During the last few years of my time in the Marines, they were developing the V-22 Osprey. An Osprey was capable of Vertical or Short Take Off and Landings. It meant the plane could take off and land without a runway. Care to guess why they labeled it the “Osprey”? This image demonstrates how the bird is able to “hover” and eventually land from that hover.

Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD lens on a Canon 70D, Aperture Priority, f8, -0 stops of exposure compensation, ISO 800, resulting in a shutter speed of 1/400th of a second, Vibration Compensation active, Sirui P204s monopod with L-10 head, Peak Design Leash strap, processed in Lightroom CC.

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