Tyrone Turner Takes Thermal Imaging Up, Up and Away
For those not familiar with DC’s Reagan National Airport, there’s a small strip of land near the runway called Gravelly Point Park, where you can lay on your back and watch the planes land perilously close to your head. (Or, takeoff, depending on wind direction.) The planes come in loud—and fast—and the first time you experience it, you feel a slight adrenaline rush as the planes whoosh overhead.
This made it the perfect spot for photographer Tyrone Turner.
Courtesy of a National Geographic magazine assignment, Turner got his hands on a high-end thermal imaging camera this past December and headed to Gravelly Point to capture images of airplanes. Two days later he had hundreds of images that show the varying degrees of