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Welcome to the Norman Kent Blog.  Here you will find posts of any projects I am working on , news, and it is also a great way to see what I am up to including my participation in skydiving events, world records and even my training.  Please remember to subscribe to get last minute updates!

Never Quit charity event

June 11, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
American flag flown by Team Fastrax member Paul Stanford over Jacksonville Beach during a charity event "Never Quit" an event to honor wounded veterans. Many veterans were taken for tandems during the event. To view the more images from this event please visit the Never Quit gallery
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"Kingsman: Secret Service" feature film new trailer

June 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Excited to announce that we have another Feature Film coming out soon. I had the pleasure to work with Craig O'Brien in England shooting the skydiving sequences for the film "Kingsman: Secret Service" also working with us doi ng double duty was my son Ramsey who not only assisted but was a stunt player in the skydiving sequence for the movie. That...
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"Godzilla" a Warner Brother motion picture blockbuster

May 21, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
What fun! Warner Brothers summer blockbuster "Godzilla" released just a few days ago and it already has record breaking box office numbers for 2014. I had the privilege to work on the production of the skydiving scenes along with Craig O'Brien and an awesome team of stunt skydivers. You may view the Godzilla trailer containing part of the skydiving...
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Training at Paraclete XP

February 07, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Paraclete XP tunnel has agreed to sponsor me while I train. Why do I train? Like anyone else, I need to stay in the air to be able to keep up with our rapidly changing sport of skydiving and human flight. I was rotating in the tunnel with "4 Speed" from france and coached by all the staff at hand. While in there I realized that I was not only scare...
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Two months in a row in Popular Photography!

December 17, 2012  •  1 Comment
After seeing my work, another department of the international magazine Popular Photography decided to run a full page with an image of me in Freefall along with an interview. How cool is that? I kinda like it! LOL I know, I know, I am being a bit self absorbed but I must admit it is exciting to be acknowledged even after so many years:) The magazi...
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I got published in Popular Photographer Magazine!

December 17, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
One of my classic images was selected for publishing in the pages of international photography magazine Popular Photography (November 2012 issue). Although I have been published thousands of times, it is always great to be published in magazines outside the sport. This time, the picture was accompanied by a short article resulting in 1/3 page cover...
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Get Smart – Production Photos And Article Now Available

November 23, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
With the upcoming release of the Warner Bros. film, Get Smart, we are now able to present some of our work that was done for the movie. Norman Kent was the Aerial Director of Photography responsible for filming the skydiving sequence in this new film. We have put together a photo gallery of im ages from the production of this sequence for your view...
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View the “Get Smart” Skydiving Sequence.

November 23, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Want to look at a sneak peek of the skydiving sequence in “Get Smart”? We are proud to announce that our sequence was chosen to be shared as a promotional piece for the movie. In this free video clip, Maxwell Smart and Agent 99 do a little interaction about the sequence before they show it to us. I was so proud to have my section in it's entirety...
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German 200 Way Record

November 23, 2012  •  1 Comment
Congratulations to the participants of the 200 way German record. The formation was built over Eloy, Arizona on November 14, 2008. To view images from this event, please visit our photo gallery.
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September 11th Memorial In New York

November 23, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
On September 11, the members of Team Fastrax were asked to do a demonstration jump flying 7 American flags simultaneously over Ground Zero in New York city as part of the official ceremony conducted that morning on the ground in memory of the 9/11 events. Norman was there to capture the images. It was an emotional moment, news media reported that p...
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Norman Kent Featured In Distinguished Lifestyles Magazine

November 23, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Norman Kent gets featured in “Distinguished Lifestyles” magazine, an elegant Florida publication featuring exclusive homes and lifestyles of famous people. Norman was chosen for his unique photographic work, both in skydiving and outside of skydiving. We invite you to read the featured article.
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Extreme Scrabble Photo Shoot Comissioned By Mattel

November 23, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Talk about a wacky assignment, Norman Kent Productions was hired by Mattel toy company to shoot for a campaign called “Extreme Scrabble” to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the game Scrabble. Special Edition custom boards with the original colors were created and released for sale in the United Kingdom in celebration of the anniversary. The advert...
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Wingsuit 71 Way World Record

November 23, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Images for the Wingsuit record 71 way at Elsinore, CA. are now available for viewing. We are proud to say that a couple of the images from this event are being considered for Norman’s new coffee table book which is now in the design stages.
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Summerfest 108 Way World Freefly Record

November 23, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Congratulations to all free flyers participating in the new 108 way world freefly record. I had the privilege to participate in the world record jumps. It was an awesome display of talent and it was great to be a part of it. I thank the organizers and all participants for the opportunity. Please visit our Summerfest 09 gallery to view photos from t...
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Photography & Video Workshop News

November 05, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Join us for Norman’s first photo and video workshop series of the year. Once again you will have the opportunity to learn from the most renowned photographer in skydiving who will be sharing his 35 years of knowledge with anyone looking to expand their skills. You can maximize your learning experience by attending this workshop as well as the Skydi...
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