Every New Year's Day for the past 9 years I've been flying above the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game, trying to capture an image of the moment the B-2 Spirit (Stealth Bomber) is over the Rose Parade, and later, the Rose Bowl Stadium. The flyover only lasts 2 seconds, so I need to make sure I'm in the right position. Every second counts. The B-2 is flying at 200mph and I'm a few thousand feet above, circling at 100mph. My window to successfully photograph the moment is very small and timing is everything.
Kyle Bonagura - ESPN
This year's image is probably my favorite image of the Rose Bowl Game B-2 Flyover. I was exactly where I wanted to be at the right time, the B-2 pilots were exactly where they needed to be, and the band was on-point and in-position with a huge American flag. Everything just came together for a couple seconds and I was able to capture the moment. It was a pleasure speaking with Kyle Bonagura about the photo and all the preparation that went into getting me and my camera in the right place at the right time.
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