Ever wonder how head-on photos of fighter planes flying in formation are captured? All you need to do is sit on the open ramp of a military transport plane while the subjects follow close behind.
The Royal Saudi Air Force organized a photo shoot during air show rehearsals in preparation for the 90th National Day of Saudi Arabia yesterday. Saudi journalist Enad al-Otaibi Tweeted a couple of amazing behind-the-scenes videos showing well-known Saudi aviation photographer Ahmed Hader directing and photographing fighter jets:
— عناد العتيبي 🇸🇦 (@ENAD_Alotaibi) September 22, 2020
A second video shows the photographer shooting photos of the individual planes as they peel off from the formation one by one:
Image credits: Header still frames from video by Enad al-Otaibi