Posts Tagged ‘dogfight’

Faked World War I Dogfight Pictures Go On Auction Block

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They’re some of the most dramatic photographic documents of air combat in World War I, showing planes diving at each other, crashing in flames and pilots ejecting. And they’re all completely bogus.

That hasn’t stopped the work of Wesley David Archer from becoming famous and somewhat coveted, as attested by an upcoming Australian auction of his images.
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Photographing a Dogfight Between Two Eagles

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Here’s the story of how I was in the right-place at the right-time for a special series of eagle photographs.

I was driving down a dirt road near my house when I spotted a red-tailed hawk sitting on the ground. I pulled over for a shot, thinking it may be feeding on something, but it took off and flew across the road in front of me.
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