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Dulles airport photographer David Buerk stands near runway 1C (Photo: J David Buerk Photography)

A Planespotter’s Dream Gig: A Look into the Life of an Airport Photographer

A rainy Friday morning at Washington Dulles International Airport normally brings a dose of regular aircraft traffic along with passengers traveling to their respective destinations, but a new airline changes the game. It comes with fanfare, plenty of cameras, and aviation enthusiasts alike. For airport photographer David Buerk, this is just another day in the life of capturing different sides of the airport from new carriers to pilot retirements. Professional airport photography may not seem like a dream job to…