Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

I've seen many photos of airplanes and nature in my life, but very few photographers get close to Tom Dean's ability to capture any kind of flying bird. The action, the right mix of motion blur and crispy detail, and the sheer awesomeness of them all are simply stunning. Feast your eyes, my friends.

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Amazing close-up photos capture war planes and birds' majesty in motion

Tom Dean is a 31-year-old self-taught photographer from the North West of England. His main interests are wildlife and low-level military aircraft flight in Wales.

You can follow him on his site, 500px, Twitter and Flickr.


This is part of a series in which we are featuring futuristic, alien-looking or just plain awesome images of landscapes, cityscapes, and objects. If you are a photographer with such work, please drop me a line here.


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