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Earlier this year our RetroBomb Magazine team pulled together the ingredients for what became one of my favorite vintage aircraft and fashion shoots. Subject of the shoot was a New Zealand based designer Martin de Ruyter’s accessories under the name Spitfire Trench Art, a World War Two trench art inspired line of cuff-links, pendants,  brooches and…

Sharing the fun from an Air to Air photoshoot with USAAF P-51D Mustang of Brisbane based Fighter Pilot Adventure Flights, where Cameron piloting the Mustang kept sneaking up behind the WWII Harvard trainer I was back seating in as an AerialPro Photos shoot for Brisbane Valley Airshow promo, and also used in RetroBomb Magazine editorial.…

Recently I covered the Brisbane Open House event at Archerfield Airport and while there, Kelly (The Flying Pinup) and I enjoyed the opportunity to shoot out in front of the 1930s art deco terminal with the fleet of warbirds from Fighter Pilot Adventure Flights.  The Flying Pinup goes pretty much everywhere with her multi-talented pilot/engineer/artist/model…

Classic pinup style shoot with Cherie at Oshkosh 2014 with WWII armoured vehicle, two P-40 warhawks and an SNJ trainer.

Last week I enjoyed a two day booking to shoot with a P-51D Mustang – The Undertaker flying at sunset over Wivenhoe Dam for Fighter Pilot Adventure Flights and Brisbane Valley Airshow promo shoot and later to capture that again in formation with Yak3U R2000 SteadFast the world record holding Reno Racer warbird as well…

Looking forward to once again working with Mustang Flights Australia as this ANZAC Day they again grace the skies over the Bargara Dawn Service 2016, honouring our brave service men & women who have given and continue to give so much for us to be able to enjoy life as we know it and our beautiful country!…

For the latest cover of RetroBomb Magazine we had the opportunity to photograph world record winning WWII warbird and Reno Racer Team SteadFast. SteadFast is a Yakovlev Yak-3, a World War II Soviet fighter aircraft and considered by some as a superior aircraft to the P-51D Mustang and the Supermarine Spitfire. SteadFast is a late…

Last weekend the RetroBomb Magazine team (including Mike and I from AerialPro – aviation air 2 air) gathered to meet Warbird Academy Australia at Caboolture Airfield (YCAB).  A quick flight team shoot was followed by shots of the CAC Winjeel, CAC P-51D Mustang (both from the Australian factory), Tigermoth, SNJ-4 Texas and T-34 Mentor trainers,…

RetroBomb Magazine edition three is now live, bigger and better than ever! Rock’n’Roll royalty Linda Gail Lewis and Annie Marie Lewis (Harvey) show us in Chris’s interview that they’re keeping the family of Jerry Lee Lewis very happily in the rock scene, with a new album just released. We chased world record holder and Reno…

For an updated slideshow of some of the last three years shooting military aviation in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, head over to my Warbird Photography page.