Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby Mossie on Mon 14 Feb 2011, 9:54 pm

Hi there,

After visiting Cranwell on the 20th Jan to see the Dominie's for the last time I went over to Coningsby for the rest of the afternoon. After a few recoveries
when I first arrived things were pretty quiet before there was a series of departures about 45 minutes before dusk. With the sunset shaping up nicely I was hopeful
that there would be the opportunity for some nice sunset shots when they returned. Sadly this wasn't to be the case as they weren't to return until
long after the light had gone. Still, there were some further departures into the setting sun before eventually a chance to practice some low speed, hand held
shooting; not the greatest combination, but hopefully still some interesting results:

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A couple that aren't the sharpest in the world, but I thought were worth showing:

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And finally a few from earlier in the afternoon:

'Negative Ghostrider; the pattern is full' :grin:

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Thanks for looking & C&C welcome.

Geoff
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby Craig on Mon 14 Feb 2011, 10:17 pm

The last of the night shots is incredible! :cool:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby timuss on Mon 14 Feb 2011, 10:26 pm

Really nice those night shots are very cool :clap: :clap:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby markjayne on Mon 14 Feb 2011, 10:29 pm

Some of the nights shots are really nice, loving the last shot too :clap:

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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby hydealfred on Mon 14 Feb 2011, 11:01 pm

Some superb well composed shots there Geoff well done :clap:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby LN Strike Eagle on Mon 14 Feb 2011, 11:27 pm

Really like the 10th shot there - might not be the sharpest, but it's got atmosphere. :cool:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby redbearing on Tue 15 Feb 2011, 6:29 pm

number 5 for me, just perfect,

cheers

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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby agdickie on Tue 15 Feb 2011, 6:40 pm

Number five tickles my fancy too :smile:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby JohnF on Wed 16 Feb 2011, 4:27 pm

Really like No. 6 & 7 with the landing lights. Excellent set all round. :clap:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby Mossie on Thu 17 Feb 2011, 1:15 pm

Many thanks for the positive comments; I'm glad you liked them.

I always find it interesting seeing which shots other people prefer. They rarely seem to correspond with the ones that I prefer so I'm glad that I don't only post those :grin:

In this batch my favourites are shots 6 & 7, the two of the Typhoon on approach, as I thought it was quite impressive that I'd got anything at all shooting into the near darkness!

Anyway, thanks for the kind comments

Geoff
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby Chucky on Thu 17 Feb 2011, 8:59 pm

My favourite is the 5th !!! :wink:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby Chef_uk on Thu 17 Feb 2011, 9:49 pm

Huh, number 3 for me. Just not the sort of shot you'd expect to get over here. Maybe some F-15's in the US, but the Typhoon at Coningsby makes it a harder catch.
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby cocker on Fri 18 Feb 2011, 7:36 pm

Well done with those, shots 3,5 & 10 for me.

Nick :smile:
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby Vixen1 on Sat 19 Feb 2011, 11:52 am

Number five is the shot forme too.
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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby FrankCrebas on Sat 19 Feb 2011, 11:54 pm

Fantastic set here, thanks for sharing! :rock:

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Re: Night Flying at Coningsby - 20th Jan

Postby Arthur Tee on Sun 20 Feb 2011, 9:34 am

Shots 3 and 5 for me! :clap:

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