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September 11, 2008
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NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D70
Shutter Speed
1/1000 second
Aperture
F/8.0
Focal Length
200 mm
ISO Speed
320
Date Taken
Apr 1, 2007, 1:39:15 PM
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Raptor in Vapor by jdmimages Raptor in Vapor by jdmimages
©2008 Jeremy Mosher.

I just wanted to try full screen with this shot.
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:iconmrkoww:
mrkoww Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome capture, I got one like this of a F/A18 Hornet :)
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jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2008
Thanks.

JM
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YWYH-s--Morelenmir Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008   General Artist
:faint: Yes, oh yesss. Egads, my day was just made. :D
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copperarabian Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008  Student Photographer
whenever I see this kind of shot I always think of it as the equivalent of a car drifting lol
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xjoewhitex Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008  Professional Photographer
How fast must one be doing to reach that point?
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
From what I read it is actually caused by a low pressure area forming during high-g, subsonic maneuvers, in humid conditions. I basically stole that explanation, but it seemed to explain it best.

Hope this helps a little.

JM
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xjoewhitex Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008  Professional Photographer
I always thought that was the pressure of breaking the sound barrier? lol
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Rose-Amnell Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2008   Photographer
That causes a similar effect, yes. Breaking the sound barrier makes kind of a cloud-lookin' thing form on the front of the air craft in a cone shape. In the movie Iron Man, he breaks the sound barrier at one point and you can see it.

I've also seen a few pictures of MiG's doing that, but I can't remember where :P .
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stephan1pruitt Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008  Student Photographer
That is insane, you gotta have some crazy fast hand for that
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
He is really not going that fast. At this point in the turn a lot of energy is lost. But the high-G load, in humid air will cause this.

JM
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:iconstephan1pruitt:
stephan1pruitt Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2008  Student Photographer
I see. Ive seen pics of them when they break the sound barrier and that would be an amazing picture to capture. Can i ask you where you took this?
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nayhem Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
hmm...thrust vectoring vs. dew point.
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AliBahulimud Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008   Photographer
Whoah, crazy shot! Insane! Brilliant moment you've captured!
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
Thank you.

JM
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RomerTreece Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008
I know Ive said it before...but damn your aviation work is fabulous. :highfive:
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
Thank you. Appreciate the love.

JM
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:iconromertreece:
RomerTreece Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
You got it brother...if you ever get any good shots of H-6o Sikorski types awk Blackhawks, that would be great as they were my ride back in the 90s
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StormfalconX Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008   Photographer
Spectacular, man! :wow:
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
Thanks,

JM
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mythrildragon Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008
That's fantastic, I wish I had your skill!
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008
Thank you.

JM
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Katy-BlackCat Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow!!! Great photo!!! :D
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008
Thanks,

JM
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Star-buck Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008
:wow:

love love love it! Another great shot!
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:iconjdmimages:
jdmimages Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008
Thanks,

JM
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