USS Hornet – Yellow Prop Job


Yellow Prop Job

Yellow Prop Job



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Almost a month ago I wrote about a trip that I took to the USS Hornet that is permanently birthed at the former Alameda Naval Air Station. One of the great things about visiting that ship is that there is quite a bit of space where you can freely wander and get up close and personal with exhibits on board.

I had been to a small airshow at our local airport and seen mostly military helicopters up close, but while this particular plane had a rope around it, most did not and you could get right next to them.

The yellow color on this T-28B Trojan trainer really grabbed my attention as it stood out against the rather neutral colors of everything else around me in there.

Pictured in the background is a TBM-3E Avenger, a WWII era torpedo bomber.

HDR Info: 3 RAWs combined with Photomatix and spot corrected with Photoshop by layered exposure blending. Shot on a tripod.

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