Search found 203 matches

by JonoUK
Tue 24 Dec 2019, 7:59 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Go For It!! Hyakuri!
Replies: 6
Views: 2567

Go For It!! Hyakuri!

Season's Greetings All, I hope everyone has a safe and Happy Christmas. For those looking for a short break from the festivities I present some exotic phantoms from the land of the rising sun in their twilight moments. The lure of shark mouthed Reece phantoms and a 301 special tearing up the skies o...
by JonoUK
Sun 18 Aug 2019, 7:31 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Eat Sleep RIAT Repeat
Replies: 3
Views: 1164

Eat Sleep RIAT Repeat

Hi All, So another RIAT has come to past, here’s my record from a consierbaly more damp and cloudy event to last year. I did feel the show was a little on the light side on any other day than the Saturday so will be interesting to see how that plays out in subsequent years. The MiG, Harriers and Fla...
by JonoUK
Sun 05 May 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Welcome to the Jungle - LIMA19
Replies: 27
Views: 4377

Re: Welcome to the Jungle - LIMA19

Thanks for the awesome feedback everyone To answer a couple of questions Fantasctic set, some truly amazing shots there! What kind of focal length do you need for the close ups, like the Flanker in number nine? For that particular shot, not much as the flanker camera from behind and pulled up hard i...
by JonoUK
Sun 28 Apr 2019, 5:55 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Welcome to the Jungle - LIMA19
Replies: 27
Views: 4377

Welcome to the Jungle - LIMA19

Hi All, The flanker once again luring me to far away places, this time Malaysia focusing on the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition - LIMA for short. My main hope was to see exotic jets against an exotic backdrop, probably quality over quantity. What unfolded that week surpassed...
by JonoUK
Mon 24 Dec 2018, 12:54 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Samurai Spirit (The Last) of Hyakuri
Replies: 10
Views: 2051

Samurai Spirit (The Last) of Hyakuri

Merry Christmas everyone and I wish you all a Happy New Year. Thanks to everyone who I met this year its definitely been a memorable one. My last trip out was one which many a spotter had chosen, time with the Phantoms of Hyakuri and its airshow. I was fortunate to attend the Saturday of the show wi...
by JonoUK
Sun 04 Nov 2018, 12:43 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Mod Mil Catch Up
Replies: 4
Views: 1657

Mod Mil Catch Up

Hi All, A collection of some of the mil bits and pieces from the last couple of months. Its been a pretty good year for movements in the UK and this lot is without the Coningsby deployment! 1. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1926/44588884504_2bae1d1195_h.jpg Defender of British Skies by Jonathan Hayl...
by JonoUK
Sun 19 Aug 2018, 3:21 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: A Look back at RIAT
Replies: 7
Views: 1419

A Look back at RIAT

Hi All, Hopefully room for another RIAT collection from what was a brilliant few days in Fairford. This was the best weather I've experience at a RIAT with plenty of sun and great photo opportunities. We had some friends of the family attend for their first time and I tried to get across that its no...
by JonoUK
Sun 17 Jun 2018, 7:15 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: KADEX 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

KADEX 2018

Hi All, As a Flanker fan I thought I would take a chance on Kadex this year. It was definitely an interesting experience from seeing all of the exhibits, combat demo and exploring Astana which appears to be developing at a rapid rate. The single Flanker display on the last day is probably as low and...
by JonoUK
Sun 20 May 2018, 9:33 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: All American Flag
Replies: 6
Views: 2427

All American Flag

Hi all, Back in March I attended Red Flag for the first time and as it approached the visiting nations all dropped out and the home team turned up in force (while also coinciding with Green Flag). If I learned anything from Nellis it is the there's no guarantees photography wise, with two runways an...
by JonoUK
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 9:17 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Modern Mil Catch Up Q4-17
Replies: 7
Views: 3125

Re: Modern Mil Catch Up Q4-17

Thanks for the feedback everyone, and for a POTW feature UKAR, Hope everyone has a great Christmas! :rock:
by JonoUK
Sat 02 Dec 2017, 12:41 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Modern Mil Catch Up Q4-17
Replies: 7
Views: 3125

Modern Mil Catch Up Q4-17

Hi All, I thought I would gather together some of the Modern Mil jets items I've captured over the past three months or so. Its the time of the year where the nights drawn in and sunset/ night shots become all the more possible. In here are shots from the COAP night shoot at Coningsby which I rememb...
by JonoUK
Sat 02 Sep 2017, 3:23 pm
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Norfolk's Airshows Warbird offering
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

Re: Norfolk's Airshows Warbird offering

When was Seething? I'm about five miles from the airfield and didn't see or read any publicity for this show at all. Hadn't it used to be a September event? Seething was on Sunday 20 August, it looks like over the years its crept into August more and more perhaps to work around other events? the la...
by JonoUK
Sat 02 Sep 2017, 11:02 am
Forum: Warbird & Classic Jet Photos
Topic: Norfolk's Airshows Warbird offering
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

Norfolk's Airshows Warbird offering

Hi All, A small selection of the (mostly) warbird variety from the Norfolk airshows of Old Buckenham and Seething. As with the rest of the summer the weather was more than a little challenging at times but did offer some interesting backdrops. The two shows were quite the contrast with Old Buckenham...
by JonoUK
Thu 10 Aug 2017, 7:42 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: The Star-Spangled RIAT
Replies: 5
Views: 1845

The Star-Spangled RIAT

Hi All, So RIAT has once again come and gone, after months of hype it feels like it would be an impossible task to live up to expectations but RIAT 2017 was by far the best one I have attended so far, granted I have only been going in recent years. The show was supported very well other than by the ...
by JonoUK
Tue 11 Jul 2017, 9:07 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: 3 Days 3 Countries - Plenty of Special Schemes
Replies: 3
Views: 2351

3 Days 3 Countries - Plenty of Special Schemes

Hi All, So that's not 3 days consecutive but two of them were, Nato Tiger Meet in France, Tactical Weapons Meet in Belgium and a Base visit to Marham. It's been a great few weeks with Belgium being probably the best single day I've had in this hobby, 1 squadron should be applauded for their efforts....
by JonoUK
Thu 25 May 2017, 6:16 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Eyes in Time (The end of the Film)
Replies: 4
Views: 2062

Eyes in Time (The end of the Film)

Hi All, Like a few others I was there to witness the final three Reece Phantoms of the Hellenic Air Force be put to rest. While the spotters day didn't play out as the squadron had hoped I think its fair to say a good time was had with plenty of opportunity to catch the jets in their final hour. A c...
by JonoUK
Tue 02 May 2017, 7:30 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Thunder and Lightning over East Anglia
Replies: 7
Views: 3589

Thunder and Lightning over East Anglia

Hi all, Just before the next season of events and shows over the summer kicks in I though I would put together a collection of shots from the rest of winter into spring. Events concluding with a visit to Lakenheath with a mass launch of F-35's with F-15 C's, E's and Norwegian F-16. Between Lakenheat...
by JonoUK
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 7:00 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Sion's Last Call - WEF17
Replies: 7
Views: 3172

Re: Sion's Last Call - WEF17

Thanks for taking the time to comment everyone, much appreciated and glad you liked the shots :up:
by JonoUK
Sat 11 Feb 2017, 8:34 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Sion's Last Call - WEF17
Replies: 7
Views: 3172

Sion's Last Call - WEF17

Hi All, If this was the final time I would get to see military exercises at Sion then it was a fitting finale. Every day was blessed with sunshine (though still sub zero temperatures for the most part) with the Hornets involved in air policing over Davos and Tigers on repetition training there was p...
by JonoUK
Sat 07 Jan 2017, 5:11 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: Canon 100-400 MK II Lens Foot Warning
Replies: 1
Views: 1580

Canon 100-400 MK II Lens Foot Warning

Hi All, With this being a very popular lens in the hobby I thought it worth reporting an issue with the lens foot. I noticed on my copy the lens foot was starting to feel pretty wobbly recently. The foot itself has a thumb screw and I thought this was causing the issue. Despite screwing it as tightl...
by JonoUK
Wed 21 Dec 2016, 7:28 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: East Anglia Winter so Far - Happy Christmas!
Replies: 6
Views: 2377

East Anglia Winter so Far - Happy Christmas!

Hi All, Firstly Happy Christmas to everyone I hope you all have a great festive break, i'm sure a good few of us will receive some aviation related goodies under the tree in a few days time. Here's a selection of images from the Anglia Trio during some of the rare better days so far this winter. Tha...
by JonoUK
Fri 28 Oct 2016, 7:22 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: A Day with the Liberty Wing
Replies: 4
Views: 2050

A Day with the Liberty Wing

Hi All, Early October I was fortunate to spend the day with our friends at RAF Lakenheath home to the 48th Fighter Wing. We were lucky enough to see every squadron move from various locations, personally happy to get a couple of frames of the 56th Rescue squadron. We even had a visit from the red ta...
by JonoUK
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 6:03 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: East Anglia Hat-Trick
Replies: 6
Views: 3641

East Anglia Hat-Trick

Hi All, A small selection from a big day of getting around East Anglia's big three and happy to have bagged something from each. Initial objective was to get the F-15D's departing Lakenheath and spend the rest of the day at Mildenhall. With the change of wind direction thought I opted to head to Mar...
by JonoUK
Tue 06 Sep 2016, 7:55 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: Jaguar's Swan Song - Cosford
Replies: 0
Views: 957

Jaguar's Swan Song - Cosford

Hi All, An event which exceeded my expectation, the final ground run of the RAF Jaguar's at Cosford was a truly special morning. The RAF and No 1 SoTT did themselves proud with great organisation and access to the aircraft. Here's a collection of images from this historic event. 1. https://c8.static...
by JonoUK
Tue 30 Aug 2016, 6:35 pm
Forum: Airshow Photos
Topic: And that was RIAT (2016)
Replies: 0
Views: 605

And that was RIAT (2016)

Hi All, An event well covered by many people but thought I would put some images in the mix / vault. It really is testiment to the show that you can get such variety of shots across the arrivals and show days. Although some shots are inevitably repeated looking at each thread there's some uniqueness...