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 Post subject: Blackpool Airshow
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:23 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Blackpool Airshow
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:08 pm 
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Just stopped by to delete a bit of spam and saw your post. Lovely shots! How did you get number 4? Looks like you had to be in a plane ahead of the three Red Arrows.

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 Post subject: Re: Blackpool Airshow
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Thanks Paul.

My feet were firmly on the ground. It's all about rotation and cropping out the horizon. Your brain then sees what appears to be the norm. Don't tell everyone though. :)

Here's an example, the original image of the first in this thread.

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 Post subject: Re: Blackpool Airshow
PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:14 am 
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That's clever! Not sure I would have thought of doing that.

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 Post subject: Re: Blackpool Airshow
PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:34 pm 
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These are great! I love old bi-planes. I don't get to go to many air shows anymore.

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 Post subject: Re: Blackpool Airshow
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Great shots! Wish I was there.

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 Post subject: Re: Blackpool Airshow
PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:53 pm 
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You captured the Air show beautifully....not an easy task to do...wish I were there...when I lived in Florida I photographed the Air show every year....great fun!...I would have been ultra excited if I would have gotten shots like yours!


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 Post subject: Re: Blackpool Airshow
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What focal range do you generally use for these shots? Is it all long telephoto?

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