ISO 1600

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

where are the wires that hang the plane from the ceiling?

HENRY KISOR said...

What wires? X-1 blasted through the Great Hall at Mach 1.01, flattening the tourists below and persuading Pancho Barnes to stand a round of free drinks at last.

Robyn said...

Fantastic - I love it - I love the lines/shadows and light :)

Cheers
Robyn