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Blackpool Air Show 2016

Blackpool Air Show 2016
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19 Comments |
neilvendeiro
 
neilvendeiro August 10, 2016
Synchronized flying in the extreme. Cool shot.
ruimilita
 
ruimilita September 29, 2016
This is an amazing shot.Congrats.
cyrillinegoodman
 
cyrillinegoodman September 29, 2016
Top Shot! Congrats. I love it!
alanakirby
 
alanakirby September 29, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique.
DebJay
 
DebJay September 30, 2016
That's crazy beautiful. It's a stunning shot and you can feel the power and energy coming right at ya! Love it!!
Shwetawale
 
Shwetawale October 04, 2016
Amazing capture
ARedFox
 
ARedFox October 15, 2016
Great shot! Nice timing.
Eduardbetz Platinum
 
Eduardbetz February 04, 2017
Love this ! So beautifully dramatic !
Well deserved.
Macro-Master
 
Macro-Master February 05, 2017
Impressive.
annahelga Ultimate
 
annahelga May 28, 2017
So great :)
talewagger
 
talewagger June 03, 2017
Beautiful!
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Gibbs June 08, 2017
Amazing!
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carolebradley June 09, 2017
Wish I could give you more than top choice
simonparry
 
simonparry December 19, 2018
Outstanding capture...
BluebellOwl
 
BluebellOwl November 24, 2020
Ahhhh! The wonderful Reds! Brilliant capture!
garycox1 PRO
garycox1 November 24, 2020
Thank you
pauloshea
 
pauloshea January 14, 2021
That's a fantastic capture!!!
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garycox1 January 15, 2021
Thank you 😊
shutterbug8
 
shutterbug8 June 16, 2021
Spectacular!
ATXKat
 
ATXKat October 06, 2021
Absolutely breathtaking!
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thunderlake March 26, 2022
Masterful!
garycox1 PRO
garycox1 March 26, 2022
Thank you
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Behind The Lens

Location

This was taken at the Blackpool Airshow, watching the displays from the seafront.

Time

It was between 3pm and 4pm as the Red Arrows were the finale of the displays

Lighting

The sky was very cloudy which actually helped to make the black and white conversion more effective

Equipment

I just used my Canon 100D with a 300mm zoom lens. I had to make sure that I had the focus on panning so I could follow the action. Other than that a steady hand is a necessity

Inspiration

I love air displays and particularly the Red Arrows. They always look so dynamic and wanted a good shot which included their exhaust smoke.

Editing

The only post processing was converting to black and white and amending the levels, such as exposure and contrast

In my camera bag

I just carry my Canon 100D camera and 2 lenses. I never use a tripod and instead trust in my steady hand

Feedback

Keep trying to follow the action as smoothly as possible. Put the camera in action shot mode if you do not want to tweak all the specifics. Carry on following the action even after taking the photo which will give a better result

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