Lockheed P-3 Orion JMSDF

flying since 1962
P3 over Okinawa. Notice Magnetic anomaly detector on the tail, distinguishing feature.
Japanese officers
Met these gentlemen at the naval air station in Jacksonville in 1979. We got friendlier. I was snapping with a Leica, they pulled out a Nikon.

Author: WmX

I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico (whatever it takes to buy a camera.) I am on the road to understanding black and white photography.