The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

Yesterday, photographer Mike Miley took his Canon 7D to the Oshkosh Air Show in Wisconsin, and holy crap, did he get some good shots. Chief among them is a jaw-dropping shot of two planes dancing around an explosion of Michael Bay-proportions. Holy crap.

I can't even imagine what the performance must've been like in real life, but Miley's photos help you get pretty close to the action. Some of the highlights from his (altogether excellent) Flickr photostream take you from classic World War II planes to the crazy helicopters that fly upside down. He even captured planes doing some light-drawing in the dark skies above the airfield.

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

Mike Miley is a systems engineer and former Apple employee who takes incredible photographs in his free time. You can keep up with him on Facebook and see more of his photos on 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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