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Watch: Photographer directs fighter planes mid-air, captures head-on pics

Ever wonder how head-on photos of fighter planes flying in formation are captured? All you need to do is sit on the open ramp of a military transport plane while the subjects follow close behind.

The Royal Saudi Air Force recently organized a photoshoot of its fighter airplanes. But what’s even more interesting is that there are also a few BTS videos. Saudi journalist Enad al-Otaibi Tweeted a couple of amazing behind-the-scenes videos showing well-known Saudi aviation photographer Ahmed Hader directing and photographing fighter jets.
This photographer sits perilously on the ramp of a military plane to capture head-on pics of fighter jets in formation. The jets did air-show rehearsals to prepare for the 90th National Day of Saudi Arabia. The video shows how photographers direct the fighter jets mid-air to capture their formations.