Posted by: benshelor | November 11, 2008

Judson Brohmer

Judson Brohmer was a photographer for the United States Air Force that captured some of the most iconic and important images that have become the face of the Air Force.  Brohmer was born in 1963 in Palo Alto, California and grew up in Hawaii.  He graduated from the Univesity of Southern California in 1987 with a degree in Broadcast  Journalism and History.  He worked for several television stations before leaving to follow his passions for photography and aviaiton.  He worked closely with the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California.  His free-lance photography was used by the biggest names in the Industry:Boeing, McDonald Douglas, and Lockheed Martin.  Brohmer was named official photographer for a number of new aircraft programs including the F-22 and F-35 fighter programs in 1997.  In 2001, he was killed in an aircraft crash near China Lake, California.

Examples of his work can be found at


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