by SSgt Sheila deVera

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rebeca Linden de Romero, 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection technician, checks for any discrepancy on an aircraft component by performing a magnetic particle inspection in Southwest Asia, July 11, 2012. A magnetic particle inspection reveals any surface and subsurface defects of magnetic metal items. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sheila deVera/Released)

Photographer's Narrative


Taking photos in a tightly confined space can be challenging, but the right angle can yield compelling photos. Since space was limited, I used a wide-angle lens, long exposure and tripod to get this shot of a non-destructive equipment inspection on aircraft parts.