Lightning F6 BW

Lightning F6 BW

Lightning F6 BW
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Legendary Award
Summer 2020
2020 Choice Award
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Superb Composition
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Outstanding Creativity
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Exceptional Contrast
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Peer Award
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Superior Skill
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Magnificent Capture
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18 Comments | Report
AlanJakarta PRO+
AlanJakarta March 11, 2014
Superb shot of this awesome jet which looks great in mono. Congratulations.
Timbo March 11, 2014
Very nice in B/W... Well done
snowdon PRO
snowdon March 11, 2014
Spectacular image, congratulations on your feature
Rl1956 March 11, 2014
perfection in b & w, congrats
philipbebbington March 11, 2014
Stunning mono image,that tells a story too. Congrats
santafake March 11, 2014
Interesting lighting.
catini March 11, 2014
Congrats on your feature!
WileKyK Platinum
WileKyK March 11, 2014
Beautifully lit and composed. congratulations on your Feature!
iceman2 March 11, 2014
Wonderful B&W capture.Congrats!
susannejordan March 11, 2014
Superb shot!!
Chrissimpson01 March 11, 2014
Great shot. B&W really shows off the detail
Appleyes PRO+
Appleyes March 11, 2014
excellent shot , well deserved win
nitti March 11, 2014
A beauty....congrats
rmr731 PRO+
rmr731 March 11, 2014
Awesome b/w shot! Congrats!
meshersmith March 13, 2014
Fantastic! Congrats on your Feature!
june_coker_428 March 16, 2014
Great blk/wh and great angle.
jimhelmick June 07, 2015
Excellent photo.
andrew460 July 03, 2015
love the b/w I believe the lighting air display team ( in their day) performed the largest wing over ever recorded!

Behind The Lens

Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground and Air Strip
Feb 15th 2000hrs
Using the aircrafts own landing lights and the building mounted flood lamps, opting to use the camera at 100 iso and long exposure times
Canon EOS60D DSLR with a Sigma 17-70 F2.8 lens mounted on a Benro Travel angel tripod and Giottos MH1300 ballhead with remote shutter release, using standard Hoya UV filter
A love of all things from the Cold War period of UK history, in particular the RAF Lightning squadrons which where on standby day and night in all weather to intercept Soviet bombers and fighters
Minimal amount of processing using Photoshop Elements 7 with Topaz labs bolt on, the image is first tweeked in Topaz Adjust 5 to enhance the colours and sharpen the edges, then the image is converted to black and white using Topaz BW Effect and reprocessed
In my camera bag
2 Canon bodies one EOS60D and one EOS350D, Sigma 120-400mm F4.5 lens, Sigma 4.5mm F2.8 Fish Eye lens, Sigma 17-70mm F2.8 lens and Canon EFS 18-135mm F5.6 lens, various screw in filters ND4 and UV.
Position and patience with long exposure images and very willing people to stand in one position for long periods of time

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